FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3RD 2021

Morning

7:00 - 08:00

Check In

08:00 - 08:30

“3RD IHAS 2021” Opening Show

08:30 - 09:00

TBR
to be revealed

09:00 - 09:30

"Your genes, Your health"

In order to meet the full promise of personalized and precision medicine, research is attempting to leverage our increasing genomic understanding and further develop more accurate disease risk prediction models. However, there is notable heterogeneity in the use and reporting of risk scores, which hinders its translation into clinical practice.

In the field of well-being and prevention, polygenic risk scores can be used to understand the genetic predisposition to specific body traits, which can be very relevant to support healthcare programs to keep people healthy.

In this talk, I will discuss the most recent developments on polygenic risk score reporting standards and present the results of main relevant studies on the obesity and on the vitamin D genetic characterizations.

 

 

#Preventive medicine    #Genetic predisposition     #Polygenic risk scores    #Obesity     #Vitamin D

09:30 - 10:30

MASTER CLASS
“How nutrition, gut microbiome and intestinal permeability can impact the inflammatory processes of aging”

#inflammatory    #zonulin    #gut permeability    #microbiome    #dysbiosis    #nutrition

10:30 - 11:00

HEALTHY BREAK
Altis Grand Hotel

The summit and the post summit course Healthy Breaks (healthy and functional breaks), are designed with Food Awareness. The main objective is to nourish and feed all participants in the breaks between trainings, with biological superfoods, alkaline and functional foods of high richness and nutritional value, providing more Life, Health and Happiness.

 

#Bio / Organic SuperFoods     #Super Foods     #NutriBreaks     #Detox & Antiox    #Antiaging snacks     #Gluten, Lactose & Sugar Free

11:00 - 11:10

Meditation Moment I

11:10 - 11:30

Aurum Sponsorship Talk

11:30 - 12:30

TBR
to be revealed

12:30 - 14:00

BUFFET LUNCH
Altis Grand Hotel

Summit and post-summit course lunches are functional buffets with a wide variety of alkaline foods, rich in antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-aging nutrients.

 

 

#Functional Buffet    #Alkaline Food     #Conscious Kitchen    #Nutritional education    #Anti-Inflammatory Foods

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3RD 2021

Afternoon

14:00 - 14:30

“Inflammaging & lifestyle”

Low-grade chronic inflammation (LGCI) is increasingly acknowledged as an important cause of various chronic degenerative conditions, such as cancer, autoimmune diseases, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, osteoporosis, sarcopenia, depression, and neurodegenerative diseases.

Interestingly, most of these diseases and disorders are considered age-related conditions. And there is evidence that inflammation likely accelerates the aging process. More importantly, various epidemiological studies have observed higher concentrations of inflammatory biomarkers in older individuals, which led to the widely accepted theory that human aging is characterized by LGCI dubbed “inflammaging”, a term coined by Claudio Franceschi.

Nevertheless, older adults do not suffer from LGCI to the same extent. Although genetics likely plays a role, multiple lines of evidence suggest that the main cause of inflammaging is actually the modern exposome, i.e., the lifelong
exposure to a variety of novel environmental factors, which includes various xenobiotics, altered sleep patterns, physical inactivity, the typical western diet, and chronic psychological stress.

Therefore, lifestyle interventions that prevent, decrease, and resolve inflammation are of paramount importance and will be the main topic discussed in this presentation.

 

 

#inflammation     #inflammaging     #lifestyle     #aging     #exposome

14:30 - 15:00

"Physical exercise in longevity & healty aging"

When it comes to resolving chronic inflammation, whether associated with aging (inflammaging), inflammatory or autoimmune diseases, nutrition, exercise, sleep and reducing stress levels, play a crucial role. In this presentation the benefits related to the participation of physical exercise in this objective will be summarized.

 

 

#exercise    #physical activity     #epigenetics     #cytokines    #Healthy Aging​

15:00 - 15:30

TBR
to be revealed

15:30 - 16:00

"Breathing - How the World forgot the fundamentals"

This session is about remembering the basics, the fundamentals. Why is breathing such an important and overlooked part in our current medical “system”. Is there a right and wrong way to breathe?

Did we “forgot” what advantages we have when we do it right or was it taken for granted? What is the role and importance of CO2 in our system? Please join us and let us try to understand the real value and impact of the breath!

