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Neurotransmitters: Mental Health, Depression, Anxiety, Focus

Neurotransmitters are the “messengers” in our bodies, and have a strong effect on our mood, energy, focus, sleep, and memory. Here’s how to get your neurotransmitters back in balance with the nutrients from a natural diet, vitamins and supplements, better sleep, and other stress remedies.

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What Is Inflammation: Symptoms, Recovery, and Relief

Inflammation can occur anywhere in the body – including our internal organs. And when it becomes chronic inflammation, it can cause dozens of health issues. A simple test can tell you whether you have inflammation in the body, and Dr. Doni offers some remedies to help reduce inflammation.

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Heartburn, Skin Rashes, Anxiety. Is It Histamine Intolerance?

Histamine intolerance can be the underlying cause of many chronic symptoms, including heartburn, digestive problems, skins rashes, anxiety, and recurring headaches. Let’s look at the foods that can trigger a histamine response, how to test for it, and the things you can do to mitigate it.

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From “Hard on Yourself” to “Supporting Yourself”

Stop being so hard on yourself! Making a change in your diet or lifestyle can be challenging. Here are 7 simple things you can do to make the transition easier – and break the cycle of being hard on yourself so you can start to support yourself instead.

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Change of Seasons, Change in Perspective

Can you create positive change in your life? Why not use the first day of Spring as an opportunity to make one small change in your routine to be healthier and happier. You don’t have to make a lot of changes at once to have a positive impact, so here are a couple simple starting points for you.

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Stress and the Heart: Join the Heart Revolution

Stress takes a toll on our hearts, both emotionally and physically. To learn more about how to better manage stress, attend Dr. Doni’s online presentation, “Stress & the Heart: Things You Did Not Know About Stress, Emotional Support and Better Heart Health.”

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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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New Year, New You, and All That Stuff

A new year means a new set of resolutions. Dr. Doni talks about making lasting changes to your health rather than resolutions. Are you ready to put yourself first and start taking care of yourself?

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Moms: Do You Have Adrenal Distress Syndrome?

Pregnancy, childbirth, and caring for small children put enormous stresses on a mother’s body over a long period of time, which can lead to adrenal distress. In most cases, the good news is that with the right support, moms can recover from adrenal distress.

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Gratefulness: Giving Thanks for the Small Things

Thanksgiving is not the only time to give thanks. Practicing gratitude and gratefulness all year round is shown to improve our overall health and reduce our stress levels. Here’s how to get started.

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Women’s Health: A Natural Approach to PMS and PMDD

PMS and PMDD are more than just a monthly nuisance – they can have severe symptoms that turn our lives upside-down. Thankfully, there are things that we can do with naturopathy to help support our bodies in combatting these symptoms.

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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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Stress Remedies: How Nature Empowers Us

Nature is one of the best stress remedies available. Experiencing nature, even in small ways, can have a tangible positive impact on your health and well-being. Here’s why – and how you can bring more of the healing power of nature into your life!

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How Mindfulness and Meditation Decrease Stress

People who meditate regularly see better sleep, decreased anxiety, and improved mood and focus. Here’s an overview of mindfulness and meditation to get you started in building your resilience to stress.

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