Dr. Doni Wilson explains how continued stress to the adrenal glands leads to cortisol levels that are either too high or too low, which leads to all kinds of health issues.
“The realization that I could feel this clear and balanced all the time just by taking good care of my body…” I would like to share notes from a patient (with her permission of course) as she integrated information about foods that were causing issues in her body, and learned how her body could feel […]
Research shows that the following activities can decrease levels of the stress hormone cortisol, raise endorphins (feel good hormones), increase oxytocin (bonding hormone), relax muscles and improve mood. Bring your dog to work or spend time with your pet Laugh! Enjoy a movie, show or person that makes you laugh Gardening, caring for plants and […]
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 […]
I'm excited to be lecturing at the following events as part of May, Naturopathic Medicine Awareness Month! The Inside Source of Chronic Inflammation: Understanding Intestinal Permeability April 27th, 8 AM Mather Hospital, Integrative Medicine Committee, Port Jefferson, NY The Seven Essential Pillars of Total Women’s Wellness May 5th, 7 PM Cornucopia Natural Foods Store 39 North […]
Yes, balancing blood sugar levels (click here for my tips) and keeping sugar to a minimum are important for optimal health. And…when your blood sugar levels are balanced, it is easier for your body to recover from a little Valentine’s Day treat! A couple of my tricks are to eat only a bite or two […]
When talking with a patient yesterday, I realized what it is that makes my approach to healing unique. This particular patient, in her thirties, has not had a period in over a year. She eats healthfully, exercises, and would like to have a baby in the near future, but she would rather get pregnant naturally […]