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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Stress Triggers, Stress Relief, reducing stress, The Stress Remedy, stress remedies, Stress, Stressors, sleep, travel, toxins, gluten, sugar, carbohydrates

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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inflammation, leaky gut, stress, naturopathy, health, wellness, stress remedies, gluten, digestive system, carbohydrates, nutrition

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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Inflammation Is at the Core of Most, If Not All, Health Issues

Inflammation Is at the Core of Most, If Not All, Health Issues

Inflammation plays a role in heart disease, cancer, diabetes, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, and countless other conditions and diseases. It puts stress on the body, accelerating the aging process. The hard part is that other than symptoms like pain, swelling, redness, burning, anxiety, insomnia, and weight gain—inflammation is INVISIBLE. That is because it happens inside your…

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Breakfast Bread

Are Stress and Comfort Foods Making You Sick?

Even if you don’t have digestive symptoms, health issues anywhere in your body may be stemming from your belly. This is due to a careful synergy within our bodies that connects our digestion to everything else. I’d like to share this story from my book, The Stress Remedy, to illustrate how a fire in one’s…

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Common questions and answers about Paleo Diets

Common questions and answers about Paleo Diets

Is a paleo diet too high in protein? A paleo diet is higher in protein, but not ONLY protein. A safe and healthy amount of protein for sedentary adults is 0.8 grams per kilogram.  For those who exercise regularly, the recommended protein intake increases up to 1.8 grams per kilogram. To calculate the amount of…

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Paleo Skincare

Is a Paleo Diet for Me? (Part 1)

Even though we are walking around with smartphones and laptop computers—and have electricity and heat (usually), we are actually not that much different, genetically, than our ancestors. Our ancestors did NOT have the ability to digest gluten and many other grains, and nor do we. That is the premise behind what is referred to as…

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Hampton Cleanse

How to do a cleanse without stressing your body more?

Many people are afraid to do a detox or cleanse – and for good reason! My body has ALWAYS been sensitive to cleanses, and I’ve tried all sorts of them. While in naturopathic medical school, I tried elimination diets, liver cleanses, juicing, fasting, and more. I learned from the experiences, some of which were not…

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