Entries by Mark Robertson

Wind and diarrhoea – wholistic treatment may be your answer

Steve*, a middle-aged man had been troubled for over ten years with chronic diarrhoea. Because of this, he often bled from fissures around his anus. He seemed to react to an unending array of foods, with wind and severe diarrhoea.
At the Wholistic Medical Centre some very specialised testing may be recommended if a person suffers from chronic symptoms such as wind and diarrhoea. Rather than sending a one- or two-day stool sample to a laboratory to see what live parasites or ‘bad’ bacteria are lurking in the gut, a stool sample may be sent off to specialized laboratories that either culture a wide range of both ‘good’ and ‘bad’ bacteria, or that test at the molecular level.

Dr Mark Robertson – Fellowships in Integrative Medicine

Dr Mark Robertson is an Integrative Medicine GP and is one of a small number of doctors in Australia to have fellowships in both the American Academy of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine, the Metabolic and Nutritional Institute, and the Australian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine. These fellowships complement each other, with the American College […]

Dysbiosis and leaky gut

Dysbiosis and ‘leaky gut': recurrent gastrointestinal infections compromise a young girl’s development. Twelve year-old Jenny*, was brought to see me as an Integrative GP by her mother. Around a year prior, she had suffered a gastrointestinal illness with nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. This had lasted approximately 3 days. Three months later, she had fainted at school then suffered another gastrointestinal type […]

Autistic behaviours may be reduced with wholistic medicine

  Autistic behaviour may be reduced with holistic medicine Did you know that many challenging behaviours associated with autism may be reduced through a biomedical approach as part of wholistic medicine? Ben*, three-and-a-half years old, was brought to the Wholistic Medical Centre by his parents, after being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by his […]