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MTHFR, Genetics, and Stress: A Recipe for Anxiety and Depression

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Part 5 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health Dr. Doni explores the relationship between genetic mutations, MTHFR, mood, and stress and explains why a whole body approach is the best way to feeling better. Almost every patient I see has some history of anxiety, depression, PMS, PMDD (pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder), or other mood-related health issue. And when you read about my health story (which you can find in my book, The Stress Remedy), you’ll find that I have too. To me, as a naturopathic doctor,… Read the rest

Top Tips for Tackling Self-Sabotage to Lose Weight

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Today, I have the great pleasure of interviewing Drs. Joy and Roy Martina about their approach to weight loss in their new book Sleep your Fat Away: Train Your Brain to Lose Weight Effortlessly, which is celebrating its official launch on Tuesday April 21st, 2015. Drs. JOY AND ROY MARTINA are amongst the world’s leaders in helping people get back into their power. Between them, they have published over 70 books (translated into more than 10 languages) and have trained hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. Their passion for natural… Read the rest

Dr. Doni interviewed by Skip Jennings on Blog Talk Radio’s “The Shift”

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Dr. Doni Wilson was interviewed by Skip Jennings on the Blog Talk Radio show “The Shift” about stress remedies and The Hamptons Cleanse. Click here to listen to the show      

Dr. Doni Interviewed by Dr. Holly Lucille on RadioMD

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Dr. Doni Wilson was interviewed by Dr. Holly Lucille on the RadioMD Show about natural ways to support your body during perimenopause. In this program Dr. Doni shares several tips on how you can support your body during perimenopause, menopause and post-menopause. Click here to listen to this episode of the RadioMD show.    

8 Steps to Support Your Methylation Cycle and Address SNPs

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Part 4 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health Dr. Doni outlines 8 steps for ensuring a healthy methylation cycle and explains how taking them can optimize your overall health even at the most stressful times. In the first three parts of this series, we explored how genetic mutations (or SNPs) can affect your health, and how we go about finding out which SNPs you have as the first step on the road to optimal health. Then last week, we covered the methylation cycle, the enzymes… Read the rest

Understanding the Methylation Cycle and Its Effect on Health

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Part 3 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health Naturopathic Doctor Doni Wilson explains how our genetic makeup defines which enzymes need extra support in your body and the role the methylation cycle plays. In the first two parts of this blog series, we explored how genetic mutations (or SNPs) can affect our health and how we go about finding out which SNPs you have as the first step on the road to optimal health. If you missed them and wish to catch up, here are… Read the rest

Uncovering Genetic Mutations: How to Test for Them

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Part 2 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health Dr. Doni explains why she recommends genetic testing, the different kinds of tests available, and what they can tell you about your overall health and well-being. In this blog series, I will be talking all about genetic mutations, how you can easily test for them, how they can affect your health, and what you can do to address them. Testing for and addressing genetic mutations is one of the newest approaches in healthcare and one that many… Read the rest

Genetic Mutations: An Introduction

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Part 1 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health Dr Doni explains how genetic mutations are often at the root of poor health and explains how the effects can be minimized, often with very simple treatment. Many people suffer with chronic health conditions such as fatigue, insomnia, anxiety, depression, and pain. In some cases a diagnosis is determined—such as chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, generalized anxiety, endometriosis, IBS, or autoimmunity—and medications are prescribed. In other cases, test results appear “normal,” and a person may be left feeling… Read the rest

Top 10 Sleep Tips for Sleep Awareness Week 2015

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Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, offers 10 simple tips for you to get a good night’s sleep. Did you know that this week was Sleep Awareness Week? Organizations like the National Sleep Foundation and others participate in a public education and awareness campaign to promote the importance of sleep. Each year, Sleep Awareness Week ends with the “spring ahead” clock change to Daylight Saving Time (don’t forget—it’s this Sunday!). Since 2002, the National Sleep Foundation has been conducting a series of polls on a range of sleep-related topics,… Read the rest

Stress and Sleep Problems

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Part 12 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, explains how stress wreaks havoc on sleep. She suggests things you can do to get a good night’s sleep even while stressed. Here we are—at the end of this blog series on the things that disrupt your sleep and the steps you can take to get yourself back to sleeping well again. Since research shows that 8 out of 10 people don’t get good sleep, it is quite likely that each of… Read the rest

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