Entries by Steven Judge, Clinical Naturopath Sydney

Got High Bilirubin? Get A Load Of Gilberts Syndrome – A Gut-Brain Phenomenon

Do you have a history of high bilirubin levels on blood tests? Do you have strange, vague & hard to diagnose gut issues with unpredictable triggers? Are your bowel movements irregular? Do you feel queasy and uncomfortable after fatty foods? Do yo experience ongoing anxiety & mood imbalances despite working on your health and lifestyle? […]

Oestrogen & Histamine Intolerance – The Vicious Cycle

The vicious cycle that drives pre-menstrual anxiety, indigestion, headaches & more… I am meeting more & more women at my private practice in Sydney who have un-diagnosed histamine intolerance. The key to understanding what drives histamine intolerance is to examine its relationship with the hormone oestrogen, and how the two feed each-other in a vicious […]

The Relationship Between Copper, Oestrogen & Anxiety

Copper toxicity is becoming a widespread concern in the modern world It is one of the key underlying drivers of anxiety, oestrogen dominance, dysmenorrhoea (painful periods), menorrhagia (heavy periods), irregular periods, mental health issues and overall hormonal imbalances – in both men and women The clients I meet in Sydney and online typically experience anxiety, […]

The Secret To Treating Blastocystis Hominis: Don’t Treat It.

Have you been struggling with chronic digestive issues? Have you completed stool testing and been diagnosed with Blastocystis hominis? Have you been told by your GP or naturopath that you need to take antibiotics or do a comprehensive gut detoxification protocol to get rid of Blastocystis? Have you already completed many rounds of antibiotics & gut detoxification […]

Anxiety – Why It’s Not Always In Your Head & How To Treat The Root Cause

I regularly see clients at my practise in Sydney seeking help with chronic anxiety symptoms. Whilst occasional worry and situational anxiety is a normal human experience, chronic anxiety can be debilitating as it becomes distressing and uncontrollable. Physically it may manifest for you as sleep disturbance and insomnia, a constant feeling of tight pressure in […]

Training Your Brain For Gut Health – Is The Vagus Nerve The Missing Link In Resolving Chronic Digestive Disorders, Mental Health & Autoimmunity?

If you suffer from Mental health conditions (Anxiety, Depression, Behavioural disorders such as ADHD) Digestive disorders (Chronic Constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, Inflammatory Bowel Disease) Autoimmune Diseases (Hashimotos Thyroiditis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis) OR a combination of these… It can be frustrating to feel like you are doing all of the ‘right’ […]