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Dr Senani Wijesena

Dr Senani Wijesena

78 Bangalow Rd Byron Bay NSW 2481
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In a tranquil setting with the individual in mind we take a holistic approach which combines integrative health care with natural and nutritional medicine and preventative counselling.

Dr Senani Wijesena

Servicing area

Byron Bay, NSW

Focus areas

Naturopathic nutrition Women's wellness Hormone dysregulation Thyroid dysfunction Gut Health Mental health


Integrative Medicine, Holistic GP and Nutritional Medicine

Dr Wijesena specialises in Nutritional Medicine, Healthy Ageing, Wellness assessments, hormone balancing, Gastrointestinal disorders and Women's Health. She incorporates a holistic approach which combines Integrative Health with natural and nutritional medicine and preventative counselling. Dr Wijesena prescribes Bioidentical hormones (Progesterone, DHEA, Oestrogen) and natural thyroid treatments such as T3 and Thyroid extract.

Optimum health is the aim, and to acheive this, early prevention of body dysfunction and maintainence of good health is crucial. Identification of causes of illness (such as leaky gut, nutritional insufficency, immune system dyregulation) is given priority to achieve wellness and eradicate disease.

Fourty Five minutes is spent with each new patient exploring a comprehensive history of body symptoms (incl gut dysfunction), past medical history, diet, toxin, hormonal issues, use of supplements/medications, genetic/family history and stressors to identify areas of ill- health and strengths. This includes a relevant systems physical examination and ordering of tests as appropriate. Follow up appointments explore test results and elaboration of a comprehensive management plan.

Areas of speciality include

  • Wellness checks
  • Complete Nutritional assessments
  • Assessment and management of Diseases of Westernisation of Diet / Lifestyle - including
    1. Autoimmune disease
    2. Diabetes
    3. Cardiovascular disease
    4. Allergy
    5. Chronic inflammatory/degenerative disease
    6. Obesity and Women's health issues, eg PCOS, Menopause
    7. Thyroid dysfunction 
    8. Hormone imbalance  

    Assessments include a thorough review of symptoms, diet/toxin exposure history, gut dysfunction, body composition analysis, nutrition related blood/urine tests, stool parasitology analysis, toxin levels eg mercury blood/hair analysis, hormone level assays and comprehensive management programmes.

    Dr Senani Wijesena has completed a Bachelor of Medicine and subsequently the primary course in Nutrition/Herbal Medicine at the Australian College of Nutrition and Environmental Medicine. She has a Graduate certificate in Nutritional Medicine with distinction through RMIT University and has over 20 years experience as a general practitioner and integrated medicine doctor

    For an appointment please call 0459770784 or 0266856445

Business Hours

We're open 3 days.

Tuesday

12:00 pm To 6:00 pm

Wednesday

12:00 pm To 6:00 pm

Thursday

12:00 pm To 6:00 pm

Qualifications

  • Graduate Certificate In Nutrition
  • Bachelor In Medicine
  • ACNEM Primary Course

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