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Adenomyosis: What is it?

March 15 2022 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Womens Health,

Many women in Australia and worldwide aren’t aware they have adenomyosis because the condition doesn’t always cause symptoms. The condition may affect 20% to 65% of females in Australia and USA. March is Adenomyosis and Endometriosis Awareness Month, so we will be exploring the similarities and differences between the two. Many of our patients ask…

What is a Health Coach and How Can They Help You?

“It’s going to be my New Year’s Resolution” – we’re all familiar with that saying.  You decide that you want to be healthier—exercise more, eat better, lose weight, feel less stressed or get a health problem under control. You set your goal, such as walking 30 minutes every day—and for a while you manage to…

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…

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…

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…

How to optimise mitochondria and Energy Production 

Recent Australian studies state that about 1 in 200 people will carry a mitochondrial genetic defect – that equates to nearly 120,000 Australians.(1)  Not all these people will develop illness but may develop mild symptoms that go undetected throughout their lifetime.  Many other people without a genetic predisposition can also have mitochondria dysfunction through biochemical…

Cholesterol Treatment – Is your cholesterol too high and should you be on a statin?

Cholesterol is essential for the normal functioning of the body. Many Australians have elevated cholesterol and are unsure if they are at risk of artery damage, according to the Health Department of WA, 1 in 3 Perth residents have been told by the doctor they have elevated cholesterol.  Keeping your blood cholesterol at a healthy…

Why do I have a Brain Fog? 

Brain fog, also described as mental fatigue, is a symptom of other medical conditions. It’s a type of cognitive dysfunction involving: memory problems lack of mental clarity – slow thinking or not thinking clearly poor concentration inability to focus  feeling confused or forgetful a kind of haziness or mental fatigue When is brain fog a…

Combatting Menstrual Migraines Naturally

More than 70% of menstrual migraines sufferers in Australia are women. And more than half of them get severe, debilitating headaches before or during their periods. This is often caused by estrogen levels dropping sharply at that point in a woman’s menstrual cycle. (1) These hormone-triggered migraines can have a profoundly negative effect on the…