Affectionately known as The Godfather of Australian Herbalism, Denis Stewart is a herbal medicine luminary. We are honoured to have him join us on FX Medicine today, as we pick his brain about one of the most tricky areas of clinical practice: chronic, itchy skin conditions.
Dr Lewis Ehrlich practices the true art of integrative medicine in his dental practice and has so much knowledge to share on how we can connect the dots between oral health and systemic disease.
Today we are joined by Dr Dominic D'Agostino, a leading keto nutrition researcher who takes us through the growing body of evidence for ketone-focused clinical interventions.
Physical examination and patient observation techniques, is sadly becoming a lost art in all forms of health care, Dr Nirala Jacobi wants to change all that by igniting a passion for functional medicine examination techniques.
Nicole Bijlsma expertly navigates us through the knowledge gaps in research when it comes to 5G and why we all need to be aware of the potential biological effects to human health as well as the impacts it poses to our privacy and security.
According to Dr Daniel Weber, the gut is the second organ system in evolution and is by far, the most complex, with the intestines being both the largest endocrine and the largest immunological organs in the body.
Holistic Paediatrician, Dr Elisa Song joins us to talk about maximising teenage physical and emotional wellbeing.
Dr Van Den Bogaerde shares the current scientific opinion on gut microbial diversity and he discusses his excitement about the research exploring faecal microbial transplants
Dr Kama Trudgen and Helen Padarin discuss how Hope For Health was formed and gain insight into the health challenges commonly faced by indigenous communities. They also share their newest endeavour, TOGETHER Retreats, a collaborative healing initiative developed in conjunction with the Yolngu people of Arnhem Land.
What are the intracellular thieves robbing us of optimal mitochondrial wellbeing and how can we combat these noxious agents? Today Dr Christabelle Yeoh talks about identifying mitochondrial dysfunction.
Those with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are often the victim of ill-informed stereotypes and lack of compassion for the internal agony they're suffering. Helping patients with OCD can mean peeling back the layers of guilt, shame, self-doubt and paranoiac behaviour that obstruct their ability to function in everyday life.
How well do you understand pyrroles? At a cellular level - what are they, how are they formed and does their presence always herald ill-health?
Not only is Carla a passionate clinical detective and problem-solver of complex conditions but she has become a pioneer for rationalising chronic care through teaching a system she has developed called, Vitae Mosaic.
We're chatting to Dan Jones about his passion for educating his peers on how mineral therapy has been a core element in his, almost three decades, of practice.
How confident are you in your naturopathic examination skills? Today we talk to Katie Barron, who is on a mission to boost the confidence of practitioners in Australia and NZ in the art of naturopathic examination techniques.
How familiar are you with borderline personality disorder? Have you heard of Dialectical Behaviour? In this podcast, we talk to Megan Shiells about this therapy and when you might refer clients for care.
According to Prof Michael Tirant, integrative dermatology is the way forward. Today he joins us to share his expertise on personalising therapy for psoriasis.
In this podcast we're joined by culinary genomics expert Amanda Archibald who shares with us what genes can tells us about the foods we choose.
We are joined by Dr Mike Armour to discuss the expansion of research into supporting women with endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain.
Today we're joined by Prof Stephen Myers who has just published a study that can help silence those who say "there's no evidence for naturopathy and complementary medicines".
Today we are joined by Prof Stephen Myers, a respected academic in complementary and integrative medicine, who shares his educated opinion on this recent move by the Medical Board of Australia.
Integrative paediatric clinician, Dr Elizabeth Mumper about the core pillars she employs in her own practice when working with children with neurodevelopmental disorders.
Have you heard of microchimerism? In today's podcast we learn what this is, and discuss the importance of healthy mitochondria for optimal fertility.
Dr Adrian Lopresti has both reviewed current evidence and plans to conduct further research into CM's in teenage mental health. Today we pick his brains about working integratively with youth in mental health.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) and Prostate Cancer are some of the biggest health issues facing men today. Dr Mark Donohoe takes us through the changing approaches to this in healthcare.
Anna takes us on a concerning journey of our toxic world and how pollutants such as phthalates can affect the development of foetal male sex organs, even in-utero.
Sarah Franklin shares her expertise on how to best manage symptoms and offer ethical, safe and compassionate care to enrich and honour a person's final days.
