More often than not, a major contributing factor to feeling unwell hides within our adrenal glands – and how cortisol is behaving in our bodies. Here’s a crash course on controlling cortisol levels so we an get back into balance.
Dr. Doni talks about the benefits of hookworm therapy – how it is able to positively modulate our immune system, nervous system, and optimize the gut bacteria living in our intestines.
Did you know that not all bacteria is bad for you? Each day, the food we digest feeds the microorganisms inside our intestines—for better or for worse. The big question is: Are you feeding the bacteria to promote a healthy or unhealthy gut?
A consistent sleep schedule isn’t just a physical need, but a mental and emotional one as well. Studies have shown that at a minimum we should be getting 7.5 hours of sleep each night. If you’re not getting enough sleep, start here to learn how to make the necessary adjustments.
Leaky gut is a condition that has over 200 possible symptoms, many of which present themselves simultaneously. This makes it incredibly difficult to pinpoint precisely. That’s why even though 7 out of 10 people in the U.S. suffer from leaky gut, most people who have it have no idea that leaky gut is the cause of their pain.
Recent research shows that stress (in all its various forms) is a major factor in the risk of developing Alzheimer’s. These studies show that preventing – and even reversing – Alzheimer’s is possible, and that it has much more to do with lifestyle and diet changes than with your genes.
Autoimmunity lies at the root of many serious health conditions. While there are many things that can trigger autoimmune diseases, there are five culprits that are the most common. Let’s take a look at what causes autoimmunity, what symptoms might signal an autoimmune issue, and the kinds of tests are recommended so that you can take steps to reverse autoimmunity.
Stress is no stranger to mothers. That’s why Dr. Doni is participating in the Raising Toddlers Courageously Conference, an online event devoted to taking the frustration, chaos, and guesswork out of raising toddlers. Her presentation is about how to support our body’s stress recovery process – for adults and children.
Look deep inside your cells, and you’ll find mitochondria, hard at work. In additional to the energy they generate, they also produce oxidative stress. While this is a normal process, sometimes it can get out of balance. In this interview with goop.com, Dr. Doni explains how to support our bodies to be able to recover from too much oxidative stress.
Adrenal distress is often the underlying cause of some of the most common chronic health issues. By looking at your cortisol and adrenaline levels, you can uncover your individual “stress fingerprint,” and chart a path back to wellness – without drugs and other medications.
The only way to resolve ongoing health issues is to look at the whole body and identify the underlying cause(s). This is where conventional medicine often falls short, focusing instead on specific areas of the body without considering their relationship to the whole. Let’s take a deeper look at how naturopathic medicine – and Dr. Doni’s approach in particular – can help you achieve and maintain health and wellness.
Travel can be a challenge when you have IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) or other digestive issues, as you have less control over what to eat. Here are six travel tips to help you manage this better so that you can relax and enjoy your trip more!