A patient asked a great question: “How can my digestion have anything to do with my metabolism? I don’t even have digestive symptoms!” A perfect example of how our bodies are intricately connected – is Leaky Gut. The walls of the intestines should only allow nutrients and water to cross – we definitely wouldn’t want […]
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.
First for Women Leaky Gut Article, Page 1 / First for Women Leaky Gut Article, Page 2 For a more complete view of leaky gut—what is is and what you can do about it, please see Dr. Doni’s Series on Leaky Gut: http://bit.ly/Leaky-Gut-Series.
Dr. Doni, food sensitivity expert, shares tips to help you successfully eliminate the foods from your diet that are causing inflammation so that you can feel better sooner. For some, the thought of living life without gluten and/or dairy (let alone other foods too), can feel like the worst idea ever. But for most people, […]
With an understanding of yeast and how to identify it (click here to read part 1), now let’s discuss treatment and recovery. If you catch the situation early, some basic probiotics from the health food store can be enough to get things back on track. However, if you find yourself in the vicious cycle with […]
Dr. Doni, naturopathic doctor, explains yeast, the trouble it causes, how to know if you have yeast, and how to resolve it with natural approaches. Yeast is a fungus. Even in a healthy body, some yeast lives on our skin and in our digestive tract. The issue is when our bodies are not healthy enough […]
How have you been feeling? The most common answer is: tired, achy, bloated, fat, anxious and/or depressed. That is unless you’ve already been avoiding your food allergens and supporting your adrenals! I’m going to explain how feeling that way (tired, achy, bloated, fat, anxious and depressed) is a direct result of inflammation. Cytokines are messengers for […]
Leaky gut (also known as intestinal permeability) is a major underlying cause of illnesses of all sorts, in every system of the body. Dr. Doni Wilson explains why.
As if it is not enough to find out that we can measure and adjust the level of neurotransmitters in your nervous system using nutrients and herbs (see my prior blog here)…who knew that balancing neurotransmitters could also benefit other areas of your body that are out of balance (hormones and immunity). On the other […]
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.
In practice over the past 10 years, the most common question related to food intolerances is “what is the difference between food allergies and food intolerances?” For me the answer brings me back to a research project and presentation on food intolerances that I completed during my residency at Bastyr University. Food allergies (as classically […]