Dr Mark Donohoe shares his insights into patient and practitioner self-care when supporting patients contemplating suicide.
Polypharmacy is a growing issue. What is needed to support paitents are experts that straddle expertise on both pharmaceutical medications and complementary medicines.
In this podcast Maria Shaflender shares with us the value she finds in using hair mineral analysis as a clinical tool to craft her individualised treatment plans for a range of conditions from thyroid disorders, children's health, mental health and toxicity.
Dr Penny Caldicott discusses the importance of screening and self care in effective preventative medicine.
Imagine collaborative research initiatives that are simultaneously taking place in several international locations, all of which are aimed to not just validate singular natural medicines, but are looking at the bigger picture of validating naturopathy as a system of medicine and a professional that can contribute meaningfully to the health system.
Today we're joined by Geraldine Headley to talk about how her career grew organically to develop her own mentoring system and how she's embraced technolgy to deliver it on a larger scale.
Despite attempts to have him silenced, Dr Gary Fettke is an enduring pioneer pushing for better food standards for Australians. Today Dr Fettke shares his visions for a healthier future.
Today we talk to Donna Ciccia, co-founder of Endometriosis Australia, about her personal journey with endometriosis and her vision to improve care for future generations of women.
In Part 2, Brad and Andrew dive into the key evidence-based interventions for cardiometabolic syndrome.
Cardiometabolic syndrome(s) account for more deaths in Australia than any other single disease. In today's podcast we're joined by Dr Bradley McEwen to tap into his expertise on this topic.
Emrys takes us through the recent developments in TC-VNS that are showing clinical promise in treating numerous inflammatory-mediated...
Is polycystic ovarian syndrome being over-diagnosed? Today we are joined by Leah Hechtman to share some insight into promising new biomarkers for PCOS.
Women need not suffer with menopause, today Elizabeth Mucci shares some natural medicine strategies to support this phase of life.
SNP testing is booming in medicine but we need to be mindful of how these tests are being delivered and interpreted. Today we discuss how to deliver genetic results in the clinical setting to empower rather than burden clients.
Recognising the future clinical implications of methylation dysfunction and the MTHFR gene early on, Carolyn Ledowsky started MTHFR Support Australia and hasn't looked back.
Today we talk to Annalie Corse about the clinical relevance of COMT and CBS genes. Two important enzymes that are vital for healthy catecholamine, catechol estrogens, several drugs and homocysteine metabolism.
The term Lyme Disease is polarising. Join us today with Amina Eastham-Hillier who specialises in delving into the root causes of infection in tick-borne illnesses.
As a clinician and researcher, Professor Nigel Stepto is an expert in the area of exercise and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Today he shares his expertise on movement as medicine for PCOS.
Being pigeonholed typically as an intervention we think of for chronic pain, acupuncture can often be overlooked as a therapeutic option in complex metabolic disease
For decades practitioners have turned to mineral therapy as a safe, effective, simple, palatable and cost-effective intervention for childhood illnesses.
As a Paediatrician, Dr Elisa Song is keenly aware of the pain caused by autism, ASD and associated neuro-behavioural disorders. In today's podcast, Dr Song explores the controversies, the major issues, and gives some answers for practitioners wanting to offer better care for their patients with neuro-cognitive issues.
In today's podcast, Lara Briden covers the many drivers of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Lara delves into just what hormones become dysregulated and what we, as natural healthcare practitioners, can do about it.
As a dentist, Dr Steven Lin is witnessing the relationships between dental health and systemic health and/or disease. It has prompted him to re-examine the underlying causative factors and resulted in him writing a book; "The Dental Diet". He talks to use today about what he's uncovered.
Naturopath Elizabeth Mucci is at the coal-face of infertility every day in clinic and what she's finding is that there's an alarming trend being overlooked; and that is, underlying infections.
The major drivers for allergy and atopy are multifactorial and complex but indeed, almost all circumstances relate back to modernisation and the industrial revolution.
Group B Strep is concerning for any mother-to-be. So what role can naturopathic medicine play in treatment and prevention?
There is a growing clinical demand to deliver certain nutrients and compounds in transdermal preparations. We reached out to Amie Skilton to go over the finer points of transdermal nutrient delivery.
