Dr. Jurovich grew up in Billings, Montana. He earned a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree Idaho State at University in Pocatello, ID and completed a Pharmacy Practice residency at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon. Following a Family Practice residency at Idaho State University Family Practice Mark spent 2 years as a hospital pharmacist at Magic Valley Regional Medical Center in Twin Falls, Idaho, before returning home to Billings.
Mark is an owners at Juro’s Pharmacy Health & Wellness, where he has practiced for 20 years as a Compounding Pharmacist. Juro’s Pharmacy is a 60-year old, independent, family owned pharmacy and medical supply store with proud roots in Montana.
Mark will offer one topic, presented in 2 sessions of 45 minutes each, with the following title and associated learning objectives
Low Dose Naltrexone and Pain Management: LDN in chronic, complex and acute pain
- Define “Low Dose” Naltrexone (LDN)
- Give a brief history of Naltrexone
- Discuss the current areas of study on the use of LDN
- Discuss how LDN is being used to treat pain
- Review dosing and clinical considerations of LDN
Hormones in Pain: The Physiologic Relationship of Pain and the Endocrine System
- Discuss Sex-related differences in pain
- Discuss the relationship of ovarian hormones and the menstrual cycle to chronic pain
- Discuss Testosterone effect on chronic pain
- Review the effects of opioids and aromatase inhibitors on endocrine function and pain sensitivity.