gluten, gluten-free, gluten intolerance

Unlocking the Mystery of Gluten & How it Stresses Your Body (Infographic)

Dr. Doni Wilson, naturopathic doctor and health expert, covers the basics of gluten—what it is, where it’s hiding, and why it’s a problem for most of us. Do you know someone who has gone gluten-free? Odds are, you do. Gluten-free living is all the rage, but few know exactly what gluten is and how it…

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What Is Adrenal Burn Out?

Naturopathic doctor and stress expert Dr. Doni Wilson explains “adrenal burnout” and its causes and gives handy advice on how to find out if you’re suffering from it. Maybe you’ve heard the term “adrenal burnout,” or perhaps “adrenal exhaustion.” I actually refer to it as “adrenal distress.” No matter what you call it, the important…

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3 Problem Networks of Stress: Looking Beyond the Obvious to Find Good Health

Dr. Doni Wilson, naturopathic doctor, shares her own approach to understanding and treating stress based on over 14 years of research and practice. There is not one single answer, nor one magic pill, when it comes to our health. That is because our bodies are intricate systems, with many interrelated processes. Even looking at unwellness…

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Basil, lavender, mint, oregano, and sage all have health benefits.

7 Garden Herbs That Reduce Stress and Benefit Your Health

Naturopathic Doctor & author Dr. Doni Wilson explains the health benefits of ordinary garden herbs and suggests how you can use them in meals and drinks. Did you know that you can use the gorgeous herbs in your garden to improve your memory, fight off infections, soothe your digestion, and boost your resiliency to stress?*…

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10 Tips To Make Sure You Really Get A Stress-Free Summer (Infographic)

Summertime is often associated with fun and relaxation, but stress is an ever-present force this time of the year that sneaks up on us derails all the joys of the season (and our personal well-being). From the foods we eat, to the amount of sleep we get, to disrupters such as travel and overstimulation, stress…

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10 Easy Ways to Start Restoring Your Adrenal Health

Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, has broken down how you can optimize your stress response so you are ready for whatever comes along. As a stress expert, my first priority is to prevent stress whenever it is possible and then help your body recover from stress. If we can do that, then we…

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What are Probiotics and How Do They Affect Your Health?

What are Probiotics and How Do They Affect Your Health?

Dr. Doni demystifies probiotics: what causes their levels to be altered in the body, what happens when they are disrupted, and how can we get them back on track? “Probiotics” refers to supplements containing bacteria that are good for your gut. The most common bacteria found in probiotic supplements are Lactobacillus acidophilus and bifidobacteria. These…

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How Well Is My Thyroid Working? Pt 1: Reasons and Symptoms

How Well Is My Thyroid Working? Pt 2: 8 Steps to a Healthy Thyroid

Dr. Doni Wilson follows up last week’s article on thyroid health with an eight-step approach to improving thyroid function and optimizing the way you feel. In my last post, I talked about how an under-active thyroid, even if it is within ‘normal lab ranges,’ can affect your health. I also described some of the key signs…

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How Well Is My Thyroid Working? Pt 1: Reasons and Symptoms

How Well Is My Thyroid Working? Pt 1: Reasons and Symptoms

  Dr. Doni Wilson explains why low thyroid function is one of the most commonly undiagnosed causes of tiredness, weight gain, dry skin, hair loss and constipation. Many people, both men and women (and even children!), never feel their best—and yet their blood work appears to be completely normal. They are often dismissed by their…

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How Mindfulness Helps You Transform Stress and Reclaim Well-being

How Mindfulness Helps You Transform Stress and Reclaim Well-being

Mindfulness is a term that is being used more and more often, but for many it is not clear what it is and how it is done. Mindfulness is the practice or state of being completely in the present moment. So often we are pulled in one direction and the next, sometimes all at once!…

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3 Ways To Tell if You Have a Gluten Sensitivity

3 Ways To Tell if You Have a Gluten Sensitivity

Food sensitivity expert, Dr. Doni Wilson, shares three ways you can determine whether you have gluten sensitivity.  While awareness of gluten-free eating has increased, there are still many people suffering from symptoms that could be resolved by following a gluten-free diet. Unfortunately, it can be very difficult to identify whether or not you have gluten…

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5 Signs That Your Stress Response is Out of Balance

5 Signs That Your Stress Response is Out of Balance

Author Dr. Doni Wilson shares the top five indications that you are more stressed than you might have realized and offers advice about what you can do about it. The effects of stress can sneak up on us and, before we know it, our bodies are responding in a way that is not so pleasant.…

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Top 10 Stress Triggers in Modern Life

Each of us experiences stress in different ways. Whether you have palpitations, sleepless nights, or heartburn, it is all the result of stress on your body. After all, we know from research that stress underlies just about every health problem, from acne and autoimmunity, to cancer and heart disease. Being aware of what stresses you increases the likelihood you’ll be able to master those stresses and optimize your health. Let’s look at the top 10 stress triggers.

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5 Ways To Get Your Body On Track When You’re Super Stressed

Most people think of stress as emotional stress, like death, divorce, and loss of a job to name a few. Those are certainly stressful experiences, but if we don’t become aware of stresses that affect our health daily—from lack of sleep, to excess sugar and carbohydrates, to exposure to gluten, toxins and GMOs—then our health…

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