It is estimated that Multiple Sclerosis (MS) affects up to 2.5 million people, making it one of the most widespread, disabling neurological conditions affecting young adults in the world. In the U.S alone, up to 200 new cases of MS are diagnosed each week.
The flexibility, technology and sophistication of modern-day compounding has come a long way from it's humble origins. Compounding is now a specialised area of pharmacy available to health professionals which is ideal for those patients who have specialised needs outside of what's commercially accessible.
This podcast will answer many questions about the differences we see between holistic dietary interventions and performance-focussed sports nutrition.
Vanita Dahia shares with us how integrative, personalised medicine is in a unique position to help patients bring stability to the neurological and endocrine functions that govern the chemical signals that facilitate sexual arousal.
In this podcast Trudy dives into GABA and the gut-brain axis as well as the role of methylation and histamine in mood disorders. She also discusses the clinical issues to be aware of in managing patients with a history of benzodiazepine use.
Trudy takes us through the core neurotransmitters that influence our mood and behaviour and how to recognise the patient presentation when they're out of balance.
When it comes to mental health, can supplements play a therapeutic role, or are they just "expensive urine?" Well thanks to researcher Professor Julia Rucklidge from Massey University, we have some answers.
Faced with the plethora of available dietary dictums, how do we decide which diet is right for which patient? Today we are joined by leading nutritional biochemist, Dr Robert Buist to navigate these muddy waters.
Prof Tim Noakes joins us on FX Medicine to discuss the value and the science for why a low carb, high fat diet is crucial for insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes and how it can apply to competitive endurance athletes.
In this podcast, Kate Powe shares her first-hand experience in supporting endometriosis naturopathically alongside standard medical interventions.
Dr Tash is a little bit different. Not only does she have her own YouTube channel: Dr Tash TV, but she is also one of only a handful of medical doctors with specialised training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Fertility. Today she shares her integrative approaches to fertility and other reproductive disorders.
Dr Brandon Brock joins Andrew to give our listeners some insight into the many opportunities that taking an integrative approach can have in helping those living with PTSD.
We welcome back Ananda Mahony to cover Part 2 of Holistic Pain Management. Today Ananda dives in to the evidence-based herbal and nutritional interventions for pain as well as the other modalities that can be employed successfully to help improve patient's wellbeing and quality of life.
We speak to Dr Lise Alshuler to find out; What are the real facts about safety when it comes to supplements alongside cancer therapies?
Could you recognise the subtle signs of mercury toxicity in patients? Exposure to mercury might be more common than you think! In this podcast we welcome back naturopath, Beth Bundy to share her experience in this area.
What would you do if a loved one was diagnosed with Epilepsy? This is the reality of today's guest, Sonya Reynolds, a nutritionist and mother of two, who's eldest daughter was diagnosed with an aggressive, and rare form of epilepsy at age 3.
We may not have Borrelia burgdoerfi in Australia - but something is giving rise to chronic Lyme-like illness. Dr Mark Donohoe joins us to share his clinical experiences.
Elizma Lambert is an accomplished naturopathic clinician and educator. Today she joins us to discuss the complexities of CIRS - Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome.
The agony of chronic pain is a huge burden on many, on both a personal and societal level. Today we welcome back Ananda Mahony, who is an expert on the holistic management of pain.
Ahead of his appearance for ATMS at their AGM and Gut-Brain Connection Seminar, we are joined by Michael Solano, who shares with us his clinical experiences and how finding a balance between the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems can be a crucial element in the pathways to healing.
Have you heard of photobiomodulation? AKA low level laser (light) therapy? If you haven't then this podcast is going to open you up to new possibilities for overcoming primarily, pain and inflammation, but as you'll see, that's only the beginning.
New research emerges all the time about the importance of microbiota in overall health and wellbeing. So, what about reproduction? Stacey The BabyMaker Roberts joins us to share her clinical perspectives.
The human body is being bombarded by toxins on a daily basis and what's more overwhelming is: what can we do about it and where do we start? This is exactly what Tabitha McIntosh does everyday in clinical practice, today she shares her insights with FX Medicine.
In Australia, coenzyme Q10 is now available in some differing forms. In this podcast, Dr Ross Walker discusses the ways he differentiates the usages for the various forms clinically.
Dr Mark Donohoe talks us through what is Human Leukocyte Antigen and what sign posts they create in health care?
