I realize that often my practice seems geared towards women and female health issues, not men. We hear the words “hormones”, “cortisol” and “stress” and immediately think: WOMEN. But men have hormones… They produce cortisol… And they absolutely experience stress… Sometimes more so than we—or themselves—give them credit for. Effects of Stress On Men I […]
A consistent sleep schedule isn’t just a physical need, but a mental and emotional one as well. Studies have shown that at a minimum we should be getting 7.5 hours of sleep each night. If you’re not getting enough sleep, start here to learn how to make the necessary adjustments.
Leaky gut is a condition that has over 200 possible symptoms, many of which present themselves simultaneously. This makes it incredibly difficult to pinpoint precisely. That’s why even though 7 out of 10 people in the U.S. suffer from leaky gut, most people who have it have no idea that leaky gut is the cause of their pain.
Stop being so hard on yourself! Making a change in your diet or lifestyle can be challenging. Here are 7 simple things you can do to make the transition easier – and break the cycle of being hard on yourself so you can start to support yourself instead.
Cortisol, the “stress hormone,” has a profound effect on the brain chemicals that determine mood, sleep, energy, and focus. When we are stressed continually, our adrenal glands either adapt in a healthy way, or they mal-adapt, leading to cortisol levels that are too high or too low. Imbalanced cortisol levels play a huge role in weight gain, mental clarity, anxiety and depression, motivation, and overall feelings of vitality or fatigue.
Dr Doni explains the relationship between stress, oxidative stress, and sleep, and offers three tips for staying on top of all three. Part 13 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress “Stress is essential to life.” That is what I wrote in my first book, The Stress Remedy. So, as much as it is about […]
Dr. Doni explains the connections between the nervous system, hormones, digestion, and the immune system, and how they can cause chronic fatigue and oxidative stress. Part 6 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress Twenty years ago when I was a naturopathic medical student at Bastyr University, I had a particular interest in patients who […]
Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, joins forces with other natural health experts in two free online summits that cover a variety of topics on health and wellness. Hi Everyone, I participated in two health summits this week, on two different topics: SLEEP and TOXINS. This was a great opportunity to band together with […]
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 […]
Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, discusses how weight gain and sleep apnea can disrupt your sleep and offers advice on how to address both issues. Part 6 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia In the introduction to this series, I gave an overview of 12 things that can disrupt our […]