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Metabolic disorders

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…