#breath   #autonomicnervous system    #parasympatheticsystem    #sympathetic     #system     #O2     #CO2

16:00 - 16:30

HEALTHY BREAK
Altis Grand Hotel

The summit and the post summit course Healthy Breaks (healthy and functional breaks), are designed with Food Awareness. The main objective is to nourish and feed all participants in the breaks between trainings, with biological superfoods, alkaline and functional foods of high richness and nutritional value, providing more Life, Health and Happiness.

 

 

#Bio / Organic SuperFoods     #Super Foods     #NutriBreaks     #Detox & Antiox    #Antiaging snacks     #Gluten, Lactose & Sugar Free

16:30 - 16:40

Meditation Moment II

16:40 - 17:00

Aurum Sponsorship Talk

17:00 - 17:30

"Double filtration plasmapheresis, the high technologycal treatment for autoimmune diseases"

The most technologycal treatment for autoimmune diseases with immediate results is called Double Filtration Plasmapheresis (DFPP).

The BIOSALUD DFPP is a variant of double membrane filtration apheresis, for the immune filtration, a special filter (immune filter) is used which is specifically adapted to each patient. The crucial point is that this special filter frees the blood plasma of pathological and pathogenic proteins which trigger or maintain your disease. Per treatment, an average of 60 to 80 percent of all disease-triggering or disease-maintaining proteins are removed.

After this, we filter the blood of the patient to free it from toxins (heavy metals, mycotoxins and toxic chemycals).  

During the treatment, the circulatory system is permanently monitored by a cardiovascular monitor with blood pressure, pulse and ECG measurements. 

It is a very important treatment that comply all premise and rules of Integrative Medicine. 

We will explain how is our protocol and how to combine it with other Biologycal Medicine Technicas.

 

 

#Double Filtration Plasmapheresis    #Immunocomplexes filtration    #Environmental apheresis    #Autoimmune Disease treatment     #Lyme Disease treatment

17:30 - 18:00

“The hidden giants of autoimmunity”

Autoimmunity: What we need to know and how can we help our patients in the clinical practice.

The epidemic of autoimmune diseases has been an increasingly complex problem. Taking into account a Functional Medicine approach, the autoimmune process will be addressed, where to start and how we can help our patients to reverse and prevent autoimmunity, identifying and treating the underlying imbalances.

In this lecture I will share my clinical experience on:
– How autoimmune diseases are currently being treated in conventional medicine;
The impact that the chronic stress of today’s society has on the expression of autoimmunity;
– How to reformulate the view of the autoimmune process from an “incurable disease” to a process that can be reversed;
– How can we empower our patients and apply lifestyle and functional programs in their real lives and clinical practice.

 

 

#autoimmunity

18:00 - 18:30

"Hormones, Keto Green 16 diet and menopause an hot topic on sexual health"

“Hormones, Keto Green 16 diet and menopause an hot topic on sexual health”

 

 

#Keto     #Hormones     #Menopause     #Sexual health      #Weight loss

18:30 - 19:00

"Interfering foci of the oral cavity and their impact on the immune system and autoimmune diseases"

19:00 - 20:00

1ST DAY CLOSING MASTER CLASS
"One ounce of prevention is worth more than a kilo of protocols: identifying the precursors of the autoimmune cascade"

In Clinical Practice, patients suffering on the autoimmune cascade present daily. Autoimmunology is an emerging specialty within the discipline of Immunology. Its study invites a paradigm shift in the theory of autoimmunity which was developed at a time when the human body was believed to be largely sterile. It is more likely that the autoantibodies detected in patients with autoimmune disease are generated in response to perceived pathogens rather than ‘self’. Besides the traditional pathogens of our ancestors (bacteria, parasites, viruses, molds and fungi), numerous studies associate environmental toxins in today’s world as potential initiators of the autoimmune cascade. We will explore the mechanisms of immune response to what is consider an ‘insult’ to the body.

20:30

3RD IHAS 2021”
Official Dinner

The “3RD International Healthy Aging Summit 2021” official dinner is on the panoramic floor of the Altis Grand Hotel, with a fantastic view over Lisbon downtown and the Tejo River in the background.