There are over 80 different autoimmune disorders. So what is the aetiology and what are the commonalities? What is happening to people's immune systems and what are some of the simple nutritional interventions we need to be addressing?
Part 2 of the discussion with Integrative Paediatrician, Dr Elisa Song into the topic of PANS and PANDAS in kids.
Paediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcus (PANDAS) and Paediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS) are two disorders which are affecting a growing number of families.
Alessandra covers off important areas of naturopathic care in paediatric cases, from safety considerations and assessment techniques to navigating the palatability of treatments and working effectively with their doctors and parents.
There is chronic, worldwide lack of funding available for research into the impact of diet and lifestyle on mood, behaviour and mental health. Prof Felice Jacka has pioneered an innovative program of research that examines how individuals’ diets and other lifestyle behaviours interact with the risk for mental health problems.
Dr Izabella Wentz aka. The Thyroid Pharmacist, is a world-leading functional medicine authority on Hashimoto's thyroiditis and thyroid disorders. In this podcast she shares her personal and professional journey managing thyroid disease.
In this podcast Nicole Bijlsma helps to seperate the fact from the fiction when it comes to illness derived from electromagnetic fields (EMF).
The brain is the body's master-controller, making neuroscience a fascinating area of health care. Dr Brandon Brock is a leading expert in functional neurology and today on FX Medicine he shares his personal and professional experiences in this field.
Tammy Guest is an expert in the business of fatigue and the fatigue of running your own business. A successful naturopathic clinician, entrepreneur, published author, mentor and helicopter pilot in-training - today, Tammy shares her personal story of battling burn out, and how she turned this into a major specialisation of her practice.
Dr Chris Shade is an expert on human detoxification and liposomal nutrient delivery. In this podcast he delves into both, ahead of his pending appearence at the 5th BioCeuticals Research Symposium in Australia in 2017.
Dr Steven Sandberg-Lewis is a leading pioneer in the field of SIBO and other functional gastrointestinal disorders. Today he shares his insights on the IBS - SIBO connection.
James Maskell is passionate about helping health professionals create profitable, meaningful and fulfilling careers in functional medicine. Ahead of his speaking engagement for AIMA on "The Future of Medicine" he's joined Andrew on FX Medicine to share some insights.
Women's health expert Dr Lara Briden takes us through the complexities of the PCOS patient picture and the many opportunities complementary medicine offers to sufferers where traditional medical approaches may have missed the mark.
The evidence can no longer be ignored, sugar is to blame for the continual rise in chronic disease. Prof Robert Lustig is a paediatric neuroendocrinologist, researcher, clinician and pioneer of the anti-sugar movement.
Functional pathology testing for neurotransmitters may offer some insights for practitioners who are treating depression, anxiety, insomnia and chronic pain. Beth Bundy talks testing benefits and pitfalls.
Headaches, atrial fibrillation, epilepsy, anxiety and depression? While these conditions may seem unrelated they may all benefit from a potential treatment involving gargling and the vagus nerve. Emrys Goldsworthy takes us through how to harness the vagus nerve.
Dr Campbell-McBride joins Andrew to discuss her medical background as a neurologist and neurosurgeon and how her own son's autism diagnosis led her to immerse herself in further education in human nutrition and go on to develop the GAPS nutritional protocol helping families all over the world.
There are many barriers to treatment and healthy eating in children, Rebecca Guild has a number of tips on this and some simple home remedies for parents.
Though Blastocystis hominis and Dientamoeba fragilis are being increasingly detected in patients with unresolved gut disorders, the jury is still out on whether intervention is medically necessary.
We welcome back Dr Mark Donohoe to continue his discussion on chronic fatigue syndrome. In this episode find out more about the role of the gut, neural-inflammation and the role of genetics.
In this podcast Dr Mark Donohoe and Andrew explore the complex condition of chronic fatigue syndrome.
Medical solutions to endometriosis are limited to simply pain medications, hormonal therapies such as the OCP and surgical intervention. Natural medicine truly has a lot to offer to sufferers as highlighted by Stacey "The Babymaker" Roberts in this informative podcast.
How do we assess patients for intestinal permeability? Naturopath, Beth Bundy takes us through functional pathology options.
