Glutathione, oxidative stress, antioxidant, antioxidants, inflammation, oxidation, glycine, glutamine

Glutathione: What Is It and How to Increase It

In her series on oxidative stress, Dr. Doni explores the role of our best antioxidant – glutathione. She offer tips for ensuring you get maximum benefit from it. Part 9 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress Our bodies make antioxidants to protect our cells from oxidative stress. For instance, glutathione is one of the…

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oxidative stress, mental health, depression, anxiety, stress, mind-body connection, inflammation, cytokines, free radicals, leaky gut, cortisol, post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD, neuroplasticity, blood-brain-barrier

Oxidative Stress: Heal Your Body to Heal Your Mind

Dr. Doni explains the interrelationship between the mind and the body and explores how oxidative stress and inflammation can contribute to depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues. Part 8 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress After everything I’ve described about oxidative stress over the course of this series—how it is increased by exposure…

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fibromyalgia, oxidative stress, fibromyalgia causes, causes of fibromyalgia, oxidative stress and fibromyalgia, inflammation, free radicals, antioxidants

Oxidative Stress: Looking at the Underlying Causes of Fibromyalgia

Dr. Doni explains how treating the causes of fibromyalgia can also help us understand how to reduce inflammation and free radicals. Part 7 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress In the last segment, I wrote about how inflammation and oxidative stress affect the four core systems of the body (hormones, digestion, immunity and neurology),…

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Chronic Fatigue, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, CFS, oxidative stress, free radicals, cortisol, fatigue

Chronic Fatigue and Oxidative Stress: Getting Back on Track

Dr. Doni explains the connections between the nervous system, hormones, digestion, and the immune system, and how they can cause chronic fatigue and oxidative stress. Part 6 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress Twenty years ago when I was a naturopathic medical student at Bastyr University, I had a particular interest in patients who…

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Alzheimer’s, Alzheimer’s Disease, oxidative stress, inflammation, antioxidants

Supplements and Natural Remedies to Prevent and Alleviate Alzheimer’s Disease

Continuing her exploration of oxidative stress and Alzheimer’s Disease, Dr. Doni explains the importance of antioxidants and recommends the 10 top supplements that can help alleviate symptoms—or prevent its onset. Part 5 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress Oxidative Stress Leads To Inflammation As we have discussed in previous articles in this blog series…

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Alzheimer’s, Alzheimer’s Disease, oxidative stress, inflammation, stress, toxins, high blood sugar, blood sugar, insulin, insulin resistance, type 3 diabetes, carbohydrates, Ketogenic Diet, exercise

Dietary, Lifestyle, and Environmental Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease

Dr. Doni explains how lifestyle and environment can cause oxidative stress and lead to Alzheimer’s, and gives practical tips to minimize your risk of getting it. Part 4 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress Last week, I started out by getting you up to speed on Alzheimer’s disease—what is and isn’t known about the…

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Alzheimer’s, Alzheimer’s Disease, oxidative stress, inflammation, cytokines, biomarker, epigenetics, neurodegenerative diseases, Alzheimer’s and aluminum, facts about Alzheimer’s, myths about Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Disease and Oxidative Stress: Looking at the Facts

Dr. Doni reviews the facts about Alzheimer’s Disease, including some of the current research connecting it to oxidative stress. Part 3 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress Most of us have a friend, parent, or grandparent who has, or who had, Alzheimer’s disease—that’s how prevalent it is. In fact, it is the currently the…

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Diabetes: The Link to Oxidative Stress

Dr. Doni discusses how oxidative stress can lead to diabetes types 1 & 2, with 6 simple steps to prevent the onset of diabetes. Part 2 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress In the first article in this series, I introduced how oxidative stress can affect your health. In it, I mentioned that elevated…

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oxidative stress, what is oxidative stress, anti-oxidants, stress, cortisol, elevated cortisol levels genetics, oxidative stress causes, oxidative stress and aging, oxidative stress cancer, oxidative stress markers, oxidative stress test

Oxidative Stress: What Is It and How Can It Affect Your Health?

Dr. Doni introduces the subject of her new series of articles – oxidative stress – an increasingly discussed condition that has a massive impact on our health. Part 1 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress Last year, I wrote an article on oxidative stress called “5 Signs of Oxidative Stress and 7 Ways You…

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Leaky Gut, Bone broth, Glutamine, Glutamine powder, amino acids, minerals, collagen, natural health

Should I Use Bone Broth to Help Heal My Leaky Gut?

Dr. Doni gives an overview of bone broth, a trendy food that can be helpful in healing Leaky Gut; what is in it and how to get the benefits. Part 13 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Leaky Gut Over the past few blog posts, we have been looking at Leaky Gut and how to manage,…

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genetic mutations, methylation, methylation cycle, chronic health issues, genetic health conditions, genetic testing, genetic treatments, MTHFR, MTHFR mutations, SNP, single-nucleotide polymorphism

8 Steps to Support Your Methylation Cycle and Address SNPs

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. Part 4 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health In the first three parts of this series, we explored how genetic mutations (or SNPs)…

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genetic health conditions, genetic mutation, chronic health issues, methylation, methylation cycle, genetic testing, genetic treatments, MTHFR, MTHFR mutations, SNP, single-nucleotide polymorphism

Understanding the Methylation Cycle and Its Effect on 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. Part 3 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health In the first two parts of this blog series, we explored how genetic mutations (or SNPs) can…

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melatonin, sleep, insomnia, trouble sleeping, hormones, can't sleep, sleep disruption, sleep cycle, circadian rhythm, sleep-wake cycle

How Low Melatonin Can Affect Your Sleep

Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, explains how melatonin works to control our sleep/wake cycle and gives advice on what to do if things go wrong. Part 11 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia Sleep. One of the most important things we can do for our health and yet research indicates…

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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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13 Ways to Support Your Mitochondria and Boost Your Energy

Health expert Dr. Doni explains how the body produces the energy it needs to keep itself going, and gives some tips on what you can do to help things along. Have you ever wondered how the human body turns the food we eat into the energy that keeps us going? Believe it or not, almost every…

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