Stress takes many forms, and is often the hidden culprit behind migraines. To get at the root cause of chronic migraines, you may be surprised to learn that we need to look at how stress might be disrupting our digestion, neurotransmitters, hormones, and immune system.
Coritsol is our body’s safety mechanism. But when cortisol is too high or too low it sends signals to the body’s four main systems that something is wrong, creating symptoms that indicate an unhealthy amount of stress exposure. Learn about the connection between cortisol and stress so that you can reduce or even eliminate these harmful symptoms.
Many female patients do not realize that their symptoms – anxiety, fatigue, sleep issues, and weight gain – are a direct result of an imbalance in stress hormones: Cortisol and adrenaline. In turn, this can cause irregular periods, bleeding that is too heavy or too light, and fertility complications.
The Love Is Medicine Project is designed to help you practice self-love, self-care, and self-accountability so that you can start the process of emotional and physical healing. Razi Berry talks with Dr. Doni about the three sources of love and creating the best environment for our bodies and mind to thrive.
Betrayal is a devasting thing. Whether from our spouses… Or best friends… Or a family member or business partner (or boss)… Or a community or organization… It cuts us deep and leaves sometimes lasting impacts on our lives. Do you know what else it is? Common. And so is the stress response and patterns of […]
Admittedly, it’s a topic no one wants to talk about: HPV. For most, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is synonymous with the term “sexually transmitted disease”—and they’re right. HPV is transmitted from person to person through sexual contact. However, HPV is can also be dormant in the body for years without ever causing issues. How Is HPV […]
Stress triggers fat to be stored around the belly – but that’s not all. Find out how belly fat has been linked to heart disease and other serious conditions.
More often than not, a major contributing factor to feeling unwell hides within our adrenal glands – and how cortisol is behaving in our bodies. Here’s a crash course on controlling cortisol levels so we an get back into balance.
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.
Stress is a part of life. Moderate amounts of stress can help us thrive and accomplish our goals. To maintain our health, however – we need to support ourselves and our bodies to keep our stress in balance.