Is your home or workplace making you sick? Nicole Bijlsma is an expert in the area of Building Biology. She recently joined Andrew to discuss the ever-growing issue of sick building syndrome. How do we recognise it? How do we test for it? How do we treat it?
Psoriasis can be a confounding condition to treat, often with mixed results through traditional medical treatments. Conversely, an integrative medicine approach has a lot to offer as we explore in this podcast, with naturopathic skin expert Ananda Mahoney.
In this podcast episode, Dr Donohoe gives us a brief introduction into this world of genetics and what this means for qualified healthcare practitioners and their patients.
In today's podcast, Dr Mark Houston covers the relevance of patient genetics in understanding the progression of disease, as well as the modifiable risk factors and key methods of assessment based on his clinical experience.
Vitamin K is a poorly understood fat-soluble vitamin that is making its way out of the shadows and into the light, thanks to new compounds supported by great evidence. Today we look at this evidence - could Vitamin K be the missing link you're looking for in certain conditions?
In this podcast find out what Dr Liza Oate's research uncovered about the effects of eating organic vs. non-organic diets.
Pete Evans has become the iconic face of the Australian Paleo movement and has changed countless lives by inspiring people to adopt healthier eating practices. In this podcast we talk to Pete about his passion for cooking and creating healthy food.
We are probably in the habit of recommending key dietary interventions for chronic disease - but how in-depth are we getting with our advice for acute immunity - eg. infections, coughs, colds and flus? Dr Mark Donohoe, as always, delivers some interesting and salient points.
Taking time from his busy schedule presenting for the 4th Annual BioCeuticals Research Symposium, Dr Alessio Fasano spoke to Andrew about his discovery of zonulin and what it means for a wide variety of medical conditions.
This podcast explores the many facets of managing the commensal and pathogenic organisms that live within and upon for supporting wellbeing.
Prof Marc Cohen is a pioneer of the wellness industry. Championing research, mentoring students and occupying positions on many medical and integrative medicine boards. He's also regularly representing the industry in the media. Today we explore his research and the many other functions of his career.
In this podcast, Andrew talks to Megan Bowness; Founder of a charity called Dream Kicks and a naturopathic student, who has turned her severe and life threatening Crohn's Disease around by integrating complementary and conventional medicine.
Victus Health helps practitioners connect to patients via technology, to help them manage their food intolerances beyond consultations. In this podcast we're joined by co-founder Pauline O'Sullivan to learn about what the program has to offer & how it came into existence.
Ligands are ions, molecules, or a molescular group that bind to another chemical entity to form a larger complex. In nutritonal medicine, practitioners need to understand why to select certain mineral combinations for the best clinical outcome. This podcast looks at this in greater detail with leading nutritional biochemist, Dr Bob Buist.
Belinda expertly navigates the complex nature of patient care for Methylation Disorders, MTHFR and Pyroluria.
International best-selling author & integrative neurologist Dr David Perlmutter joins Andrew on the Podcast ahead of his trip downunder for the BioCeuticals Research Symposium.
Beth Bundy uses the analogy 'The Three Legged Stool' to represent the triad of the adrenal, thyroid and sex hormones and their interplay.
Dr Mark Donohoe postulates that low thyroid function may purely be a state of hibernation to slow function and thus minimise potential for health damaging effects. An interesting and informative podcast that challenges the usual paradigms of thyroid treatment strategy.
Naturopath Moira Bradfield shares with us her clinical experience working in a multi-modality clinic specialising in the treatment of complex eye disorders.
Belinda Reynolds explores the pathogenesis of D-Lactate and reveals it may not be the culprit first thought, but rather a victim of circumstance.
Join Justin Sinclair, in Part 1, of a two-part interview series covering off the responsible use of medicinal cannabis. Justin takes us on an entertaining and informative journey through the history of cannabis in medicine, and the opportunities it presents for the future.
There are far more people abusing legal drugs than there is illicit drugs, it's a much bigger problem! Some prescription drug classes cause major social issues with addiction or dependence with subsequent deleterious effects on personal health and family welfare.
Greg Mapp is one of the founders of Mirikai, the revolutionary drug detoxification facility situated on the Gold Coast. The centre is now government funded and has grown into one of the largest of such centres in Australia.
Beth Bundy is a Melbourne based naturopath with a strong focus on the interplay of the thyroid, adrenals and sex organs.
