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Metabolic disorders

The difference between Celiac disease and gluten intolerance and sensitivity

There has been a rise the number of people who are choosing to live a gluten-free lifestyle but there is still some confusion around the reasons for their choice and varying severity of their symptoms. Reactions to gluten are varied and not all point to an allergy or adverse outcome. Celiac disease, non-celiac gluten sensitivity…

Hypoglycemia

August 27 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Conditions, Metabolic disorders,

Low blood sugar – Causes, symptoms & Natural Treatment Hypoglycaemia refers to inadequate concentration of glucose in circulating blood. It can occur in certain disease states such as diabetes or metabolic errors, and if severe, can become a medical emergency. Reactive hypoglycaemia is a term describing recurrent episodes of symptomatic hypoglycaemia occurring within 4 hours…

Diabetes

August 27 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Conditions, Metabolic disorders,

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease characterised by high levels of sugar in the blood due to insufficient insulin and/or insulin resistance (where the cells do not respond to insulin normally). Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas which is responsible for moving the glucose in the blood following a meal into the fat,…

Obesity/ Weight Loss

August 27 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Conditions, Metabolic disorders,

Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and/or increased health problems. It is a leading cause of preventable death worldwide.  Obesity is a growing concern in both Australia and in Perth with the…

Metabolic Syndrome

August 27 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Conditions, Metabolic disorders,

Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Metabolic syndrome is a combination of medical disorders that include insulin resistance, high insulin levels and, in most cases, obesity. It is a major risk factor for the development of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.    Metabolic syndrome diagnosis is on the rise in Australia and the rest of the…