The way your body responds to stress is unique to you. Dr. Doni talks about cortisol – how it affects all areas of your health and how optimizing your cortisol levels is essential for healing.
Stress & Adrenal Fatigue
While our bodies are naturally equipped to handle stress, constant and sustained exposure to stressors can cause imbalances in your stress hormones: Cortisol and adrenaline. In turn, many people experience high anxiety levels, allergies, chronic illnesses, heart palpitations, fatigue, sleep problems, and digestive issues.
In our busy lives, it is easy to take our metabolism for granted. Dr. Doni talks about how to tell if your metabolism is struggling and what to do about it.
To truly shift or reset your immune system, and improve your ability to fend off infections while also decreasing inflammation, allergies, and autoimmunity, we need to stand back and address the immune system from a perspective of stress recovery.
Dr. Doni shares some wisdom gained in her recent experience with surgery and how a connection to spirit and a sense of gratitude towards her care givers made all the difference not only for the surgery itself but also in her ongoing healing and recovery.
Self-acceptance and self-love are not selfish. In fact, they are tools that can serve to lower oxidative stress levels and heal the stress patterns in your life.
There is a direct connection between stress and the development of autoimmune conditions. These links happen at the hormonal level, through cortisol imbalance, in the gut, and also at the genetic and epigenetic level.
Dr. Doni speaks with Dr. Serena Goldstein about how emotional and spiritual issues sometimes show up in physical symptoms, and how to become more aware of the messages your body is sending you.
Dr. Doni speaks with Shelley Kemmerer about parental burnout, the impact of prolonged stress on our bodies, and why it’s often hard to ask for help.
Do you want to know how to detox naturally? Dr. Doni talks about how to prepare for a detox and to really support yourself to detoxify everyday in order to do it right!
In today’s special episode of How Humans Heal, Dr. Doni took some time to discuss the latest in epigenetics, dealing with stress, and meditation.