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FX Medicine Podcast
FX Medicine is at the forefront of ensuring functional and integrative medicine gains the recognition it deserves and ultimately establishes itself as an integral part of standard medical practice. Hosted by Dr. Adrian Lopresti, Dr. Michelle Woolhouse, Lisa Costa-Bir and Emma Sutherland, our podcasts are designed to promote research and evidence-based therapeutic practises, acting as a progressive force for change and improvement in patient health and wellbeing.
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May 03, 2024

The recent resurgence of respiratory infections following the COVID-19 pandemic is a topic of great interest, with the prevalence of viral infections such as influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) on the rise around the globe.1 With COVID-19 still spreading rapidly in many countries,2 the collision of these viruses has been termed a ‘tripledemic’.3 The incidence of bacterial infections such as Streptococcus pneumoniae and group A Streptococcus have also been increasing.4

Whilst the mechanisms behind the rising incidence of these infections are unknown, current thought amongst experts are around the concepts of immunity debt versus immunity theft.

May 01, 2024

The immune system is significantly complex in its physiology and functionality. Maintaining homeostasis involves an intricate interaction between the innate and adaptive immune systems, and the cells, receptors, molecules and chemical substances that comprise these systems.1

This complexity also extends to the impact of many factors on immune function, including diet and nutritional status, lifestyle, physical activity levels, age, stress, microbiome composition, and
physiological and genetic variability.2-4

Feb 20, 2024

Following on from Part 1 of our Four Perspectives series, Professor Lesley Braun and our four FX Medicine Ambassadors dive deeper into the therapeutic management of chronic pain and inflammation. 

Feb 06, 2024

Chronic pain, an insidious and wide-reaching health concern, affects up to 68% of working age people in Australia. The mechanics of chronic pain differ vastly to that of acute pain. Join the discussion in detail with Professor Lesley Braun facilitating the FX Medicine ambassadors in part 1 of Four Perspectives: Chronic Pain and Inflammation.

Jan 31, 2024

Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) and its receptors are present in different cell types in the central nervous system.

Dec 12, 2023

A collection of our much-loved podcasts - interesting and engaging in the natural medicine space - but easy listening, allowing you to listen at the end of a summer’s day, or while multitasking over the holidays. 

Dec 01, 2023

How DNA testing can bring insight into three aspects of inflammation.

Nov 14, 2023

This podcast on burnout is a succinct overview for healthcare practitioners, covering diagnostic tools, reframing strategies, and nutritional and herbal solutions to effectively combat burnout.