Before there was functional medicine and before there was biohacking, there was a system of medicine that originated in Germany called biological medicine, now known as bioregulatory medicine. This is a system of medicine that goes even further upstream to truly understand the root cause of what’s going on in your system.
If the idea of optimizing your health is something you’re fascinated by, then my guest today is someone you’re going to want to listen to. Since graduating from Bastyr University as a Naturopathic Physician, Dr. Christine Schaffner has worked to create a new kind of health journey, co-creating the world-renowned Sophia Health Institute with her mentor, Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt. Dr. Christine has cultivated unique skills and very advanced knowledge of uncommon treatment protocols like frequency and energetic medicine. She has also worked with elite practitioners treating chronic disease and persistent Lyme. Dr. Christine strives to improve access, outcomes, and speed of recovery for patients wherever they may be on their health journey.
This was an incredibly fascinating conversation. I can promise you: this episode will change your life.
[:50] About today’s fantastic episode with Dr. Christine Schaffner!
[2:11] Welcoming Dr. Christine to the podcast!
[2:51] What is biological medicine or bioregulatory medicine?
[4:35] How bioregulatory medicine actually works and the goal of a bioregulatory medicine practitioner.
[9:22] Symptoms of blocked regulation in your body (that usually precede a full-blown disease state).
[12:23] What the extracellular matrix is, what goes on there, and what it means for us.
[16:50] What happens when there is disruption in the extracellular matrix?
[19:38] The difference between functional medicine and bioregulatory medicine.
[21:38] Can we have genetic predispositions to poor or blocked regulation?
[22:39] How can we assess for blocked regulation?
[31:57] If someone were to see a practitioner, such as Dr. Christine Schaffner, what can they expect on the treatment side? And who is the ideal patient to see a bioregulatory or biological medicine practitioner?
[34:52] About Dr. Christine’s upcoming speaker series.
[38:13] Dr. Christine’s key performance indicators!
[41:00] Where to learn more about what Dr. Christine is up to!
Mentioned in This Episode:
More About Dr. Christine Schaffner
Dr. Christine Schaffner is a board-certified Naturopathic physician who graduated from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington. She completed her undergraduate studies in Pre-medicine and Psychology at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Dr. Schaffner’s style of practice is strongly rooted in traditional Naturopathic principles. She believes in the importance of establishing a strong health foundation in order to achieve optimal health. Dr. Schaffner combines both Naturopathic and Conventional therapies to develop individualized treatment plans that focus on addressing the underlying cause of complex chronic illness.
Dr. Schaffner listens to her patient’s story and actively involves them in their health plan. She enjoys educating her patients so that they feel empowered in making decisions in their health journey.
Dr. Schaffner has trained extensively with Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt, MD, Ph.D., and is the co-creator and clinic director of the world-renowned Sophia Health Institute. She has also completed Dr. Robert Rowen’s Oxidation Therapy Course, Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker’s Biotoxin Illness Course, Advanced Classes in Biotherapeutic Drainage, Methylation seminars with Dr. Paul Anderson and Dr. Ben Lynch, and attended Medicine Week 2012 & 2013 in Baden-Baden, Germany. She thoroughly enjoys staying current with the latest developments in chronic illness so she can better serve her patients.
Connect with my Guest:
Podcast: The Spectrum of Health
If you enjoyed our conversation and would like to hear more:
We would also appreciate a review!
Come Join Your Tribe on The Entrepology Collective Facebook Page!
They say that you’re the product of the five people with whom you spend the most time. Imagine you could spend time with hundreds of fellow entrepreneurs and go-getters looking to up-level their business, body, and mindset! Come hang out with us on Facebook and let us collectively inspire and support you towards your vision of contribution, your commitment towards better health, and your journey of mindset mastery. We’re in this together! Come join us today!
BADASS FUEL — Fuel for Badass Women
Scientifically Supported Ingredients | Support, Not Replacement | Non-GMO
Two years ago, someone asked me what supplements I take to maintain my health, energy, and edge — and they were surprised that I only took four things consistently. For myself and my patients, there are four basics that support — at a foundational level — nearly every system in our bodies. In my quest for the highest quality ingredients and the easiest system for consistently incorporating supplementation to my routine, I formulated and manufactured my own line of foundational supplements. Trusted for myself and my patients, and under the guidance of your own healthcare provider, I’m excited to invite you to check out our foundational product line: Badass Basics. Learn more or order the products yourself by visiting BadassFuel.com!
CALL TO ACTION
If you found today’s interview as fascinating as I did, I highly encourage you to check out Dr. Christine Schaffner’s upcoming speaker series all about biological medicine. She has literally pulled together a collection of some of the world’s greatest minds as it pertains to the system of root cause medicine that I have literally seen change hundreds of people’s lives. Guests like Dr. Christine and conversations like that one we had today are the types of things we discuss all of the time over on our group, The Entrepology Collective. We would love to hear your thoughts and have you join in on the conversation!