Let's look at the connection between stress and cortisol levels and the symptoms associated with sustained stress exposure.

What Is Cortisol and How Does It Relate to Stress?

Coritsol is our body’s safety mechanism. But when cortisol is too high or too low it sends signals to the body’s four main systems that something is wrong, creating symptoms that indicate an unhealthy amount of stress exposure. Learn about the connection between cortisol and stress so that you can reduce or even eliminate these harmful symptoms.

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Give the gift of self care this holiday season with Dr. Doni's holiday gift ideas to eat clean, improve sleep, reduce stress, and exercise.

Holiday Gift Ideas for SelfCARE

This holiday season, give the give of healthy habits to your loved ones – while introducing some selfCARE into your daily practice. Here are Dr. Doni’s Holiday Gift Ideas focused on selfCARE: Clean eating, Adequate sleep, Reducing stress, and Exercising.

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What are the causes of depression and how can they be addressed without medication?

What Causes Depression?

There are natural ways to help your body and mind heal, and eliminate or reduce your episodes of depression. Dr. Doni looks at common causes of depression and offers her three-step process of treating depression.

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Cutting sugar from your diet can be challenging but the health benefits are more than worth it to avoid diabetes, heart disease, belly fat and more.

How to Cut Out Sugar (and Why!)

It’s no secret that everyone could benefit from removing most of the refined sugar from their diets – from processed foods, drinks, and high-carbohydrate packaged foods. But often it’s not so easy to do so. Dr. Doni lays out her sugar-free strategy.

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Is gluten bad for you and your health?

Is Gluten Bad for You?

Dr. Doni helps you find out for yourself whether or not gluten is contributing to your health issues – and if so, how to make the necessary diet changes to eliminate it from your diet.

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Understanding how the gut-brain axis communicates in the human body can help optimize your overall health.

Understanding the Gut-Brain Axis

The brain doesn’t just tell the rest of the body what to do – it also receives information from other systems. Understanding how the gut-brain axis works can help us assess and make adjustment to our digestive system and make better overall health decisions.

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Does Stress Affect Your Period?

Many female patients do not realize that their symptoms – anxiety, fatigue, sleep issues, and weight gain – are a direct result of an imbalance in stress hormones: Cortisol and adrenaline. In turn, this can cause irregular periods, bleeding that is too heavy or too light, and fertility complications.

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Dr. Doni offers her recommendations for health-related apps that can make a positive impact by creating and reinforcing healthy habits.

Best Health Apps for Overall Wellbeing

Here are some simple ways to improve your health and wellness, integrated into your daily life. Dr. Doni offers her recommendations for health-related apps that can make a positive impact by creating and reinforcing healthy habits.

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Cold and Flu Remedies to Help You Recover Faster.

Cold Remedies: How to Recover Faster from Cold and Flu Symptoms

Catching a cold or flu can require days or weeks of recovery. In working with thousand of patients over the years, I’ve developed a set of cold remedies to help you recover faster, boost your immune function, and prevent viral infections so you can avoid antibiotics and recover naturally.

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Dealing With Anxiety Naturally

If you can identify the things that trigger your anxiety, you can reduce the incidents of overwhelm and panic. Let’s examine your stress exposure and other underlying causes – such as lifestyle or diet – so you can manage your anxiety and start to recover from its effects.

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What Is HPV & How Do You Get It?

What Causes HPV?

According to the CDC, HPV (Human Papillomavirus) affects 79 million people in the U.S. There are a lot of misconceptions about the HPV virus – so let’s take a deeper look at the 5 most common causes of HPV so that you can better protect yourself.

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Why Am I So Tired? Root Causes of Chronic Fatigue

Fighting Fatigue: Increasing Energy Levels Naturally

Do you ever think to yourself, “why am I so tired?” There’s more to being tired than simply not getting enough rest. Low energy levels or chronic fatigue are caused by various stressors in your daily life. Left unchecked, chronic fatigue can have a serious effect on your overall health.

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