GREY POWER: Real and Potential Drug Interactions Among Aging Baby Boomers


CAND CONFERENCE, HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA, JUNE 22-24, 2007 Paul Richard Saunders, PhD, ND, DHANPProfessor of Botanical MedicineCanadian College of Naturopathic MedicineIn 2006 the first of the baby boomer generation began to turn sixty years old. As this generation has matured and aged they have affected all sectors of society and life; health care is no exception. This talk will focus on the most likely medications they will use, or be asked to use, as part of the aging process and will alert clinicians to the real or possible interactions that may be encountered between conventional therapies and those offered by trained and regulated naturopathic doctors. Scientific research, from petriei dish to animals to humans, will provide the basis for this presentation.

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