digestive issues, intestinal permeability, food sensitivity testing, dysbiosis, endotoxin, methylation problems

Leaky Gut, MTHFR, and How to Fix It

There’s no escape from leaky gut – it will affect each of us in some degree at some point in our lives. People with an MTHFR mutation or methylation issues are more likely to experience leaky gut in its more severe form. Here’s an overview of how methylation and leaky gut are connected, and how to give your body what it needs to address it.

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How Adrenal Distress Affects MTHFR and Methylation

When you’re constantly in “stress mode,” it can put tremendous strain on your adrenal glands, leaving you feeling depleted and less able to respond to stress in a healthy way. What’s worse is that common treatments can actually make you feel worse. Here’s a natural, drug-free approach to recovering from adrenal distress.

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Back to School Tips for Healthy Kids AND Healthy Parents!

Back-to-school time can be a rough transition. But with Dr. Doni’s Stress Remedy “C.A.R.E. Activities,” there are a few simple steps you can take to create a completely different outcome – so that you are feeling rested and ready to go!

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I Have an MTHFR Mutation: What Do I Do Now?

MTHFR mutations are found in 50% of the population, so they are quite common. But despite this fact, there’s still a lot of confusion around what you can do about it. An MTHFR mutation can be treated, and we can in fact influence our genes. Here’s what you need to know if you are new to the topic.

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Migraines, Moodiness and Memory: Gluten and the Nervous System

How does gluten sensitivity affect the brain? Dr. Doni explores the connection between gluten, leaky gut, and the nervous system – including the kinds of neurological symptoms that have been connected to gluten sensitivity, why they get triggered by gluten, and what you can do to recover.

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Gluten proteins become peptides, and the immune system creates antibodies to protect the body from these peptides. This can generate inflammation throughout the microbiome.

Why Are So Many People Going Gluten-Free?

Is “going gluten-free” good for you, or is it simply some trendy, 21st century diet fad? Dr. Doni covers all the basics, including why some people have trouble with gluten, the symptoms of gluten sensitivity, and how to know for sure whether or not gluten is actually the problem.

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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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What Is Histamine, Histamine Intolerance, allergies, antibody, leaky gut, probiotics, prebiotics

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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Why Eating “Good” Fat Keeps You Slim, Happy, and Healthy

For years, we’ve been told that our diets should be low in fat. Not only is this untrue, but low-fat diets can actually be harmful to your health. Let’s debunk some of the myths about fats and talk about getting the right kinds of healthy fats into your diet.

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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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