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The link between the gut and our mental health

The rate of mental health issues in Australia is increasing. The National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing conducted in 2007 found that an estimated 1 in 5 (20%) Australians aged 16–85 experienced a mental disorder in the previous 12 months (ABS 2008). 1 With such a high proportion of our communities reporting mental health…

Why is gut health so important? 

April 18 2022 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Gut Health,

The gut microbiome is the foundation of good health. Good gut health brings a balance between the good and bad bacteria in your digestive system. Poor gut health, also known as gut dysbiosis, not only affects your digestion, but multiple systems of the body and your overall health and wellbeing. It can affect your brain…

The 4 Types of PCOS

February 16 2022 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Womens Health,

PCOS also known Polycystic ovarian syndrome is an increasingly common hormone condition that causes ovarian cysts to form on a woman’s ovaries. It affects from 12-20% of women in Australia and worldwide that are in the reproductive age group. PCOS is caused by an imbalance of female hormones and can cause a range of symptoms…

The Rosacea – SIBO Connection

The Connection Between Rosacea and SIBO Rosacea patients have a higher prevalence of SIBO than the general Australian population. There is a direct link between Rosacea and SIBO, which will be discussed in this article. Rosacea Rosacea is a common chronic inflammatory disease that mainly affects the central face; typically involving the cheeks, nose, middle part…

Brain Inflammation and Mental Illness

January 07 2022 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Autoimmune Disorders, Nervous System,

The Link between brain inflammation and Mental illness in Australia and worldwide is getting a lot more validated research.  Neurologist, Dr. Perlmutter, stated: most brain diseases are diseases of brain inflammation. But when the brain is inflamed, it doesn’t effect you like inflamed joints or a sore throat. It takes form as other cognitive problems.…

The Gut-Thyroid Connection

The Gut-Thyroid Connection is well researched, with a strong interrelated connection present between the thyroid and gut.  Hippocrates said: “All disease begins in the gut.” 2,500 years later we’re just beginning to understand how right he was.[1] In this article we will explore the Gut-Thyroid Connection, also known as the Gut-Thyroid Axis. Thyroid and gut…

Managing Holiday Stress

December 18 2021 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Anxiety, Depression & Mental Health,

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Or is it? Work is wrapping up. Our calendar is packed with various celebrations with our family friends and colleagues. It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Or is it? This time of year can do a real number on your gut microbiome and mental health.…

Inositol – health benefits and uses

Inositol is a type of sugar with many benefits and naturally occurs in foods such as beans, fruits, grains and nuts. Your body can also produce inositol from the carbohydrates you eat. Taking inositol as a supplement in high doses may have a number of health benefits and reduce symptoms of certain health issues, especially…

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…