Autoimmune Illnesses Uncovering Root Causes

Presented by Richard Brightheart

This FREE presentation will help you to understand what is the root cause of most autoimmune conditions. Why the immune system is attacking the body and what causative agents are implicated.

 Discussion will include specific microorganisms, common allergies that can mimic autoimmune symptoms, heavy metals and environmental toxins. The latest evidence based research on fibromyalgia, Crohn's disease, irritable bowel/colitis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, pelvic inflammatory disease, multiple sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's, interstitial cystitis, Hashimoto's and much more. Pain and Inflammation is always the result of an underlying cause.

The immune system is attacking for a reason. Understanding the cause can empower people down the correct path to wellness. Richard Brightheart M.Ac., L.Ac. has over 30 years experience in health care and 15 years working with patients previously diagnosed with an autoimmune condition. He is the author of, "An Integrative Approach to Healing Chronic Illness" 3rd edition.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

7-8:30pm in the Sedona Room

Info:  360-705-1960 or

Books will be available.


About Richard Brightheart

Rich Brightheart, L.Ac. L.M.P. received a master’s degree in oriental medicine (acupuncture) from the Northwest Institute of Oriental Medicine in Seattle, Washington in 1998.  He had previously studied sports medicine at University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington.  Rich has over 30 years of clinical experience as a licensed health care practitioner.  He has been licensed as a massage therapist since 1984.  Rich has taught anatomy and physiology, structural, functional and applied kinesiology, clinical injury rehab and massage therapy.  He holds dozens of educational certificates in many specialties which include:  various forms of applied kinesiology (muscle testing), a full spectrum of energy medicine and numerous sof tissue dysfuntion/rehab therapies.

His course work in allergy and auto immune dysfunction included multiple trainings in JMT (Jaffee Mellor Technique) and N.A.E.T. (Nambudripad’s allergy Elimination Technique).  Other compromised immune and autoimmune-related illness coursework included:  nutritional and environmental sensitivities, functional medicine, homeopathy, homo-toxicology, Chinese herbal medicine, Japanese acupuncture (Toya Hari), nutrition and detoxification.

Rich has worked in clinics alongside chiropractors, naturopathic physicians, physical therapists and with a professional sports team.  He is the author of  'An Integrative Approach to Healing Chronic Illness:  Revealing the Root Causes of modern Disease'.