underactive thyroid symptoms, low thyroid symptoms, thyroid underactive, thyroid hormone, Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Depression

Low Thyroid Function and Stress: What’s the Connection?

Hypothyroidism (low thyroid function) is one of the most common health issues in the U.S. It is not often identified by standard blood work, and the common treatments do not adequately address it. Let’s look at the symptoms and causes of an underactive thyroid, and what you can do to help your body recover.

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food sensitivity testing at home, healing leaky gut, immune system, IgA antibodies, IgG antibodies, what is a food sensitivity test

What Is a Food Sensitivity Test – and Why Do One?

How are food sensitivities connected to leaky gut, and why does it matter to you? Let’s look at the issues, whether or not you should consider getting a food sensitivity test, and what to do after you get your test results.

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adrenal distress, leaky gut, sleep, exercise, emotional stress, physical stress

Adrenal Distress and Leaky Gut: What’s the Connection?

Continued stress on the body leads to two major disturbances: Adrenal distress and leaky gut. Here’s a closer look at the two, the connection between them, and most importantly, what you can do to help your body fight back.

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Changing Views on Fertility and Pregnancy

So many women struggle with fertility issues, and have trouble getting pregnant. Naturopathy can help by supporting the body so that it can function optimally. If you can improve your health, you can improve your chances of conception – and be more likely to have a healthy pregnancy.

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naturopathic medicine, naturopathy, naturopathic doctors, naturopathic practitioners, naturopathy definition

What Is Naturopathic Medicine?

Despite the countless stories of how naturopathic medicine has helped people make positive health breakthroughs, it’s still somewhat misunderstood. Dr. Doni seeks to clarify what naturopathy is – and what it isn’t.

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food sensitivities, food choices, diet, dieting, gluten-free, dairy-free, natural health, wellness

How to Live Fully with Food Sensitivities

Having food sensitivities doesn’t have to be limiting to your lifestyle. Here’s how to focus on ways to “create space” between you and your food so you can change your mindset and actually start to love the process of choosing new foods. With time and practice, it will become so much a part of your life that you won’t even think about it anymore.

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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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Leaky Gut, supplements, herbs, nutrients, Probiotics, Prebiotics, Hydrochloric Acid, taurine, glycine, Glutamine, glucosamine, Aloe Vera, Slippery Elm, Licorice, Turmeric, Colostrum

16 Supplements, Nutrients and Herbs to Heal Leaky Gut

Dr. Doni lists the best nutrients, herbs, and natural supplements that can help heal Leaky Gut, and explains what they do and who should take them. Part 14 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Leaky Gut Over the past few blog posts we have been looking at everything to do with Leaky Gut and how to…

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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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Graves' Disease, Graves' disease symptoms, autoimmune, thyroid, hyperthyroidism, overactive thyroid, autoimmune diseases, autoimmune conditions, leaky gut, autoimmunity, immune system, auto-immune conditions, Hashimoto's Disease, antibodies, stress, natural health

Graves’ Disease – The Link between Thyroid and Leaky Gut

Dr. Doni explores the relationship between Graves’ Disease and Leaky Gut, and offers advice on addressing auto-immune hyperthyroidism. Part 11 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Leaky Gut In this series, we are looking in detail at Leaky Gut, a condition that is very common, yet poorly understood. We have examined what it is, how to…

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Hashimoto's Disease, Hashimoto's, Hashimoto, hashimotos, hashimoto's disease symptoms, autoimmune, thyroid, hypothyroidism, underactive thyroid, overactive thyroid, autoimmune diseases, autoimmune conditions, leaky gut, autoimmunity, immune system, auto-immune conditions, Graves' Disease, antibodies, stress, natural health

Hashimoto’s Disease – The Link between Thyroid and Leaky Gut

Dr. Doni explores the relationship between Hashimoto‘s Disease and Leaky Gut, and offers advice on addressing auto-immune hypothyroidism. Part 10 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Leaky Gut In this series, we are looking in detail at Leaky Gut, a condition that is very common, yet poorly understood. We have examined what it is, how to…

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autoimmune diseases, autoimmune conditions, leaky gut, autoimmunity, immune system, auto-immune conditions, Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Hashimoto’s Disease, Grave’s Disease, Celiac Disease, Type 1 Diabetes, white blood cells, antibodies, cytokines, food sensitivities, zonulin, stress, microbiome, natural health

Leaky Gut and Autoimmune Diseases – What’s the Connection?

Dr. Doni explores the relationship between digestion and autoimmune diseases such as Lupus, Celiac, and Rheumatoid Arthritis, and offers advice on addressing autoimmunity. Part 9 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Leaky Gut In this series we are looking in detail at Leaky Gut, a condition that is really common and poorly understood: What it is,…

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leaky gut, intestinal permeability, digestion, digestive system, intestines, inflammation, IBS, stress, healing leaky gut, heartburn, GERD, ulcers, acid reflux, reflux, stomach acid, antacids, antibiotics, dysbiosis, natural health

Leaky Gut and Heartburn, Acid Reflux, and Ulcers

Dr. Doni explains the relationship between heartburn, acid reflux, ulcers, and Leaky Gut, and how reflux medications such as antacids and antibiotics can actually make things worse. Part 8 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Leaky Gut In the first three parts of this series we have taken a broad look at Leaky Gut: what it…

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Leaky Gut, weight gain, gaining weight, chronic weight problems, insulin, insulin resistance, intestinal permeability, digestive system, inflammation, natural health

Unexplained Weight Gain – Could It Be Leaky Gut?

Cheryl had chronic weight problems that stemmed from Leaky Gut and Insulin Resistance. Dr. Doni explains how she helped her get healthy and lose weight. Part 7 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Leaky Gut In the first three parts of this series, we have taken a broad look at Leaky Gut: what it is, how…

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