Case Study: Traumatic Brain Injury

A 60 year old male patient presented with Traumatic Brain Injury, which occurred 20 years ago. Since he requires carers daily. As a result of the brain injury, he suffered from Mood issues, aggression, constant headache and sleeping issues. The patient also wanted support for weight loss. Seeing a psychologist who prescribed both Seroquel & […]

Case Study: Adult ADHD Symptoms

A 30 year old male diagnosed with ADHD sought alternative methods to manage his symptoms without medication. His concerns included fatigue, decreased motivation, poor concentration, and impulsivity, which led to stepping away from his own business. He was previously on Vyvanse but felt the benefits had waned over time. Notably, he was not someone who […]

Case Study: Back Pain and Disc Injury

A 47 year old female patient presented with major back pain and issues with discs. She was taking palexia (opioids) throughout the day, nurofen with little benefit. She was becoming a dull and dim version of herself and her husband was very worried about her. Treatment RN Labs InflamaSoothe Trio, starting with 2 capsules per […]

Case Study: Stomach pains from food allergens and Digest Premium

A patient presented with stomach pains in relation to their food allergies. Treatment The patient was prescribed Enzymedica Digest Premium for when eating the foods they are allergic to. Outcome They found instant relief. Their pain reduce and they experienced a faster recovery from belly upset. They have found a definite improvement in their quality […]

Case Study: Skin reaction to dairy & fermented foods and Intolergest

A patient presented with very bad skin reactions to dairy, pizza and fermented foods where her skin was getting “incredibly itchy” – almost unbearable for a few hours – plus bloating and flatulence. The only way to avoid these symptoms that works was avoiding the foods identified. Treatment The patient was prescribed 2x Enzymedica Intolergest […]

Is Stress Affecting Your Microbiome?

Chronic stress is all too prevalent and it can be a significant impediment to disease prevention and optimal health. Stress increases cortisol which may have a profound impact on the gastrointestinal (GI) microbiota and metabolome, selectively decreasing beneficial bacteria and secretory IgA (sIgA). Thus, it is not surprising that clinical interventions implemented to resolve GI […]

Magnesium: Which Form Is Best?

How using the right form of Magnesium could be the missing piece of your patients’ treatment puzzle. As functional medicine practitioners, we often look to how we can support not just one area of the body, but how different areas of the body interact with each other and what tools we can use to maximise […]

Testosterone and Men: Understanding the Age-Dependant Ranges

It’s natural for testosterone levels to decline as men age, but working to identify the ideal ranges for one’s age is important to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Carrie Jones highlights the difference between ‘optimal ranges’ and ‘age ranges’ in determining the body’s proper hormone levels.   While women are classically defined by their oestrogen […]

Enterosgel Proven for IBS

Digestive issues often tend to be the most bought up health issues encountered by integrative and holistic health practitioners. Of those Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) remains one of the most common digestive conditions encountered today, with approximately one in five Australians experiencing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) at some time in their life. Symptoms (including abdominal […]

Powerful Phytosomes – Support for Viral Immunity and Inflammation

Rarely has it been more important to ensure our patients’ immune systems are functioning at their best. The nutrients Curcumin and Quercetin are potent immunomodulators, however, the bioavailability of these botanical extracts is erratic and poor. Find out how to take these powerful nutrients to get the most benefits from them. Introducing Phytosomal Technology   […]

Vit C mental vitality

Summary   Supplementation was shown to increase focus and work absorption, alongside a reduction in fatigue in deficient individuals. Abstract Background:   We aimed to investigate the link of vitamin C status with vitality and psychological functions in a cross-sectional study, and examine their causal relationship through a randomised controlled trial (RCT). Methods: We first […]

Mycotoxins – The Hidden Threat

Mycotoxins are toxic chemicals that are naturally produced by fungi like mould, which can infest buildings, vehicles, and foodstuffs. The majority of mycotoxin exposures are through food ingestion or airborne exposure. In fact, mycotoxins are estimated to contaminate 25 per cent of the world’s crops. Damp climates, insect damage, and poor food storage facilitate the […]

Sensitive to Supplements?