Not too long ago, beneficial bacteria was only thought about in relation to the gastrointestinal ecology. However in recent years we have discovered that the body plays host to a myriad of distinct bacterial colonies that play a vital role in health and disease.
Lise explores the emotional impact which patients have to endure when faced with a cancer diagnosis and the strategies to maintain optimism, she reveals some of the newer diagnostic criteria and tumour-activity markers, and discusses the place of safe, supportive care in cancer patients to aid in the orthodox treatment, including exercise, stress management, sleep and healthy, vegetable-based diet.
Athletes are always looking for ways to improve performance and one of those ways is to reduce recovery time.
In this podcast, Exercise Physiologist, Nick Morgan explores the research into SKINS compression wear and their influence on performance and recovery.
Dr Amie Steel is a true leader in the Naturopathic profession and she wants to protect safe and qualified naturopaths from the actions of non-qualified persons which sometimes surface in the media. This podcast is highly contentious because "Naturopath" is not a protected title, allowing anyone to use the it.
In today’s podcast Andrew chats with recent BioCeuticals Integrative Medicine Award (BIMA) winner for “Excellence in Chiropractic", Roberto de Souza.
Sarah Franklin is a Registered Nurse, Naturopath and Acupuncturist whose passion is supporting cancer patients before, during and after orthodox therapy. Sarah successfully uses an integrative approach to reduce the side-effects of orthodox treatments and enhance quality of life of her patients.
Prof Marc Cohen has already had an illustrious career in integrative medicine and shows no sign of stopping! Prof Cohen is one of the co-authors of one of the principal integrative medicine textbooks "Herbs and Natural Therapies: An Evidence-Based Approach”. This book was voted in the top 4 resources for GPs to access unbiased information on natural therapies and is now in its 4th edition.
In today’s podcast Andrew is joined by dietician Belinda Reynolds. Belinda has over 15 years experience in Integrative Medicine. She is a senior educator and lecturer for BioCeuticals, and has a true gift for pulling clinically relevant information from research.
Dr Kylie Dodsworth is an integrative general practitioner who specialises in treating chronic, complex and confounding conditions which in the modern medical model, are often ill-defined and poorly treated.
In this podcast Andrew talks to Nutritionist, Claudette Casey Freeman who recently won the BioCeuticals Integrative Medicine Award (BIMA) for "Student of the Year”.
Our medical system is broken and patients are looking, indeed demanding, more integrative care from a diverse array of health professionals.
With the help of Dr Mark Donohoe, we will unpack the learning points from the 2015 BioCeuticals Symposium and it's themes of Oxidation, Inflammation and Immune Dysfunction.
Dr Donohoe also touches on the challenges facing modern medicine in the changing terrain of patients who don't fit into a "well-described diagnostic box".
In this interview, Dr Alschuler leads us through some of the differences in training and application of Naturopathy in the US versus Australia. She discusses her own journey as a clinician, including her personal experiences with cancer and how they have shaped her practice and approach.
According to Dr Mark Houston, a world leading integrative cardiologist, the present medical system is broken and will go bankrupt. Unless we change the model and adopt a new paradigm that utilises a functional approach of prevention, we will inevitably face a very serious health crisis.
According to Dr David Haase the human body is a network of networks of networks. As a functional neurologist, he is mindful of this fact when treating patients with neurodegenerative disease.
Dr Joseph Pizzorno is one of the world's leading authorities on natural and integrative medicine. He was a key note speaker at the recent BioCeuticals Research Symposium in April 2015 and spoke extensively on the critical topic of toxicity. When Dr Pizzorno began his research into toxic exposure and human toxic load he could not have imagined the extent of the problem.
According to Dr Jason Kaplan, an wholistic cardiologist from Sydney, the cholesterol story is changing.
When it comes to prevention of cardiovascular disease, cholesterol and LDL is only part of the picture. The reality is that the majority of people who are treated for heart attacks have normal cholesterol levels.
In November 2014 BioCeuticals embarked on its inaugural internship program.
Four students were selected to participate in an eight week program with the purpose of learning the process of product development from a company wide perspective. They spent time with each department and were each required to create a product concept, complete with a marketing and education plan.
