Continued stress on the body leads to two major disturbances: Adrenal distress and leaky gut. Here’s a closer look at the two, the connection between them, and most importantly, what you can do to help your body fight back.
Under optimal conditions, our bodies welcome stress. But when we’re hit with more stress than our body can handle – or when we don’t give our bodies the support they need – it can open the door to a host of health problems.
Dr. Doni explains the relationship between heartburn, acid reflux, ulcers, and Leaky Gut, and how reflux medications such as antacids and antibiotics can actually make things worse. Part 8 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Leaky Gut In the first three parts of this series we have taken a broad look at Leaky Gut: what it […]
Dr. Doni explains why it can be so hard to get treatment for leaky gut and outlines her 5-step plan for healing it. Part 3 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Leaky Gut So far in this blog series, we’ve covered a few important questions: Is leaky gut real? And, What is leaky gut? We also […]
Dr. Doni, Naturopathic doctor, explains the causes of leaky gut and offers her views and advice on how best to test for it. Part 2 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Leaky Gut Many people suffer from leaky gut (intestinal permeability), but don’t know they have it. They are puzzled by symptoms that just won’t go […]
In the first of a new blog series, Naturopathic Doctor, Dr. Doni gives an overview of Leaky Gut. She explains what it is and how to test and treat it naturally. Part 1 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Leaky Gut Leaky Gut, otherwise known as intestinal permeability, is a major underlying cause of many health […]
Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, explains why an imbalanced carbohydrate metabolism means awareness of blood sugar levels is important for all – not just diabetics. Those of who read my blog frequently know that I talk about three problem networks: adrenal distress, leaky gut and imbalanced carbohydrate metabolism. Today I’m going to be […]
Dr. Doni demystifies probiotics: what causes their levels to be altered in the body, what happens when they are disrupted, and how can we get them back on track? “Probiotics” refers to supplements containing bacteria that are good for your gut. The most common bacteria found in probiotic supplements are Lactobacillus acidophilus and bifidobacteria. These […]
Most people think of stress as emotional stress, like death, divorce, and loss of a job to name a few. Those are certainly stressful experiences, but if we don’t become aware of stresses that affect our health daily—from lack of sleep, to excess sugar and carbohydrates, to exposure to gluten, toxins and GMOs—then our health […]
Did you resolve to improve your health in 2014? Are you feeling tired, achy, and not yourself ever since the holidays? What I find is that for many people, myths about what will help you be healthier actually stop you from achieving your health goals. I want to help you be successful, so in this […]