menopause, peri-menopause, hormones, sleep, trouble sleeping, insomnia, sleep disruption

Hormones and Sleep Disruption in Menopause and Peri-menopause

Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, explains how changes in estrogen and progesterone levels can affect your sleep, and what you can do about it. Part 10 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia We spend, on average, one third of our lives sleeping and during that time, hormones in our bodies…

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How Imbalanced Neurotransmitters Affect Your Sleep

Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, explains how, when your nervous system is imbalanced, you won’t sleep well. She explains how to return to balance and sleep. Part 9 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia We started off this series by discussing 12 possible causes of insomnia. So far, over the…

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How Food Sensitivities Can Interfere with a Good Night’s Sleep

Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy explains how food sensitivities can prevent you from getting a good night’s sleep. She offers advice for breaking the cycle. Part 8 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia Can food sensitivities really disrupt your sleep? It can be hard at first to imagine that what…

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How Stress and Weight Gain are Related

Dr. Doni was quoted in an article this week in the Health News section of NorthJersey.com. The piece, “How stress can affect your waistline” was written by Danielle Rose, a friend and patient of Dr. Doni’s. As I often say, stress is a natural condition of life. While we can’t eliminate stress, we can seek…

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How are insomnia and inflammation related?

How Inflammation and Pain Affect Your Sleep

Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, explains how inflammation and pain are common reasons for waking during the night and offers solutions to break the cycle. Part 7 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia We are mid-way through this 12-part series discussing causes of disrupted sleep. Research indicates that lack of…

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When you are balanced, you feel good—even under stress.

5 Tips to Get Your New Year Off to a Balanced Start

As holiday stress fades into the past, Dr. Doni shares health tips for creating stress balance in the New Year. After the busy and stressful preparation for the holidays, having a few days off—and time to connect with family and friends—allows us a chance to come back to balance. It is a state that I…

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holidays, stress, travel

Dr. Doni Quoted in “Health Bistro”

The holidays can add extra stress to your already busy life, so Dr. Doni Wilson offers some helpful tips in an interview with Diane Wedner of Lifescript.com. Dr. Doni was quoted in an article called, “Tips to Tackle Holiday Stress,” by Diane Wedner on Health Bistro, “a blog from the editors of Lifescript.com.” Here’s an…

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How Sleep Apnea and Weight Gain Are Related (Updated)

Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, discusses how weight gain and sleep apnea can disrupt your sleep and offers advice on how to address both issues. Part 6 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia In the introduction to this series, I gave an overview of 12 things that can disrupt our…

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How Cortisol Affects Your Sleep

How Cortisol Affects Your Sleep

Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, discusses how stress and our cortisol levels can disrupt our sleep and offers advice on how to keep things balanced. Part 5 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia In the introduction to this series of articles I gave an overview of 12 things that can…

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blood sugar, blood sugar imbalance, sleep, trouble sleeping, insomnia, sleep disruption, sleep disorders

How Blood Sugar Levels Affect Your Sleep

Dr. Doni discusses why eating too much, too late can make it hard to sleep (it’s all about blood sugar). She offers some simple tips to help you take control. Part 4 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia In the introduction to this series of articles I gave an overview of 12…

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Are Trips to the Bathroom Disrupting Your Sleep?

Dr. Doni explores how waking up to go to the bathroom disrupts your sleep, leaving you feeling tired the next day—and offers tips for avoiding night time wake-ups. Part 3 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia In the introduction to this series of articles I gave an overview of 12 things that…

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Sleep Better by Changing Your Environment

Sleep Better by Changing Your Environment

In Part 2 of the series, Dr. Doni explores how the environment can affect your sleep and gives 6 tips to help turn your bedroom into a haven of restfulness. Part 2 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia Sleep is one the most important you can do for your health. So if…

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4 Steps To Lowering Your Cancer Risk, Naturally

How to Lower Your Cancer Risk

In an article that was orignally published on Inspiyr.com, Dr. Doni Wilson offers tips for making positive changes in your health that can lower your risk of cancer. October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but any time is an important time to reflect upon how natural approaches to wellness can play a leading role in lowering…

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Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Dr. Doni explores how timing is crucial to restful sleep and gives 5 tips to help you fall asleep—and stay asleep—until morning. Part 1 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia Even a shift of just one hour can lead to us feeling tired during the day, finding it difficult to concentrate, and…

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Insomnia: 12 Reasons Why You May Not Be Sleeping at Night

Insomnia: 12 Reasons Why You May Not Be Sleeping at Night

In a 12-part series of articles on sleep, Dr. Doni gives an overview of insomnia and explains how our ability to fall asleep—and stay asleep—can easily become disrupted. Introduction to Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia Sleep is arguably one of the most important things we do, next to breathing, eating, and drinking.…

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