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Addressing the Immuno-Inflammatory Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease

With Mark Payne

Designs for Health Australia presents:

Addressing the Immuno-Inflammatory Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease

Addressing the Immuno-Inflammatory Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease

Presentation + Q & A Discussion
Mark Payne
with host, Leonie Gascoigne

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An evidence-based practitioner education briefing

Highly experienced and award-winning Australian clinician Mark Payne presents his methodologies for health optimisation, biohacking, cardiometabolic health and more.

This transformative webinar delves into the intricacies of the immune-inflammatory aspects of cardiovascular and metabolic health from a functional medicine perspective.

Learn from Mark Payne’s innovative approach and extensive experience through his clinical practice at Melbourne Functional Medicine.

This webinar explores the many causes and risk factors for developing cardiovascular and metabolic health issues. Mark Payne shares his expertise on assessing and addressing these issues through safe and effective targeted nutrition and lifestyle measures.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the structure and functions of the cardiovascular system from a functional perspective
  • Review the physiology of inflammation
  • Understand risk factors and contributing factors for the development of immuno-inflammatory cardiovascular disease, including the effects of latent viral burden on cardiovascular health
  • Key diet and lifestyle approaches to cardiovascular health and well-being: Sleep, Movement, Diet & Hydration, Stress Resilience, and monitoring health metrics
  • Targeted therapeutic interventions for immuno-inflammatory cardiovascular disease

A Functional Medicine Approach to Cardiovascular Health

Many causes and risk factors exist for developing cardiovascular and metabolic health issues. Mark Payne presents his unique methodology, using a functional medicine approach to assess and address the conditions through safe and effective targeted nutrition and lifestyle measures.

He shares his thorough investigation principles using the latest scientific insights and technologies and how he develops a personalised plan that guides the patient towards better health.

Learn from Mark Payne’s wealth of experience

Mark Payne

Mark Payne
BHSc(Nat), GCert(Wellness), MEd(CPEP)
Clinician, Researcher, Educator

Mark has 30 years of experience as a clinical health professional and educator, and for the last decade has focused on naturopathic clinical practice and complementary medicine education. Mark is the Lead Practitioner at Melbourne Functional Medicine based in South Melbourne and describes himself as a generalist who has a particular interest in working with health optimisation and biohacking, cardiometabolic health, digestive disorders, and immune disorders.

As an active researcher, Mark has published and presented his work on clinical education and the health benefits derived from exposure to natural environments at several conferences and was recognised in 2015 with the Bioceuticals Integrative Medicine Awards for Lecturer/Researcher of the year, and again in 2021 with a Distinguished Service Award from Endeavour College of Natural Health. Mark has also been recently appointed as the Adjunct Fellow for the National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine, Faculty of Health at Southern Cross University.

You can find out more about Mark here:

Meet Your Webinar Host

Leaonie Gascoigne

Leonie Gascoigne ND
Designs for Health Australia

Leonie Gascoigne is Victorian State Business Manager and Health Educator at Designs for Health Australia.

Leonie is an experienced naturopathic practitioner, yoga instructor and technical sales consultant. She has been actively involved in the pharmaceutical, complementary medicine, functional medicine, health wellness and fitness industries.

Leonie provides direct support for DFH Practitioners – and frequently provides guidance on GI Map Test reports.

Melbourne Functional Medicine (Google Post):  
Atrial Fibrillation

Functional testing may help identify the factors contributing to atrial fibrillation. It may include:⁠ ⁠

  • Inflammatory markers such as High Sensitivity C-reactive protein⁠ Blood glucose
  • Blood lipids markers⁠
  • Food sensitivities⁠
  • Pathogens such as H.Pylori⁠
  • Thyroid testing⁠
  • Gut health testing (comprehensive)⁠
  • Toxic load assessment, e.g. heavy metals⁠ ⁠

These tests can be the difference in getting to the root cause and restoring balanced cardiac function.