Is “going gluten-free” good for you, or is it simply some trendy, 21st century diet fad? Dr. Doni covers all the basics, including why some people have trouble with gluten, the symptoms of gluten sensitivity, and how to know for sure whether or not gluten is actually the problem.
Leaky Gut & Food Sensitivity
Food sensitivities and stress are the two predominant causes of leaky gut – a condition where toxins and undigested food "leak" through the intestinal wall – resulting in serious chronic health issues. Often misdiagnosed or ignored by traditional medical professionals, leaky gut can be healed by rebalancing the gut bacteria.
Fructose malabsorption is often the culprit behind digestive issues, and it is a common cause of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). What makes it frustrating is that sometimes it is caused by foods that we think of as healthy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Despite the countless stories of how naturopathic medicine has helped people make positive health breakthroughs, it’s still somewhat misunderstood. Dr. Doni seeks to clarify what naturopathy is – and what it isn’t.
Having food sensitivities doesn’t have to be limiting to your lifestyle. Here’s how to focus on ways to “create space” between you and your food so you can change your mindset and actually start to love the process of choosing new foods. With time and practice, it will become so much a part of your life that you won’t even think about it anymore.