Felice Gersh, MD

Immune Function, Males, and Females: An Overview

Men and women are often treated alike in the conventional medical system, but in reality there are tremendous differences related to the effects of different hormones and genes – resulting in great differences in immune system functioning – a differential evolved due to the imperatives of successful reproduction and survival of the human species. 

This talk focuses on all of those issues and presents a clear picture of the complex differences of male and female immune functioning, showing why autoimmune diseases have a huge preponderance in women.

Key Points

  • Why having 2 X chromosomes has a significant impact on the function of female immune systems
  • Why estrogen is such an amazing hormone and it’s critical role in the body as a whole and the immune system in particular
  • Why women need a robust immune system
  • Why the roles of the gut microbiome and the circadian rhythm matter to immune health
  • What to do each day to improve immune health and lower the risk of developing autoimmune disease

Felice Gersh, M.D

Felice Gersh, M.D. is a multi-award winning physician with dual board certifications in OB-GYN and Integrative Medicine. She is the founder and director of the Integrative Medical Group of Irvine, a practice that provides comprehensive health care for women by combining the best evidence-based therapies from conventional, naturopathic, and holistic medicine.

She taught obstetrics and gynecology at Keck USC School of Medicine for 12 years as an Assistant Clinical Professor, where she received the highly coveted Outstanding Volunteer Clinical Faculty Award.

She now serves as an Affiliate Faculty Member at the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine, through the University of Arizona School of Medicine, where she lectures and regularly grades the case presentations written by the Fellowship students for their final exams.

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