The menu will be consistent with the name of the summit, “International Healthy Aging”, and main focus: immune system and autoimmunity – health “à la carte…”.

 

 

#Food Awareness    #Functional Kitchen     #Nutritional Wealth    #Healthy and Delicious    #“à la carte” health

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4TH 2021

Morning

08:00 - 09:00

MEET THE EXPERT
”A functional approach to autoimmune dysregulation"

Autoimmune diseases are at an all-time high worldwide and rising rapidly in the 21ST century. Predispositions to autoimmune conditions can be viewed as a trio of causes as was discussed by Dr. Alessio Fasano. These include, a genetic predisposition, a trigger – usually environmental and increased intestinal permeability. We will review a protocol that expands on functional medicine principles in order to get the root cause of the specific autoimmune condition and to treat the underlying functional imbalances.

 

 

#autoimmune dysregulation     #autoimmunity     #functional approach     #Dr Trindade protocol     #Healthy Aging

09:00 - 09:30

"Intermittent fasting in autoimmunity control"

The practice of intermittent fasting has shown benefits in preventing metabolic and autoimmune diseases and healthy aging.

Diets that mimic fasting can therefore be a non-pharmacological tool in the control of autoimmune diseases. Autoimmune imbalances begin to be linked with loss of immune tolerance. The silent processes that are often manifested only by fatigue and / or other unappreciated symptoms that, if left unchecked, lead to chronic degenerative processes, inflamation and autoimmune disease.

For aging to take place in a healthy way, it is crucial to eliminate or reduce the factors that constitute the trigger points for immune disorders (genetics, toxics, electromagnetism, food, intestinal health, haptens, emotional conflicts) and essentially develop an approach based on the CAUSE and not in symptomatology. The correction of altered immune signaling pathways helps the immune system to recover its ability to coordinate, self-regulate and adapt.

 

 

#Intermittent fasting    #autoimmune control     #youngand healthy    #microbiome    #micro immunotherapy    #autoimmune diseases

09:30 - 10:00

"Insulin resistance and cardiovascular disease"

Insulin resistance has been consistently associated with elevated rate of cardiovascular events independently of other cardiovascular risk factors and diabetes status. The clinical expression of insulin resistance has been related to cardiovascular disease as well.

Established and evolving treatment strategies including moderate physical activity, weight reduction, rigorous blood pressure control, correction of dyslipidemia, and glycemic control have proven beneficial in decreasing the CVD risk.

There´s evidence that age-related changes in metabolism might be key factors of a vicious cycle that can accelerate the ageing process and onset of age-related diseases.

 

 

#Insulin        #Metabolic Syndrome       #Cardiovascular Risk       #Life Style

10:00 - 10:30

"Plastic surgery, aesthetics and aesthetic medicine - Its role in anti aging rejuvenation. Its relationship with autoimmune diseases"

Dr. Ângelo Rebelo, Plastic Surgeon for 30 years, dedicated most of his time as a Specialist to Aesthetic Surgery.

This vast experience allowed us to observe and verify the complexity and naturalness of the process or processes of aging in human beings and the “fight” for a long time to stop or delay this process.

He gradually became aware of the different areas of Medicine and non-medicine that made and continue to make important contributions in this inevitable process, but improvable in quality and quantity.

Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine have followed and evolved in the sense of giving their contribution more or less objectively, with more or less result, but walking, often together, in the search for medical and surgical solutions to contribute to a better quality in the process of aging of the human being.

In his experience, he came to see that many areas of Medicine can be complemented and sometimes have as alternatives non-medical areas that have evolved so much and others that already existed even before conventional medicine.

The possibility of performing cosmetic surgeries and treatments in people with autoimmune diseases is a reality that is unknown to many and is part of Dr. Ângelo Rebelo’s professional experience for over 20 years at Clínica Milénio, where a multidisciplinary and expanding team is dedicated to this area.

10:30 - 11:00

HEALTHY BREAK
Altis Grand Hotel

The summit and the post summit course Healthy Breaks (healthy and functional breaks), are designed with Food Awareness. The main objective is to nourish and feed all participants in the breaks between trainings, with biological superfoods, alkaline and functional foods of high richness and nutritional value, providing more Life, Health and Happiness.

