Gordon Medical Forum

Gordon Medical Associates

Drs Gordon and Parpia have a unique and proven approach to healing chronic conditions with over 50 years of clinical experience combined; they created the Gordon Medical Forum Podcast to introduce some of the most overlooked and essential factors for overcoming chronic illness.


Eric Gordon, MD, is the Medical Director of Gordon Medical Associates, and Nafysa Parpia, ND, is the Director of Naturopathic Medicine. Gordon Medical Associates is the premiere Lyme and Environmentally Acquired Illness clinic on the West Coast. To learn more about the team at Gordon Medical Associates, go to gordonmedical.com.


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Peptides and the Chronic Illness Equation
Yesterday
Peptides and the Chronic Illness Equation
Unlock the secrets of cellular communication with Drs Eric Gordon and Nafysa Parpia. They delve into the microscopic world of peptides—the minuscule proteins wielding monumental influence over your body and mind. Comprising short chains of amino acids, these tiny powerhouses orchestrate specific functions within your cells, playing a pivotal role in the intricate dance of bodily and mental processes. Drs. Eric Gordon and Nafysa Parpia unravel the realm of peptides, exploring their profound impact on overall well-being and demystifying the significance of peptides and their potential therapeutic role in complex chronic illness.Episode highlights include:- Different peptides affect different cells and, therefore, have various functions. This allows for highly tailored and targeted treatment plans that address a wide variety of conditions.- Peptides work synergistically and can be used with many other therapies to increase the effectiveness of antibiotics, antiviral and antiparasitic medications, IV nutrient therapies, hormone therapies, detoxification therapies, herbal remedies, and other peptides. - Peptides we use most often in our practice for Complex Chronic Illness include those that address immune modulation, brain function, hormonal support, sleep support, and libido.Listen in to learn more : (02:19 - 03:29) Understanding Peptide Therapy(07:14 - 09:30) Peptides for Immune Modulation and Inflammation(14:08 - 15:39) Potential Benefits of TB4 FRAG(18:43 - 19:46) Immune System Dysregulation Alignment(23:34 - 24:47) Peptide Therapies for Cognitive FunctionTranscriptThis episode shared so much information that we want to share the link to the transcript of the original webinar presentation.Interested in Becoming A Patient? Find out if working with Gordon Medical is right for you. Set up a complimentary discovery call with our new patient coordinator. ** This information is not to be taken as medical advice. Always consult your practitioner before making any changes to your treatment.
Exploring Sinus-Related Cognitive Connections
Mar 28 2024
Exploring Sinus-Related Cognitive Connections
Join Dr. Parpia in the latest episode of Gordon Medical Forum as she navigates the intricate web of potential causes for cognitive decline with Dr. Josh Helman. From Lyme and co-infections to mold/mycotoxins, high viral loads, and environmental toxicants, discover why the health of our sinuses holds profound significance for brain health and cognitive function, unraveling the connections that underpin this relationship.Episode highlights include:- A review of the myriad of potential causes of cognitive decline, including Lyme and co-infections, Mold/Mycotoxins, high viral loads, environmental toxicants, and more.- Why Dr. Parpia sees dementia and Alzheimer's as “secondary illness states.”- Why the sinuses are so critical to brain health and cognitive function.- Current sinus research and testing options.- The connection between the sinus microbiome and brain health. - How and when to incorporate peptides into sinus and brain support.Listen in to learn more : (12:47 - 13:46) Symptoms and Treatment of Sinusitis(20:47 - 22:15) Antibacterial Theory and Brain Infections(26:27 - 27:24) Timelines of Sinus Treatment Recovery(31:54 - 33:04) Sinus Surgery and Jaw Infections(36:28 - 38:17) Exciting Innovations in Tick-Borne Disease ResearchAbout Dr. Josh HelmanDr. Joshua Helman, MD, is a Harvard-trained Physician. He has two degrees in Biochemistry (bachelor’s from Harvard magna cum laude and master’s from the University of Cambridge, UK). Dr. Josh is board-certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine. His Medical Degree is from Harvard Medical School and MIT. He is the former medical director of Hippocrates Health Institute and has worked at the TrueNorth Health Center, focusing on fasting. To learn more about Dr. Josh Helman, visit DrJosh.com.Interested in Becoming A Patient? Find out if working with Gordon Medical is right for you. Set up a complimentary discovery call with our new patient coordinator. ** This information is not to be taken as medical advice. Always consult your practitioner before making any changes to your treatment.
Healing Really Happens When....
Mar 18 2024
Healing Really Happens When....
Every single day, Dr. Eric Gordon and Dr. Nafysa Parpia navigate the intricate landscape of patients grappling with multifaceted chronic illnesses. Each individual presents a unique puzzle, with an array of symptoms and interwoven medical complexities. Navigating the realm of complex health issues amidst a sea of bewildering information can be a daunting task. The reality is that chronic illness is an intimately personal journey, often marked by solitude. What proves to be a remedy for one individual may offer little relief to another. In this insightful episode, Dr. Tom Moorcroft speaks with Dr. Eric Gordon and Dr. Nafysa Parpia, delving into the intricate nature of chronic illness and exploring the pathways to healing.Episode highlights include:- The nuts and bolts of reigniting self-healing.- Diving into the key aspects of healing, including science + research, clinical aspects, energetics, and the nervous system.- What has to happen first before the body can heal and return to health?- Gordon Medical's unique approach to addressing complex chronic illness.- Triune nature of healing.- Long haul COVID load on chronic illness.- Similarities between tick-borne illness and Long COVID.To learn more, listen in :(00:03) - Healing Chronic Illness Through Love(13:17) - Reframing Chronic Illness and Healing(22:08) - The Healing Journey(30:25) - Navigating Patient Receptiveness in Healing(40:20) - Treatment Approach for Chronic Inflammation(47:43) - Holistic Approach to Healing PatientsAbout Dr. Tom MoorcroftDr. Tom treats some of the sickest, most sensitive patients suffering from chronic Lyme disease, tick-borne co-infections, and mold illness, as well as children with infection-induced autoimmune encephalitis (PANS/PANDAS). He is the creator of the Thrive With Lyme Blueprint, which assists those suffering from Lyme and related illnesses in tapping into the true source of radiant health within them and optimizing healing. He also teaches practitioners how to easily and effortlessly excel at treating patients with complex, chronic illnesses in his Lyme Disease Practitioner Certification and Mentorship program.Interested in Becoming A Patient? Find out if working with Gordon Medical is right for you. Set up a complimentary discovery call with our new patient coordinator. ** This information is not to be taken as medical advice. Always consult your practitioner before making any changes to your treatment.