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Immune system

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…

How low dose naltrexone could benefit your health condition

Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) has emerged has an effective treatment for many chronic health conditions, pain management and autoimmune conditions.  Naltrexone is a medication that was originally used to help manage alcohol and opioid addiction by preventing the “high” caused by these substances. It is now also used in low doses, termed Low Dose Naltrexone…

Fluoroquinolone Toxicity Treatment – have you been floxed?

Quinolone antibiotics were first developed in the 1960s to work against a broad range of bacterial infections. Unfortunately, like most medications, there are a host of unwanted side effects and for a small amount of the population, fluroquinolone toxicity can have devastating effects. These may include symptoms of extreme fatigue, tendon rupture, joint and muscle…

How endocrine disruptors affect our health and hormones

In the last 25 years, research has demonstrated that endocrine disruptors in Australia and worldwide are linked to many health problems, including male reproductive disorders, premature death, obesity and diabetes, neurological impacts, breast cancer, endometriosis, female reproductive disorders, immune disorders, liver cancer, osteoporosis, Parkinson’s symptoms, prostate cancer and thyroid disorders. (1) So, what exactly are…

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…

Attaining a healthy level of thyroid autoimmune antibodies

The thyroid is something that is often the source of many health problems. Hypothyroidism is the most common thyroid disorder in Australia, affecting around 1 in 33 Australians. It is more common in women than men, and in those aged more than 60 years.(1) Thyroid autoimmune antibodies develop when a person’s immune system mistakenly targets…

Common fungal infections in Australia and the 7 most common symptoms

May 18 2020 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Immune system,

Fungal infections are common throughout Australia and much of the natural world. We commonly see fungal infections in residents of our capital cities Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Adelaide, as well as in many remote areas of Australia. In humans, fungal infections occur when an invading fungus takes over an area of the body and is…

Parasite Treatment Perth – Symptoms of intestinal parasites and natural treatment of parasitic infections

Parasites are more common in humans than you think and as a functional medicine practitioner, I often detect parasitic infections in my patients. We commonly administer parasite treatment in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and throughout Australia as these parasites are more common than most think. Many patients contract them overseas and bring them home but others…

How to boost your immunity to combat the COVID-19 Coronavirus

March 21 2020 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Immune system,

Boost your immunity to ward off COVID-19 Coronavirus Boost your immunity and immune system naturally to help combat COVID-19 Coronavirus.  With COVID-19 beginning to spread in Perth, WA and Australia wide through public transmission, we should all be looking for natural ways to boost our immune system and take precautions to help reduce the chances…

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…