Our brains respond to stress of any severity and form (click here to read about examples of stress), from skipping a meal to a death in the family. A healthy stress response involves a message from the brain to the adrenal glands (located above your kidneys), followed by a release of cortisol and adrenaline throughout […]
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.
Ever feel anxious and overwhelmed while racing to appointments or rushing to finish one more thing? Of course you do, you’re human! Even I sometimes find myself stressed out, thinking negative thoughts or not feeling so good (overwhelmed, headache, nausea, or tired). The trick is to be aware enough to catch myself! I find that […]
Lately, when people ask what it is that I do, I describe myself as a medical detective. I look for the root cause; the common denominator amongst a conglomeration of symptoms. That is what we are seeking after all, isn’t it? An understanding of the original instigator or instigators, the removal of which can allow […]
Read “Anxiety and Depression: It All Starts With Stress” by Dr. Doni Wilson in the June-July 2009 issue of Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal Click here and visit page 42 of the June-July issue now to read the article It’s just a click away!
Healing, and living a healthy life, involve more then addressing symptoms on a physical level. Mental, emotional and spiritual well-being are paramount to achieving your wellness goals. As many of you know, my passion is in understanding how each of our bodies respond to stress, the health conditions that result, and how to provide the […]
Isn't it interesting how we find ourselves in situations that are often more challenging that we ever believed we could endure? And in that moment of tension, as we experience what it is that we never thought we could do, we find that we are stronger then we ever thought. I hear this from patients […]