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Dr Adrian Lopresti

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Dr Adrian Lopresti

Dr. Adrian Lopresti is a Clinical Psychologist in private practice and senior researcher at Murdoch University, Western Australia. He has over 20 years of clinical experience working with children and adults suffering from a range of mental health conditions.

Dr. Lopresti has experience in a range of psychological therapies and has received extensive training in nutritional and lifestyle treatments for mental-health disorders. Dr. Lopresti regularly publishes in peer-reviewed and high-impact journals on the effects of diet, nutraceuticals, sleep, and exercise for the treatment and prevention of depression, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and bipolar disorder. He has completed several clinical trials investigating the effects of curcumin, saffron, and ashwagandha for the treatment of anxiety and depression in children and adults. Dr. Lopresti is also the founder of Personalised Integrative Therapy, and regularly conducts educational workshops both nationally and internationally.

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Mar 06, 2024

Migraine attacks are characterised by pulsating pain of moderate or severe intensity that is generally unilateral. During a migraine, sufferers often experience hypersensitivity to light (photophobia), sound (phonophobia), and smell (osmophobia), accompanied by nausea and vomiting. If unsuccessfully treated, attacks generally last between 4 to 72 hours.1

Mar 05, 2024

Professor Peter Drummond, Director of the Centre for Research on Chronic Pain, takes us through the connections between sleep, mood, emotions, and pain. 

Feb 27, 2024

Dr. Deanna Minich, nutrition scientist, lecturer, and author, breaks down melatonin by type, functions and regulatory mechanism. Alongside Dr. Adrian Lopresti they offer an enlightening and actionable podcast that sheds light on this neurotransmitter often associated with sleep, revealing its myriad functional benefits for overall health.

Feb 13, 2024

Clinical Pharmacologist and Pharmaconutritionist Paul Clayton explores new ways of looking at healthcare and prevention vs reaction, and the role of PEA in counteracting the current Western dietary landscape that is highly pro-inflammatory.

Feb 02, 2024

What is PEA?

Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) is a bioactive lipid mediator that belongs to the N-acetylanolamine class of phospholipids. It was initially discovered in egg yolk, soybean, and peanut oil. In animal cells, PEA is synthesised from palmitic acid, a fatty acid present in foods such as palm oil, meats, cheeses, butter, and other dairy products.1-3

Dec 05, 2023

Dr. Frank Cahill, clinical psychologist and insomnia specialist discusses sleep, common contributors to sleep issues, and proven strategies to quickly improve sleep patterns.

Nov 21, 2023

Dr. Austin Perlmutter explains our brain’s decision-making processes and how chronic, low-grade inflammation may lead to declining mental and cognitive health. 

Oct 02, 2023

fx Medicine Ambassador Dr. Adrian Lopresti describes various mechanisms of action of curcumin in treating depression, dosage recommendations and when to use clinically.