Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, explains how MTHFR mutations are related to adrenal burnout and chronic fatigue, as well as how to get your groove back. Part 7 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health Today I am going to talk about the relationship between fatigue and the MTHFR […]
Adrenal distress can be the underlying cause of a whole host of health issues. Dr. Doni explains how to start the healing process once you’ve been tested for it. In my last post, Uncovering Adrenal Distress: How to Test for It, we discussed the simple tests that we can do to assess your cortisol and adrenaline […]
Adrenal distress, a frequently missed cause of fatigue, anxiety and frequent infections, is easily identified with a few simple tests. Dr. Doni explains what’s involved. If you read my last two posts, The Three Problem Networks of Stress and What is Adrenal Burnout?, you will be starting to get familiar with the three main areas […]
Naturopathic doctor and stress expert Dr. Doni Wilson explains “adrenal burnout” and its causes and gives handy advice on how to find out if you’re suffering from it. Maybe you’ve heard the term “adrenal burnout,” or perhaps “adrenal exhaustion.” I actually refer to it as “adrenal distress.” No matter what you call it, the important […]
Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, has broken down how you can optimize your stress response so you are ready for whatever comes along. As a stress expert, my first priority is to prevent stress whenever it is possible and then help your body recover from stress. If we can do that, then we […]
An Excerpt from The Stress Remedy My patient Carly was a 28-year-old woman who loved her job as a junior copywriter in a public relations firm. She had been putting in many late nights at work, averaging only four to six hours of sleep each night, working straight through lunch, and relying on pasta or […]
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.
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?
Our human bodies are built with a stress response system, managed by a hormone called cortisol. When cortisol levels are out of balance, stress can trigger a variety of health issues. Nutrients and herbs can help, but one of the best things you can do to get your body back to optimal cortisol levels is to get good sleep every night.
Our adrenal glands are two small organs that sit on top of our kidneys. When our bodies perceive a stress, the adrenal glands are cued to set off a stress response, a complicated chemical cascade in which many stress hormones are triggered. The first step in the process, though, is always cortisol, which is part […]