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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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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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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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What Is a Food Sensitivity Test – and Why Do One?

How are food sensitivities connected to leaky gut, and why does it matter to you? Let’s look at the issues, whether or not you should consider getting a food sensitivity test, and what to do after you get your test results.

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Adrenal Distress and Leaky Gut: What’s the Connection?

Continued stress on the body leads to two major disturbances: Adrenal distress and leaky gut. Here’s a closer look at the two, the connection between them, and most importantly, what you can do to help your body fight back.

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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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An Empowered Woman’s Guide to Peri-Menopause

What is peri-menopause and when does it start? What are the symptoms, and most importantly, what can you do about them? Dr. Doni covers how naturopathy can help support your body through this transition.

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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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Changing Views on Fertility and Pregnancy

So many women struggle with fertility issues, and have trouble getting pregnant. Naturopathy can help by supporting the body so that it can function optimally. If you can improve your health, you can improve your chances of conception – and be more likely to have a healthy pregnancy.

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