Stress is a part of life. Moderate amounts of stress can help us thrive and accomplish our goals. To maintain our health, however – we need to support ourselves and our bodies to keep our stress in balance.
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.
Recent research shows that stress (in all its various forms) is a major factor in the risk of developing Alzheimer’s. These studies show that preventing – and even reversing – Alzheimer’s is possible, and that it has much more to do with lifestyle and diet changes than with your genes.
Dr. Doni was interviewed by Drs. Eric Balcavage and Erica Riggleman on the Thyroid Answers Podcast. They covered the connection between stress and Hypothyroidism.
Good gut health is important, even if you don’t have digestive symptoms. Digestive enzymes can often provide necessary support to help your body stay in balance, and can help you heal and recover from eight common health issues.
Autoimmunity lies at the root of many serious health conditions. While there are many things that can trigger autoimmune diseases, there are five culprits that are the most common. Let’s take a look at what causes autoimmunity, what symptoms might signal an autoimmune issue, and the kinds of tests are recommended so that you can take steps to reverse autoimmunity.
Look deep inside your cells, and you’ll find mitochondria, hard at work. In additional to the energy they generate, they also produce oxidative stress. While this is a normal process, sometimes it can get out of balance. In this interview with goop.com, Dr. Doni explains how to support our bodies to be able to recover from too much oxidative stress.
We can’t escape stress – it is a part of life. But focusing your efforts on re-optimizing cortisol and adrenaline levels, and then maintaining those healthy levels, you can help your body recover from continued stress exposure.
The only way to resolve ongoing health issues is to look at the whole body and identify the underlying cause(s). This is where conventional medicine often falls short, focusing instead on specific areas of the body without considering their relationship to the whole. Let’s take a deeper look at how naturopathic medicine – and Dr. Doni’s approach in particular – can help you achieve and maintain health and wellness.
Exposure to toxins and certain “heavy metals” can impair methylation, especially if you have an MTHFR genetic mutation. Here’s an overview of the 6 toxins and metals that are the most damaging to methylation, including how to test for them, how to avoid them, and potential treatments.
Neurotransmitters are the “messengers” in our bodies, and have a strong effect on our mood, energy, focus, sleep, and memory. Here’s how to get your neurotransmitters back in balance with the nutrients from a natural diet, vitamins and supplements, better sleep, and other stress remedies.