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oxidative stress, mental health, depression, anxiety, stress, mind-body connection, inflammation, cytokines, free radicals, leaky gut, cortisol, post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD, neuroplasticity, blood-brain-barrier

Oxidative Stress: Heal Your Body to Heal Your Mind

Dr. Doni explains the interrelationship between the mind and the body and explores how oxidative stress and inflammation can contribute to depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues. Part 8 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress After everything I’ve described about oxidative stress over the course of this series—how it is increased by exposure…

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genetic mutations, chronic health issues, anxiety, depression, mood, genetic health conditions, genetic testing, genetic treatments, MTHFR, MTHFR mutations, COMT, COMT mutations, MAO, MAO mutations, GAD, GAD mutations, SNP, single-nucleotide polymorphism

MTHFR, Genetics, and Stress: A Recipe for Anxiety and Depression

Dr. Doni explores the relationship between genetic mutations, MTHFR, mood and stress, and explains why a whole body approach is the best way to feeling better. Part 5 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health Almost every patient I see has some history of anxiety, depression, PMS, PMDD (pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder),…

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Dr. Doni Wilson

Is your cortisol optimal?

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…

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