About the author and presenter—Dr Alex Vasquez: Dr Alex Vasquez holds three doctoral degrees as a graduate of University of Western States (Doctor of Chiropractic, 1996), Bastyr University (Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, 1999), and University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, 2010). Dr Vasquez is the author of many textbooks, including Integrative Orthopedics (2004, 2012), Integrative Rheumatology (2006, 2014), Musculoskeletal Pain: Expanded Clinical Strategies (published by the Institute for Functional Medicine, 2008), Chiropractic and Naturopathic Mastery of Common Clinical Disorders (2009), Integrative Medicine and Functional Medicine for Chronic Hypertension (2011), Migraine Headaches, Hypothyroidism, and Fibromyalgia (2012), and Mitochondrial Nutrition and Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress in Primary Care (2014), and the previous version of this current book, updated and excerpted from the 700-page textbook Functional Inflammology (2014) and the 1,200-page textbook Inflammation Mastery, 4th Edition (2016). "DrV" has also written more than 100 letters and articles for professional magazines and medical journals such as British Medical Journal (BMJ), TheLancet.com, Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA), Nutritional Perspectives, Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT), Current Allergy and Asthma Reports, Integrative Medicine, and Arthritis & Rheumatism, the Official Journal of the American College of Rheumatology. Dr Vasquez lectures worldwide to healthcare professionals and provides expert consultations to physicians and patients internationally. The former Editor of Naturopathy Digest and a reviewer for Journal of Naturopathic Medicine, PLOS One, Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, and Autoimmune Diseases, Dr Vasquez is currently the Chief Editor of International Journal of Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine.® A description of Dr Vasquez's other projects, books, audios, and videos is updated at his website InflammationMastery.com; All of DrV's books are available at Amazon.com, videos at Vimeo.com/DrVasquez, and lecture recordings at iTunes.