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Lisa Costa-Bir

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Lisa Costa-Bir
Lisa is a practicing naturopath based in Sydney, Australia. She specialises in women’s health and auto-immunity in her clinical work, as well as working as an academic lecturer and clinical supervisor at Torrens University and Endeavour College of Natural Therapies in Sydney. She is also an Adjunct Fellow of the National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine (SCU). She has a Masters of Women’s Health (UNSW), as well as Graduate Diploma of Applied Science in Naturopathy (UWS), and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Naturopathy (UWS). Lisa has written numerous naturopathic articles and was a contributing author for the widely used naturopathic textbooks “Clinical Naturopathic Medicine” and “Advanced Clinical Naturopathic Medicine”. Her greatest passion is psycho-neuro-immunology and understanding how natural interventions can be used to modulate neuro-endocrine-immune responses for optimal patient heath. In her spare time, Lisa enjoys doing Muay Thai, spending time out in nature and making TikTok videos with her daughter and her cat Milo.
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Nov 28, 2023

Daniel Robson and Lisa Costa-Bir discuss the delicate but often avoided topic of male sexual dysfunction.

Oct 24, 2023

Ocimum sanctum (Holy Basil or Tulsi) is an aromatic herb belonging to the family Lamiaceae.

Sep 26, 2023

Sandra Villella and ambassador Lisa Costa-Bir share their clinical perspectives and practice pearls on best managing PMDD. 

Sep 04, 2023

Ambassador Lisa Costa-Bir explores the pathophysiology and naturopathic options for treatment in PMDD.

Jul 04, 2023

Dr. Tim Crowe explains the intricacies of inflammation, from the acute phase, to chronic and resolution. 

Jul 04, 2023

The switch from an inflammatory to a noninflammatory state has been shown to occur in healthy individuals, however, it may not occur in individuals with a chronic inflammatory condition or dysbiosis. So what happens when reducing inflammation does not work?


May 23, 2023

Naturopath Daniel Sipple shares his experience in working with autoimmune conditions with FX Ambassador Lisa Costa-Bir as they discuss Multiple Autoimmune Syndrome (MAS).

May 01, 2023

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is the most prevalent autoimmune thyroid disorder globally. Characterised by loss of self-tolerance by the immune system, with T-cell attack and subsequent lymphocytic infiltration and destruction of the follicular cells by anti-thyroid antibodies, HT leads to fibrosis, atrophy, and loss of function of the thyroid gland.