When stress becomes chronic and sustained, your brain adapts. Your neurotransmitter levels get out of balance, and the same hormones that are so important to your survival actually become detrimental to your overall health and longevity. The warning signs manifest in four main areas: Focus, energy, mood, and sleep.
Anxiety & Depression
Though often difficult to discuss, anxiety and depression affect more than 18 million Americans each year. With a wide range of causes – including childhood trauma, environmental toxins, food sensitivities, and stress – identifying your specific underlying trigger can help to improve your mental health and wellness.
The coronavirus is affecting us all, some more severely than others. Fear and anxiety take a toll on our bodies, weakening our immune system when we need it most. Here’s how to take the necessary steps to reset our stress response with a set of daily activities and some natural remedies.
Watch a recorded presentation by Dr. Doni for the AANMC about the naturopathic approaches to anxiety and depression.
There are natural ways to help your body and mind heal, and eliminate or reduce your episodes of depression. Dr. Doni looks at common causes of depression and offers her three-step process of treating depression.
Here are some simple ways to improve your health and wellness, integrated into your daily life. Dr. Doni offers her recommendations for health-related apps that can make a positive impact by creating and reinforcing healthy habits.
If you can identify the things that trigger your anxiety, you can reduce the incidents of overwhelm and panic. Let’s examine your stress exposure and other underlying causes – such as lifestyle or diet – so you can manage your anxiety and start to recover from its effects.
Recently, I had a blast talking with Dr. Joan Rosenberg about her new book, 90 SECONDS TO A LIFE YOU LOVE. I feel lucky to not only know Dr. Rosenberg, but also to be able to call her a friend. She’s been practicing as a psychologist for 40 years and during that time she has […]
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.
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.”
Dr. Doni explains the interrelationship between the mind and the body and explores how oxidative stress and inflammation can contribute to depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues. Part 8 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress After everything I’ve described about oxidative stress over the course of this series—how it is increased by exposure […]