 

#Bio / Organic SuperFoods     #Super Foods     #NutriBreaks     #Detox & Antiox    #Antiaging snacks     #Gluten, Lactose & Sugar Free

11:00 - 11:10

Meditation Moment III

11:10 - 11:30

aurum sponsor talk from Nordic Labs
“Healthy brain aging: the role of nutrition”

Keeping a healthy brain function through aging is the goal of all of us. There are several factors affecting brain health and nutrition is certainly one of the major ones.

Nutrition can provide not only the materials for a healthy brain function, but also address and optimize several of the metabolic dysfunctions associated with aging, such as oxidative stress, mitochondrial dysfunction, neuroinflammation (among others).

Get to know the approach towards a healthy aging brain with Dr Daniela’s talk.

 

 

#healthy brain    #nutrition     #cognitive function      #personalized approach     #healthy aging

11:30 - 12:00

"Dietary approaches to treating multiple sclerosis and neuroimmune processes in 2021"

In this session, Dr. Wahls will review her personal journey with multiple sclerosis (MS). She will then review the dietary studies in the setting of MS. She will review observational and interventional studies that have demonstrated positive clinical outcomes for MS and related comorbid conditions.  These concepts can be generalized to autoimmune processes and disease sates. Recommendations for MS and neuroimmune patients will be provided.

Objectives

After completing this session the participants should be able to:

– Describe dietary plans that have demonstrated effectiveness at reducing the number of enhancing MRI lesions and disability in MS clinical trials;
– Describe which dietary plans have favorable pilot data in MS clinical trials for patient reported outcomes, comorbidities and could be considered to autoimmune and neuroimmune disease states;
– Describe the key dietary elements Dr. Wahls recommends in the wellness plans of autoimmune patients.

 

 

#Nutrition    #Diet    #Autoimmune    #Multiple Sclerosis     #Fatigue    #Quality of life    #Paleolithic diet    #Mediterranean diet    #Swank diet     #Intermittent Fasting

12:00 - 12:30

Round table: Questions & Answers

12:30 - 14:00

BUFFET LUNCH
Altis Grand Hotel

Summit and post-summit course lunches are functional buffets with a wide variety of alkaline foods, rich in antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-aging nutrients.

 

 

 

#Functional Buffet    #Alkaline Food     #Conscious Kitchen    #Nutritional education    #Anti-Inflammatory Foods

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4TH 2021

AFTERNOON​

14:00 - 15:00

"Autoimmune disease in the elderly"

15:00 - 16:00

"Scientific research & healthy aging"

15:00 - 15:20

The Effects of Vitamin D on Elderly Health: Do-Health Study

#Vitamin D      #DO-Health     #Scientific evidence

15:20 - 15:40

TBR
to be revealed

15:40 - 16:00

"Adherence to therapeutic plans for an active and healthy ageing"

Non-adherence to therapeutic plans is a public health problem that affects all people in general, but with particular significance in older adults due to the high number of coexisting chronic diseases and geriatric syndromes and the consequent polypharmacy. Polypharmacy is often associated with inappropriate prescriptions, drug-drug and drug-disease interactions, prescription cascade, which can all increase the risk of adverse drug reactions and therefore the discontinuation of treatment. In addition, the management of chronic diseases requires the patient’s continuous psychological adaptation and behavioural reorganization to face recurrent changes in therapeutic indications.

Non-adherence to medical plans continue to be a challenge for health and care professionals and scientists, as their effort to explain and promote patients’ adherence continues to be ineffective. Indeed, almost 50% of patients are non-adherent to therapeutic plans. This degree of non-adherence results in a high number of patients that do not get the maximum benefits of medical treatment, which is associated with high health care costs, lower quality of life and poor health outcomes. This slow progress seem to be the lack of comprehensive theoretical models to explain non-adherence and to explain the potential success of a given intervention.

In this presentation, a revision on adherence definition and taxonomy will be performed, as well as a revision of effective interventions dedicated to improve adherence to therapeutic plans.

16:00 - 16:30

HEALTHY BREAK
Altis Grand Hotel

The summit and the post summit course Healthy Breaks (healthy and functional breaks), are designed with Food Awareness. The main objective is to nourish and feed all participants in the breaks between trainings, with biological superfoods, alkaline and functional foods of high richness and nutritional value, providing more Life, Health and Happiness.

