3 Way to Take a Break

As the leaves turn and Halloween approaches, I am reminded that the joyful winter holidays, along with all the associated stress and planning, will soon be here. I’m thinking that is it a great time for a break, which is one of my 5 recommended stress remedies. Note: Here’s an audio version if you’d prefer…

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5 Important Things to Know About Gluten Reactions

Dr. Doni shares the most important information from the 2013 International Celiac Disease Symposium in Chicago. ■ It is estimated that one in 133 people have Celiac disease, which is an autoimmune condition triggered by gluten (the protein in wheat, barley, rye and spelt). Unlike most autoimmune conditions, in the case of Celiac, researchers and medical practitioners…

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The future of medicine is understanding that everything is connected

Consider a type of medicine that supports your body to heal. A medicine that seeks to find the underlying cause of a health issue, and how one health issue relates to another within your body. A medicine that utilizes science and our understanding of how our bodies work, to give your body what it needs.…

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Dr. Doni on the Dr. Pat Show

I was interviewed by award winning talk radio host, Dr. Pat Baccilli, on the Dr. Pat Show. The discussion focused on the effects of chronic stress on the body, and natural approaches that can be taken to reduce stress. The interview ran on September 10, 2013. Please click here to listen to the interview.  

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Ask Dr. Doni – How to prevent leaky gut?

Include stress remedies in your day—click here to read more. Set aside time to eat, so that you can chew and digest well. Minimize or avoid gluten in your diet. Click here to find our why. Take probiotics consistently. Click here to see one of my favorite products. Only take antibiotics when it is absolutely…

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Leaky Gut highlighted in “First for Women” Magazine

First for Women Magazine highlighted Leaky Gut—and one of my patients, Aurea, last month, describing the amazing turn-around in Aurea’s health by addressing the leakiness in her intestinal lining. Click here to read the article in First for Women Magazine. How does one identify leaky gut? There is a specific test, called a lactulose test,…

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Ask Dr. Doni – How can my digestion have anything to do with my metabolism?

A patient asked a great question: “How can my digestion have anything to do with my metabolism? I don’t even have digestive symptoms!” A perfect example of how our bodies are intricately connected – is Leaky Gut. The walls of the intestines should only allow nutrients and water to cross – we definitely wouldn’t want…

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Ask Dr. Doni How to take a break & connect?

I find that children and pets help me the most to take a break. They are inherently in the moment and wanting to connect, so it is easy. I just let them guide me. I leave my phone at home (or bring it for taking pictures), we walk out the door (often holding hands) and…

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Is it time for a break?

Is it time for a break?

For more than one reason taking a break from your usual schedule, as well as from technology, can be beneficial to your health. Taking a break makes it possible to connect with others, which has been shown to reduce stress and add years to your life. Research indicates that women are more likely to connect with friends,…

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What can you do about stress?

What can you do about stress?

We know stress leads to health issues, from anxiety, fatigue and headaches, to cancer, heart disease and autoimmunity, so what can we do to stay healthy under stress?

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How do you know if you're stressed?

How do you know if you’re stressed?

Are you feeling stressed? It seems everywhere I look, there is another article about how so many people feel stressed. A survey in the Huffington Post, for example, showed that 91% of people felt stressed in March, and 77% felt stressed weekly or even more often. The survey showed that most people were stressed about…

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Leaky Gut

First for Women Magazine article on Leaky Gut

First for Women Leaky Gut Article, Page 1  / First for Women Leaky Gut Article, Page 2 For a more complete view of leaky gut—what is is and what you can do about it, please see Dr. Doni’s Series on Leaky Gut: http://bit.ly/Leaky-Gut-Series.

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Heal Adrenal Stress with Good Sleep

Heal Adrenal Stress with Good Sleep

Our human bodies are built with a stress response system, managed by a hormone called cortisol. When cortisol levels are out of balance, stress can trigger a variety of health issues. Nutrients and herbs can help, but one of the best things you can do to get your body back to optimal cortisol levels is to get good sleep every night.

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Ask Dr. Doni: How do you reset your stress response?

Sleep. As simple as it sounds, I find that it helps a lot to calculate my bedtime based on when I need to wake up, to ensure that I’m allowing enough sleep time. Otherwise, I’ll stay up finding more to do! Spending time caring for and cuddling my pets each day is one of my…

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