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Advanced Clinical Focus: Hormones and Endocrinology

In this course, Advanced Clinical Focus on Hormones and Endocrinology, we will examine how to identify a person’s hormonal imbalances, and how to bring the “symphony” of hormones back in tune.


Date:             November 19 – December 16, 2020
Time:             Wednesdays at 12pm EST (Live Streams)
Location:       Online (Details will be emailed)
Investment: $459

Registration extended to Thursday, November 19th at 5 pm EST

The body is a complex “soup” of a variety of chemicals that communicate information about how our tissues should respond. Hormones are key players in this communication network. Their messages have profound impacts on our physiology. They need to be in balance much like all of the instruments in a symphony need to be tuned. When the hormones are “out of tune”, symptoms and disease can ensue.

Just like all of the instruments in a symphony need to be in tune, so do all of the hormones of the body need to be in balance. 

It is estimated that between 25-50% of adults have endocrine imbalances. 1, 2 It is no wonder the numbers are so high when nutritional deficiencies and excesses, reduced physical activity, poor lifestyles, and an increase in environmental toxins are so commonplace. These factors can greatly influence the balance of our hormones.

Hormonal and endocrine imbalances have been associated with many conditions:

  • Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and Graves’ disease
  • Adrenal insufficiency/fatigue
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Prostate enlargement
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Female/Male infertility
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
  • Fibrocystic breasts
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Osteoporosis
  • and much more

Treating hormonal imbalances requires a multi-faceted plan including diet, therapeutic foods, lifestyle interventions, and nutraceuticals.

In this course, Advanced Clinical Focus on Hormones and Endocrinology, we will examine how to identify a person’s hormonal imbalances, and how to bring the “symphony” of hormones back in tune.

This course is for you if you are a…

  • Nutritionist or health coach
  • Culinary Nutrition Expert
  • Dietitian
  • Naturopathic doctor
  • Medical doctor
  • Nurse or nurse practitioner
  • Chiropractor or physiotherapist
  • Personal trainer or fitness specialist
  • Individual wanting to learn more about hormonal health

You will walk away with a solid understanding of how to intelligently balance hormones, and be able to implement targeted therapies for yourself, your family, clients and/or patients.

“Josh’s ability to connect with his students and his remarkable talent at teaching simple concepts, as well as more advanced topics, are both truly superior. He is extremely organized, amazingly knowledgeable and approachable. As a pharmacist, I have attended various continuing education lessons, however I found Josh’s lectures to be amazingly applicable and extremely interesting. I would definitely recommend attending Josh’s seminars or webinars to anyone out there who has a real thirst for knowledge.” – Shagufta Karimi,  Pharmacist

Course Outline (subject to change):

Class 1

  • Anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system
  • Major endocrine organs
  • The life of a hormone
  • The role of cholesterol in hormonal health

Class 2

  • Insulin-resistance
  • Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Therapeutic diets, foods, lifestyle, and nutraceuticals

Class 3

  • Adrenal dysfunction
  • The 3 stages of adrenal fatigue
  • Thyroid dysfunction
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Autoimmune thyroiditis
  • Therapeutic diets, foods, lifestyle, and nutraceuticals

Class 4

  • Sex hormones
  • Female hormone imbalances and associated conditions
  • Male hormone imbalances and associated conditions
  • Therapeutic diets, foods, lifestyle, and nutraceuticals

“Josh is by far one of the best teachers I’ve ever had. His knowledge and desire to truly teach his students is second to none. He has an amazing way of breaking down complex information so that it is palatable to everyone. Josh is helpful, patient and pretty funny too. I’ll definitly be taking more classes with him in the future.” – Barbara Baumann, Nutritionist

Key Takeaways:

  • A thorough understanding of the endocrine system
  • How to identify hormonal imbalances – pattern recognition
  • The upstream effects on hormonal health
  • How to restore balance to the endocrine system
  • How to use targeted diets, foods, nutraceuticals, and mind-body therapies
  • How to ensure maintenance of hormonal health for life

Registration Includes:

  • Four pre-recorded 1.5-2-hour online video classes (released every Thursday, with ongoing access)
  • Four 45-minute live Q&A sessions (Wednesdays at 12pm EDT, recording available if unable to join live)
  • Complete set of course slides
  • Access to the Private Student Portal containing: recordings, class notes, studies, articles, and handouts.

Schedule 2020:

  • November 19: 1st class available for viewing
  • November 25 at 12pm EST: 1st Live Stream
  • November 26: 2nd class available for viewing
  • December 2 at 12pm EST: 2nd Live Stream
  • December 3: 3rd class available for viewing
  • December 9 at 12pm EST: 3rd Live Stream
  • December 10: 4th class available for viewing
  • December 16 at 12pm EST: 4th Live Stream


Certification Upgrade: For a certificate of completion in the Hormones and Endocrinology course, you will need to complete an open-book exam and receive a passing mark of 80%. You have 2 years to complete and submit your exam. Your certificate will be mailed to you within three months of receiving the exam.

“Josh breaks down complicated health concepts into easy to digest information.  He is generous with his resources and knowledge, making his courses useful for both consumers and other health/nutrition professionals.  Definitely good value to invest both time and money in one of his education seminars.  You’ll come out the other side more knowledgeable and more motivated’.    Trish K, Holistic Nutritionist


  1. Thyroid. 2007 Dec;17(12):1211-23.
  2. Journal of Clinical Pathology. 2010 May;63(5):379-86.