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Autoimmune Disorders

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 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…

What exactly is the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) diet?

The AIP diet, autoimmune paleo diet or autoimmune protocol diet is often recommended to patients that are suffering from a reactive autoimmune condition.  More and more research shows how our gut health influences everything from our weight, to our mood, to our cognitive ability. It can be the reason for chronic health conditions, the root…

What are common autoimmune disorders and who is most at risk?

April 03 2020 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Autoimmune Disorders,

There are currently more than 80 different autoimmune conditions we know about, ranging from common autoimmune disorders to very rare autoimmune disorders. Common autoimmune disorders affect around 5% of people and this percentage is continuing to rise. The risk of contracting an autoimmune disease in modern times is drastically increasing. At our Perth clinic of…

Autoimmune disease protocol diet (AIP) and how nutrition and gut health can assist with symptoms

January 02 2020 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Autoimmune Disorders, Immune system,

In contemporary society, more and more people are finding that underlying their chronic health conditions is an autoimmune disease and impaired gut health.  There are strong links between Autoimmune disease and Gut Health. Autoimmune diseases have a strong link to the state of our gut health. With a Functional Medicine approach, you can learn how…

Autoimmune Disease Treatment Perth – Reversing Autoimmunity

July 20 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Autoimmune Disorders, Specialties,

Autoimmune diseases are becoming more prevalent in today’s society than ever before. According to the Garvan Institute of Medical Research…