In this podcast Andrew interviews Stacey Roberts on her approach to fertility, pregnancy and pre-eclampsia. This is vital listening for anyone wanting to lean more about optimising health for pregnancy and preventing potentially serious conditions.
Depression and anxiety disorders are exploding in prevalence. It is believed that at least 3 million Australians, at any given time, suffer from these conditions. And, while we do have standard medication for many psychiatric and psychological conditions, research shows that anywhere between 60-90% of people prescribed antidepressants fail to get a benefit that is superior to placebo.
FX Medicine host Andrew Whitfield-Cook attended the 2015 BioCeuticals Research Symposium and had the opportunity to interview the delegates on their experiences with this educational event. Hear first-hand from attendees their highlights, clinical pearls and light bulb moments.
Dr David Haase is an expert in Integrative Holistic Medicine and specialises in functional neurology, neuroendocrinology and neuroelectrophysiology. In this podcast, Dr Mark Donohoe interviews Dr Haase on some of the key themes and insights attendees can expect at this upcoming event.
The relationship between the gut and the immune system is one of the most exciting and clinically relevant areas of research in molecular medicine. We have learnt that disturbances in gut homeostasis and microbial balance can activate the innate immune system in several ways causing wide and systemic dysfunction.
Methylation is now a major focus for many health care practitioners. In each of us, this process occurs trillions of times every second and is involved in countless biochemical pathways. Efficient methylation is therefore essential to quality of life.
But, is our approach to methylation disorders appropriate?
Recent studies have shown that women who supplement with vitamin D during pregnancy have a greatly reduced risk of complications including gestational diabetes, preterm birth and infection. In this interview, Professor Michael Holick reviews this research and provides invaluable recommendations for those considering vitamin D supplementation.
In this podcast, Amie shares her knowledge and experience in addressing the underlying causes of skin diseases.
In this interview, Dr Mark Donohoe expertly describes what happens to the adrenal glands when we undergo various types of stress. His comprehensive knowledge of adrenal structure and function brings new insights into this often misunderstood organ. In doing so, Dr Donohoe is able to draw a framework for assessment and treatment that will be helpful to all health care practitioners.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common form of liver disease in Australia. There is increasing evidence for considering NAFLD as part of metabolic syndrome including obesity, hyperinsulinaemia, insulin resistance, hypertriglyceridaemia and hypertension.
In this interview, world renowned cardioloist Dr Mark Houston discusses his advanced understanding of the real causes of hypertension, lipid disorders and explores the treatment and nutritional therapies that he uses in his practice that make measurable improvements in his patients.
Statistics show that approximately 50% of patients continue to have CHD or myocardial infarction (MI) despite “normal” levels of these five risk factors as traditionally defined. Find out how heart disease is approached by an integrative cardiologist.
Depression is a common condition, affecting more than one million Australians each year. When it takes hold, it can be a debilitating illness that robs people of their ability to experience joy, meaning or motivation. Instead, sadness and anxiety can take over.
We are all familiar with what it feels like to react to a stressful or threatening event. That uneasy feeling of worry or panic, coupled with an increased heart rate, rapid breathing and loss of hunger, is a typical physiological response known as ‘fight or flight’.
Lactational mastitis is an infection of one or more lobules of the mammary gland, occurring up to 33% of lactating mothers. Although the condition may happen at any point during the lactation period, between 75-95% of cases occur within the first 12 weeks, with the frequency particularly higher during the second and third weeks postpartum.
Many would be familiar with Dr Murray and his extensive body of work in the field of complementary medicine research. He has published almost 30 books, selling over two million copies, including the seminal clinical reference Textbook of Natural Medicine.
In this, second part of a two part interview with Australia's leading nutritional biochemist, Dr Robert Buist they continue to explore the latest in cholesterol research and its implication to our understanding of cardiovascular health and disease prevention.
Rethinking the Cholesterol Paradigm Part 1 is a two part audio interview with Dr Robert Buist, Australia's leading nutritional biochemist. This podcast looks into the latest in cholesterol research and explores the exciting new directions unfolding in our understanding of cardiovascular health and disease prevention.
Professor Michael Holick, the world's leading expert on vitamin D research, responds to some of the more recent negative studies that seem to be so readily picked up by the media.
He then goes on to provide a roundup of some of the exciting, upcoming trials of this vitally important nutrient.