With an ever-increasing occurrence of reactivity and sensitivity, healthcare practitioners are becoming more concerned with the quality and source of supplements and their excipients. Find out why practitioners facing the needs of highly sensitive patients are choosing RN Labs… 1. UNPARALLELED PURITY STANDARDS RN Labs strive to create the purest, hypo-allergenic products possible.We only select […]

Case Study: Fatigue and Fertility Issues

CLAIRE, 37 • Busy advertising manager with lots of international travel • Married and looking to get pregnant, yet has irregular menstrual cycles and has been on the OC Pill for many years. • Enjoys sporting events and thus trains 15 hours per week. Issues wishing to address: • Inability to push hard in exercise […]

Case Study: Depression and Pain

Depression and pain are some of the most common health disorders presented to both Allopathic and Holistic Health Practitioners in Australia. Furthermore Depression and pain are often intricately linked. In this case study, Anna, a 46-year-old woman had been experiencing lumbosacral pain and low moods for the past five years. Anna had slipped on the […]

Case Study: PMS Symptoms

Sylvia, a 26 year old female came into the initial consult with complaints of experiencing a strong case of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) to the point that it was affecting her life. Her symptoms consisted of extreme fatigue, a lack of focus, low moods and increased fluid retention. The patient was also experiencing menorrhagia and menstrual […]

Case Study: Fatigue & Cravings

Anthony, a 54 year old male presented to clinic with health complaints of low energy with trouble maintaining erection, inability to lose weight and overall fatigue. At his first visit, he reported that his energy levels were often 4 out of 10. As he had to wake early to open his own full-time business, he […]

Case Study: Headaches & Nausea

A 35-year-old male presented with headaches, sensitivity to strong smells and occasional unexplained nausea. He had been experiencing these symptoms for the last 5-6 years with increasing severity over time. His sensitivity to strong smells was severe enough that he had asked his partner not to wear perfume around him. He had recently reduced fatty […]

Case Study: Focus on Citrulline

CLINICAL FOCUS ON USE OF CITRULLINE: • L-Citrulline is the natural precursor of L-Arginine and the substrate for nitric oxide synthase (NOS) in the production of NO. This has been shown to be effective in improving NO production and cardiovascular function in cardiovascular diseases which are associated with endothelial dysfunction, such as hypertension, heart failure, […]

Case Study: Extreme Fatigue

A 37-year-old female presented with digestive complaints, carb cravings, ‘overwhelming fatigue’, trouble concentrating at work, and unable to play with her daughter after work due to feeling tired all the time. She couldn’t remember feeling ‘normal’ since before she had her daughter 6 years ago. She did not have difficulty falling asleep and often went […]

Case Study: Constant Back Pain

A 48 year old man presented with persistent lower back pain. He had recently modified his sitting arrangements in his car and at work, however was still having to take OTC NSAIDS 3-5x per week. He considered the pain a major obstacle in his daily tasks and sleep. Treatment The patient was prescribed 1000 mg […]

Case Study: Wired but Tired

A 35 year old woman presented with extreme tiredness and fatigue, alongside anxiety. She had noticed that she often felt “wired but tired” which was resulting in sleep onset issues as well. Treatment The patient was prescribed 100mg of 5-HTP at rising and retiring. Outcome The patient was reviewed after two weeks of treatment and […]

Case Study: Anxiety & Depression

A 35 year old woman presented with ongoing depression for the last 5 years. She continuously experienced strong feelings of apathy and sadness, with a persistent belief that nothing good occurred in her life. She indicated that these feelings and her lack of energy inhibited her ability to improve her diet or undertake any exercise. […]

Case Study: Bloating & Discomfort

A 30 year old female patient was experiencing uncomfortable lower belly bloating that was hard, distended and painful. The client was experiencing bowel motions every 1-2 days, which were usually at the end of the day after dinner. They were also hard to pass. Her bloating would occur immediately after food and wouldn’t go down […]

Case Study: Muscle Pain and Poor Circulation

A 35-year-old man presented with numbness in his hands upon waking, poor circulation and reduced sleep quality.  He also engaged in high levels of physical activity. Treatment His treatment consisted of Mixed Mag Forte, a formulation of different forms of Magnesium to better target the different areas of the body. Outcome Within 1 week, the […]