Fertility issues often defy standard medical explanations, leaving women with few answers and a lot of frustration and heartbreak. Working with patients, I see 3 commonly overlooked causes of infertility. Once we address these factors, the chances of pregnancy increase exponentially.
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.
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.
If you can identify the things that trigger your anxiety, you can reduce the incidents of overwhelm and panic. Let’s examine your stress exposure and other underlying causes – such as lifestyle or diet – so you can manage your anxiety and start to recover from its effects.
Dr. Doni is interviewed by Dr. Emily Kiberd about Hashimoto’s Disease, how it is related to MTHFR mutations, and natural solutions for those with this autoimmune disease.
There’s a difference between folic acid & folate, and it has many pregnant women assuming they’re getting the vitamins they need, when in fact, they aren’t. For most women this is a common situation: Step 1, find out you’re pregnant. Step 2, run to the nearest drugstore for prenatal vitamins. Step 3, schedule your first […]
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.
Adrenal distress is often the underlying cause of some of the most common chronic health issues. By looking at your cortisol and adrenaline levels, you can uncover your individual “stress fingerprint,” and chart a path back to wellness – without drugs and other medications.
The only way to resolve ongoing health issues is to look at the whole body and identify the underlying cause(s). This is where conventional medicine often falls short, focusing instead on specific areas of the body without considering their relationship to the whole. Let’s take a deeper look at how naturopathic medicine – and Dr. Doni’s approach in particular – can help you achieve and maintain health and wellness.
Methyl-folate is commonly prescribed for those who have an MTHFR mutation. Some people feel better – but others feel worse. Before starting to take folate, here are 4 considerations in applying a more holistic strategy for addressing MTHFR.