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Natural Treatment of Scleroderma

Natural Treatment of Scleroderma

October 17 2021 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Autoimmune Disorders, Immune system,

Scleroderma is a rare, chronic autoimmune, connective tissue disease, involving the hardening and tightening of the skin and connective tissues.  The Natural Treatment of scleroderma is possible through calming the immune system, removing triggers and balancing the gut and biochemistry.  It affects people both in Perth, Australia and worldwide.  Scleroderma comes from the Greek: sclero,…

IGG & IGE antibodies – what are the differences in food intolerances and how do we test for them?

IGG and IGE antibodies – what are the differences in food intolerances and how do we test for them? Food intolerances and food allergies in Australia and worldwide and classes differently and have a range of different symptoms producing either IgG & IgE antibodies,  There are a number of reasons why a food can cause…

Functional medicine approach to lupus

September 23 2021 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Autoimmune Disorders, Immune system,

Lupus, also called SLE, which stands for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects people in Perth and Australia wide.  Lupus can affect many different parts of the body and there is no cure for lupus. About 20,000 people in Australia and New Zealand have lupus. About 9 in 10 are women…

The benefits and uses of NAC in Australia

July 18 2021 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Uncategorized,

What are the Benefits and uses of NAC?  Firstly, lets understand what NAC is.  NAC, also known as N-acetyl cysteine, is a super nutrient with many benefits.  In our clinics in Perth and across Australia we use NAC regularly to assist in detoxification and to support a range of functions in patients.  NAC is made…

Oxalates and chronic disease – is yeast or candida the underlying answer?      

July 11 2021 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Uncategorized,

Oxalate sensitivity could be linked to underlying yeast or candida overgrowth.  Oxalate, also known as oxalic acid, is an organic compound found in many plant foods. For most of us, oxalates cause few to no issues but for some people with sensitivities, when the level of oxalates is high, it can lead to an abundance…

 Managing autoimmune disease with glutathione

July 11 2021 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Uncategorized,

Glutathione and Autoimmune disease need to be discussed together.  In today’s world, even in Australia, our bodies have a lot to cope with – stress, lack of sleep, environmental toxins, poor nutrition, high sugar consumption, food intolerances and the list goes on… add an autoimmnue disorder in the mix and the stress and inflammation potential…

Preventing and treating dementia the Functional Medicine way

June 21 2021 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Uncategorized,

It is estimated that Dementia treatment in Australia is amounts to between 400,000 and 459,000 cases in 2020 with Alzheimer’s disease accounting for up to 70% of diagnosed cases. The number of people with dementia is expected to increase to between 550,000 and 590,000 by 2030. [1] The term dementia describes a group of conditions…

Benefits of spore forming probiotics & soil based probiotics

Spore forming and soil based probiotics have many health benefits and are used by us clinically throughout Australia.  By definition, a probiotic is a food, product or preparation containing one or more microorganisms that when consumed, maintain or restore beneficial bacteria to the digestive tract. [1] Probiotics are made of good live bacteria and/or yeasts…

How do I heal a Leaky Gut?

Leaky gut, also known as increased intestinal permeability or gut permeability, can create havoc in your body and lead to many unwanted symptoms that make it difficult to live well. Leaky gut is also a common underlying factor in many Autoimmune disease states. The good news, however, is that there are steps you can take,…

The many effects of magnesium deficiency

May 29 2021 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Nutrition & Lifestyle Support,

Magnesium deficiency in Australia is prevalent as it is throughout the world.  Magnesium is an essential nutrient for healthy muscles, nerves, bones and blood sugar levels. It helps convert food into energy, regulate your nervous system and create new proteins. [1] Magnesium deficiency, also known as hypomagnesemia, is a common and under-recognised problem throughout Australia…