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: Tired and Wired with Insomnia

A 34-year-old female who was currently experiencing high stress and participated in high levels of physical activity had difficulty switching off and being able to sleep. She had a long history of trying various magnesium formulas and experienced what she termed as a ‘magnesium hangover’ the morning after supplementation, which consisted of her feeling sleepy […]

Case Study: Insulin Resistance & Weight Maintenance

A 55-year-old male presented with insulin-resistance syndrome. His previous medical history included squamous cell carcinoma in the throat. He was currently on a vegetarian diet which was high in simple carbohydrates. Although he was drinking 2L of water every day, he was also consuming 3 – 4 beers every night. His current weight was 132.3kg, […]