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.
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 OBGYN appointment. It’s become almost ingrained in us that prenatal vitamins are one of THE most important things when it comes to having a healthy pregnancy. […]
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.
Oxidative stress can overwhelm our body’s natural coping mechanisms, and can start to have a negative effect on our overall health. Here’s how to reverse the process and get your body back in balance and performing optimally.
Excess alcohol and sugar consumption can put a strain on your liver, especially when you have an MTHFR mutation. Dr. Doni lays out how sugar and alcohol can affect the methylation process, and offers 6 tips for how to recover when you’ve indulged too much.