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.
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.
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.
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.
Stress, in all its various forms, is the most common root cause of ill health. So how can we – and how do we – address stress? It starts with optimizing your adrenal wellness.
Good adrenal health is imperative to wellness, which is why call it one of the three “problem networks” of stress. When our adrenal glands are over-taxed, we can experience adrenal distress, or even adrenal burnout. This episode covers the three ways to address adrenal burnout.
The Fibromyalgia Summit is an online event full of resources and interviews to assist you in regaining health from the many symptoms of fibromyalgia. My interview on stress and fibromyalgia is on Friday May 13—hope you can join me!
Cortisol, the “stress hormone,” has a profound effect on the brain chemicals that determine mood, sleep, energy, and focus. When we are stressed continually, our adrenal glands either adapt in a healthy way, or they mal-adapt, leading to cortisol levels that are too high or too low. Imbalanced cortisol levels play a huge role in weight gain, mental clarity, anxiety and depression, motivation, and overall feelings of vitality or fatigue.
In an article that was orignally published on Inspiyr.com, Dr. Doni Wilson offers tips for making positive changes in your health that can lower your risk of cancer. October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but any time is an important time to reflect upon how natural approaches to wellness can play a leading role in lowering […]
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 […]