Case Studies

Case Study: Magnesium and Epilepsy

A 12-year-old female patient presented with a rare form of epilepsy which led to seizures occurring 2 – 5 times per day.
Treatment

The patient was prescribed a number of different forms of Magnesium, including Magnesium Glycinate and Magnesium Citrate, but for the current consultation, was prescribed a form of Magnesium that was specific for brain function and had the ability to cross the blood-brain barrier:

Magnesium Threonate

• 50mg once per day

Outcome

The patient noticed a considerable reduction in her seizures and has increased her dose to 50mg twice a day. The presence of Mycotoxins had also been identified in this patient and further treatment options were being considered.

S QLD / N NSW Area Manager

Jessica Morland

Jess is a qualified Nutritionist with a Bachelor of Health Science in Nutritional Medicine. She believes that there is no one size fits all approach and is passionate about educating, inspiring and supporting clients and practitioners with a customised approach to healthcare. Specialties include preconception, pregnancy, post-natal and infant care. 

Jess is excited to build relationships, educate and share her knowledge with both retail and practitioners in South Queensland and Northern NSW.

Lauren Matich, BHSc (Nat.)

Lauren Matich

BHSc (Nat.)

Lauren is an NHAA accredited Clinical Naturopath with a Bachelor of Health Science. She is incredibly passionate about natural health and educating clients on the foundational importance of nutrition, lifestyle and stress management and believes complimenting these building blocks with nutraceutical support and functional testing often holds the key to optimal health and vitality. Lauren looks forward to supporting practitioners and clients in these key areas.

Specialties include supporting thyroid health, digestive disorders and mental health.