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The benefits and uses of NAC in Australia

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…

The link between Depression and Hashimoto’s Thyroid disease

The relationship between Hashimoto’s disease and depression in Australia has long been recognised, with people with thyroid disorders being more prone to develop depressive symptoms. Women are more likely than men to have thyroid disease. One in eight women throughout Australia will develop thyroid problems during her lifetime.  [1] Often General Practitioners will attribute the…

Why the Dutch Hormone Test is beneficial for hormone imbalance in Australia

May 12 2021 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Womens Health, Womens Health,

“DUTCH Hormone Test in Australia is a complete game changer in the functional medicine landscape, and far superior to saliva hormone testing in most circumstances.” Chris Kresser, M.S., L.Ac.    Available in Australia through Advanced Functional Medicine. Hormonal imbalances have become increasingly common with today’s fast-paced modern lifestyle. In addition, certain hormones decline with age,…

The toxic effects of hidden mould

Some people get sick from exposure to mould. Others have no symptoms and don’t experience ill effects of any kind. Let’s look at the potential dangers of mould exposure, symptoms of mould illness and how you can treat it, as well as how you can reduce your exposure to mould.  What is mould exactly? Mould…