In a 12-part series of articles on sleep, Dr. Doni gives an overview of insomnia and explains how our ability to fall asleep—and stay asleep—can easily become disrupted. Introduction to Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia Sleep is arguably one of the most important things we do, next to breathing, eating, and drinking. […]
Insomnia & Trouble Falling Asleep
The prolonged inability to fall asleep or stay asleep through the night might be related to anxiety, chronic illnesses, depression, or other diseases. Your sleep environment may also be causing issues with falling asleep or waking often. Learn how to fall and stay asleep for 7.5 hours a night to wake up rested each day.
So how do we turn off the cytokine response and subsequent inflammation?!! To read Part 1, click here Step 1. Stop stimulating them! While you can do your best to avoid a broken bone or tick – the best way to take away the cytokine signal is by removing the foods in your diet that […]
Dr. Doni understands that for many of us the New Year is a time for “starting fresh” and “getting healthy” so she asked that we make space in her schedule and created the New Years Wellness Packages as a way to help you get a jump start on your health! Dr. Doni would love to […]
Do you ever feel that there is “just too much to do and not enough time?” I felt that way last week, leading up to the 7th Annual Naturopathic Conference in NYC (continuing education for NDs held on October 9th, 2011) that I plan and direct as President and Executive Director of the New York Association […]
In this article, Dr. Doni demystifies neurotransmitters and explains how neurotransmitters can be balanced using nutrients and herbs. Most people think of the nervous system as a mysterious, far-off, known only to few, part of the body. We are not all neurosurgeons after all! Meanwhile, whenever there is a symptom in the body that medicine can not […]
Gluten sensitivity can lead to mysterious, frustrating, or even painful symptoms. A simple change to your diet can change the entire internal body environment, including immune function and hormone balance, and allow the body to heal itself.
Are you tired all the time, awake late at night, or waking throughout the night? Do you have cold hands and feet, lightheadedness, fainting, brain fog, headaches, allergies, frequent infections, low thyroid function, menstrual irregularities, blurry vision or cravings for sugar? Are you overwhelmed, worrying-all-the-time, or feeling shaky and irritable between meals, to name a […]
Sure it makes sense that not getting enough sleep can lead to fatigue, irritability, and even lower immune function, but what does sleep have to do with your heart? A recent study published in the European Heart Journal showed that getting less then 6 hours of sleep per night (or disrupted sleep) can increase your […]