Recent research shows that stress (in all its various forms) is a major factor in the risk of developing Alzheimer’s. These studies show that preventing – and even reversing – Alzheimer’s is possible, and that it has much more to do with lifestyle and diet changes than with your genes.
MTHFR mutations are found in 50% of the population, so they are quite common. But despite this fact, there’s still a lot of confusion around what you can do about it. An MTHFR mutation can be treated, and we can in fact influence our genes. Here’s what you need to know if you are new to the topic.
In this episode, Dr. Doni Wilson covers the basics of MTHFR and folic acid. She gives an overview of genetic mutations, how they might affect you, and the actions you might take if you find out that you have an MTHFR mutation.
Dr. Doni explains the link between oxidative stress and DNA, and why it means that our health is in our own hands. Part 10 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress It used to be thought that our health is completely determined by our genes. That once we were conceived, our genes would directly determine […]
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), […]
Naturopathic Doctor Doni Wilson explains how our genetic makeup defines which enzymes need extra support in your body and the role the methylation cycle plays. Part 3 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health In the first two parts of this blog series, we explored how genetic mutations (or SNPs) can […]
Dr. Doni explains why she recommends genetic testing, the different kinds of tests available, and what they can tell you about your overall health and well-being. Part 2 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health In this blog series, I will be talking all about genetic mutations, how you can easily […]
Dr. Doni explains how genetic mutations are often at the root of poor health and explains how the effects can be minimized, often with very simple treatment. Part 1 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health Many people suffer with chronic health conditions such as fatigue, insomnia, anxiety, depression, and pain. […]
In one of her most widely-read posts, Dr. Doni Wilson covers the basics of MTHFR and folic acid. She gives an overview of genetic mutations, how they might affect you, and the actions you might take if you find out that you have an MTHFR mutation.