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MTHFR, Genetics, and Stress: A Recipe for Anxiety and Depression

Dr. Doni explores the relationship between genetic mutations, MTHFR, mood and stress, and explains why a whole body approach is the best way to feeling better. Part 5 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health Almost every patient I see has some history of anxiety, depression, PMS, PMDD (pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder),…

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Stress and Sleep Problems

Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, explains how stress wreaks havoc on sleep. She suggests things you can do to get a good night’s sleep even while stressed. Part 12 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia Here we are—at the end of this blog series on the things that disrupt your…

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How Stress and Weight Gain are Related

Dr. Doni was quoted in an article this week in the Health News section of NorthJersey.com. The piece, “How stress can affect your waistline” was written by Danielle Rose, a friend and patient of Dr. Doni’s. As I often say, stress is a natural condition of life. While we can’t eliminate stress, we can seek…

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When you are balanced, you feel good—even under stress.

5 Tips to Get Your New Year Off to a Balanced Start

As holiday stress fades into the past, Dr. Doni shares health tips for creating stress balance in the New Year. After the busy and stressful preparation for the holidays, having a few days off—and time to connect with family and friends—allows us a chance to come back to balance. It is a state that I…

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Dr. Doni Quoted in “Health Bistro”

The holidays can add extra stress to your already busy life, so Dr. Doni Wilson offers some helpful tips in an interview with Diane Wedner of Lifescript.com. Dr. Doni was quoted in an article called, “Tips to Tackle Holiday Stress,” by Diane Wedner on Health Bistro, “a blog from the editors of Lifescript.com.” Here’s an…

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How Cortisol Affects Your Sleep

How Cortisol Affects Your Sleep

Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, discusses how stress and our cortisol levels can disrupt our sleep and offers advice on how to keep things balanced. Part 5 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia In the introduction to this series of articles I gave an overview of 12 things that can…

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13 Ways to Support Your Mitochondria and Boost Your Energy

Health expert Dr. Doni explains how the body produces the energy it needs to keep itself going, and gives some tips on what you can do to help things along. Have you ever wondered how the human body turns the food we eat into the energy that keeps us going? Believe it or not, almost every…

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Dr. Doni Quoted in “Elle” Magazine

Elle Magazine‘s September 2014 issue includes “A Prescription to Chill” article by Janine Falcon The article, and Dr. Doni’s quote below it, focuses on the body’s response to different stressors. You can check it out in full here.    

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Dr. Doni on the “Five To Thrive” show on iHeart Radio

Many of you asked for the link to the recording of the radio show I did last week – Five to Thrive – on The Stress Remedy book. I was excited to be interviewed by my colleague, Dr. Lise Alschuler—and to cover information that hasn’t been covered in other radio shows, including: Is coffee okay?…

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4 Tips for Easing Yourself Back to School

Naturopathic doctor Doni Wilson shares four Back to School tips to help you (and your children) make a smooth transition from summer to studies. It’s the beginning of September and time to go back to school. My daughter, Ella, is starting sixth grade this year and is enormously excited to be at the middle school with…

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Carbohydrates, Blood Sugar, and Your Health

Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, explains why an imbalanced carbohydrate metabolism means awareness of blood sugar levels is important for all – not just diabetics. Those of who read my blog frequently know that I talk about three problem networks: adrenal distress, leaky gut and imbalanced carbohydrate metabolism. Today I’m going to be…

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Treating Adrenal Distress: How to Take Action

Adrenal distress can be the underlying cause of a whole host of health issues. Dr. Doni explains how to start the healing process once you’ve been tested for it. In my last post, Uncovering Adrenal Distress: How to Test for It, we discussed the simple tests that we can do to assess your cortisol and adrenaline…

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Uncovering Adrenal Distress: How to Test for It

Adrenal distress, a frequently missed cause of fatigue, anxiety and frequent infections, is easily identified with a few simple tests. Dr. Doni explains what’s involved. If you read my last two posts, The Three Problem Networks of Stress and What is Adrenal Burnout?, you will be starting to get familiar with the three main areas…

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