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.
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.
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.
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.
It’s the intentional moments of self-care that lead to the biggest changes. Here is a set of simple, everyday stress recovery tips to help you take control of the stress in your life.
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.
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.
Dr. Doni is interviewed by Dr. Emily Kiberd about Hashimoto’s Disease, how it is related to MTHFR mutations, and natural solutions for those with this autoimmune disease.