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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…

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…

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…

Low Progesterone Symptoms – How to boost your progesterone levels naturally

Low progesterone can cause different symptoms for both premenopausal and post-menopausal women. The good news is that there are plenty of natural ways to increase natural progesterone.  For some women, using natural therapies alone will help them eliminate unwanted symptoms and increase progesterone. Other women may need additional support, choosing to use a progesterone cream…

The Functional Medicine approach to Menopause

Menopause is recognized as an important reproductive health issue for women and a significant stage within a woman’s life cycle. By the year 2030, the global population will include approximately 1.2 billion women who have entered menopause, with millions of Australian women included in this number. By definition, menopause is the absence of periods for…

Vaginal Infections

September 09 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Conditions, Womens Health,

Vaginal Infections – Cause, Symptoms & Natural Treatment Vaginal infections account for nearly 90% of vaginitis in women of reproductive age. Untreated vaginal infections may ascend into the uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries and lead to pelvic inflammatory disease and/or infertility. Causes of Vaginal Infections Vaginitis: mainly caused by vaginal infection or overgrowth of normal…

Premenstural Syndrome (PMS)

September 09 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Conditions, Womens Health,

Symptoms, Causes & Natural Treatment (PMS) Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is characterised by a number of somatic and psychological symptoms that occur during the week before menses begins and end within a few days of the onset of bleeding. It affects approximately 75% of menstruating women to some degree.  Women can suffer PMS to varying degrees…

Uterine Fibroids

September 09 2019 By Jarrod Cooper Category: Conditions, Womens Health,

Symptoms, Causes & Natural Treatment Uterine fibroids are estrogen-responsive benign fibrous tumours in the uterine muscle. They may be single or multiple and the size may vary from microscopic to grapefruit-sized or bigger.   Approximately 5% of women in Australia will be diagnosed with the condition during their child bearing years. Uterine fibroids tend to…