with help from Liz Navaretta, LCSW Plan activities that you enjoy before and/or after Thanksgiving dinner. Examples would be going for a run or walk (there are many local Turkey Trot runs on Thanksgiving), read a book or article you enjoy, and/or call friends and family that you won’t get to see. During Thanksgiving dinner, […]
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.
Listen in as Dr. Doni is interviewed by Dr. Lauren “Lo” Noel on the topic of adrenal health and the impact of Stress on the body. Some topics covered will be: Clues that you might have adrenal dysfunction. How stress hormones affect sex hormones. How to handle the stress of everyday life. Natural treatments for […]
As the leaves turn and Halloween approaches, I am reminded that the joyful winter holidays, along with all the associated stress and planning, will soon be here. I’m thinking that is it a great time for a break, which is one of my 5 recommended stress remedies. Note: Here’s an audio version if you’d prefer […]
Consider a type of medicine that supports your body to heal. A medicine that seeks to find the underlying cause of a health issue, and how one health issue relates to another within your body. A medicine that utilizes science and our understanding of how our bodies work, to give your body what it needs. […]
I was interviewed by award winning talk radio host, Dr. Pat Baccilli, on the Dr. Pat Show. The discussion focused on the effects of chronic stress on the body, and natural approaches that can be taken to reduce stress. The interview ran on September 10, 2013. Please click here to listen to the interview.
I find that children and pets help me the most to take a break. They are inherently in the moment and wanting to connect, so it is easy. I just let them guide me. I leave my phone at home (or bring it for taking pictures), we walk out the door (often holding hands) and […]
For more than one reason taking a break from your usual schedule, as well as from technology, can be beneficial to your health. Taking a break makes it possible to connect with others, which has been shown to reduce stress and add years to your life. Research indicates that women are more likely to connect with friends, […]
We know stress leads to health issues, from anxiety, fatigue and headaches, to cancer, heart disease and autoimmunity, so what can we do to stay healthy under stress?
Are you feeling stressed? It seems everywhere I look, there is another article about how so many people feel stressed. A survey in the Huffington Post, for example, showed that 91% of people felt stressed in March, and 77% felt stressed weekly or even more often. The survey showed that most people were stressed about […]
Sleep. As simple as it sounds, I find that it helps a lot to calculate my bedtime based on when I need to wake up, to ensure that I’m allowing enough sleep time. Otherwise, I’ll stay up finding more to do! Spending time caring for and cuddling my pets each day is one of my […]