 

 

#Bio / Organic SuperFoods     #Super Foods     #NutriBreaks     #Detox & Antiox    #Antiaging snacks     #Gluten, Lactose & Sugar Free

16:30 - 16:40

Meditation Moment IV

16:40 - 17:00

Aurum Sponsorship Talk

17:00 - 17:45

“Triggers for immunity (endocrine disruptors, estrogen dominance, autoimmunity)”

Our century is the one of climate changes and pollutions. Our bodies are faced to so many adaptations that our cell machinery is also disrupted. Estrogens are crucial to manage, because, in excess, probably responsible of many diseases, including auto immunity and cancers. The way is paved of medical solutions.

 

#endocrine disruptors     #autoimmunity     #cancer     #estrogens     #microbiota    #virus​

17:45 - 18:10

“Environmental Toxicity, Climate Change and Longevity”

This session will analyze the consequences of climate change at a global level, including Portugal, with an emphasis on the main contaminants and in the importance of environmental toxicity produced by different agents, whether inhaled, absorbed by the skin or ingested. Contamination in buildings will also be addressed, including the current issue related to micro plastics. These factors directly affect longevity and quality of life in numerous countries, highlighting the reality of New Delhi (India) with a decrease in the longevity of its citizens in 10 years, in some regions of China, but also in the USA and Europe.

 

 

 

#Environmental Toxicity     #Climate change      #Longevity      #Contaminant Agents      #healthy aging

18:10 - 18-30

“Factors to consider to improve the clinical outcome of cell therapy”

Aging is defined as the loss of organism optimal functions with time and age. As the process of aging continues, there is also a decline in tissue regeneration capacity.        Aging might be delayed to some extent by deploying modern tools and techniques. Within this context, stem cell therapy has proven itself as promising potential alternatives to regular antiaging agents/tools used today.  The potential of stem cells to proliferate and differentiate helps in the regeneration and repair of different tissues and organs. One important tissue source to obtain these cells is adipose, which contains cells called adipose derived stem cells (ADSCs). These cells have a great therapeutic potential of delaying the aging process and/or treat age-related diseases.

There is increasing evidence that the aging and oxidative stress can have adverse effects on proliferative and differentiation capacity of stem cells.

Also, in order to contribute to repair of the tissue, these cells should be able to survive and carry out their functions in unfavorable conditions after being transplanted.  Due to the effect of aging and oxidative stress, it is suggested that before performing a cell therapy with ADSCs, several aspects such as oxidative stress status and proliferation and differentiation capacity should be assessed on these cells. This would allow us to know the robustness of the transplanted cells and to predict the therapeutic result, especially in elder patients, where probably ADSCs do not carry out their biological functions in an optimal way.

 

 

#stem cells    #anti aging     #oxidative stress

18:30 - 19:00

Oral communication of submitted and accepted abstracts

19:00 - 19:50

"What is the relationship between the gut and autoimmunity in healthy aging?"

– Physiological, immunological, biological and microbiological bases of the gastrointestinal tract;
– Gut as an endocrine organ;
– Pathognomic signs for clinical evaluations of intestinal health;
– Mechanisms od action of probiotics in the small intestine and large intestine;
– Intestinal modulation to minimize immunological and behavioral diseases;
– Dietary management to optimize intestinal homeostasis;
– Supplementation of prebiotics;
– Nutraceutical supplementation.

#leaky gut    #gut epithelial repair     #probiotics and paraprobiotics    #aminoacids vitamins and minerals    #Healthy Aging

19:50 - 20:20

"The soil, nutrition and stress and autoimmunity in healthy aging"

In their natural environment, plants are part of a rich ecosystem including numerous and diverse microorganisms in the soil.

It has been long recognized that soil microbes, such as mycorrhizal fungi or nitrogen fixing symbiotic bacteria, play important roles in plant performance by improving mineral nutrition.

Ecological farming manages soils such that they are able to perform the various uses they are put to without degradation of the soils themselves or the environment.

We can improve soil quality if we reduce tillage, use of green manure, application of compost and a solid crop rotation plan.

 

 

#microbiome    #plant nutrition    #plant microbeinteractions    #rootexudate    #croprotation

20:20 - 20:30

"3RD IHAS 2021"
Closing lecture

20:30

"3RD IHAS 2021"
Closing Show