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The Gut and Immune System Connection
Michael Ash, BSc(Hons) DO ND FDipION
Michael Ash BSc (Hons). DO. ND. F.Dip ION mIOD began in clinical practice in 1982 when he founded the Eldon Health Clinic. An Osteopath, Naturopath, and Nutritional Therapist with over 25 years of full time clinical practice, he has embraced the evolving culture of integrative medicine and has been a representative pioneer of the principles, philosophy, and practice of functional medicine within the UK. Since 1999 he has researched, lectured, published and studied on the mucosal immune system within the gastrointestinal tract and its effect on the health of the body. During this time he has pioneered nutrition based immunotherapeutics and has developed a special interest in patients with autism, neurodevelopmental problems, functional bowel problems and recurrent pregnancy loss associated with immune disruption. Now focused on research and clinical strategies, Michael lectures regularly both nationally and internationally. He devises clinical strategies to support individuals seeking optimal health.