When stress becomes chronic and sustained, your brain adapts. Your neurotransmitter levels get out of balance, and the same hormones that are so important to your survival actually become detrimental to your overall health and longevity. The warning signs manifest in four main areas: Focus, energy, mood, and sleep.
The coronavirus is affecting us all, some more severely than others. Fear and anxiety take a toll on our bodies, weakening our immune system when we need it most. Here’s how to take the necessary steps to reset our stress response with a set of daily activities and some natural remedies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Neurotransmitters are the “messengers” in our bodies, and have a strong effect on our mood, energy, focus, sleep, and memory. Here’s how to get your neurotransmitters back in balance with the nutrients from a natural diet, vitamins and supplements, better sleep, and other stress remedies.
Dr. Doni Wilson covers all the basics of protein powder: Why to use protein powder, how to choose the right protein powder, and how to calculate how much protein you need in your diet. She includes some healthy and delicious protein shake recipes and protein smoothie recipes as well!
What is peri-menopause and when does it start? What are the symptoms, and most importantly, what can you do about them? Dr. Doni covers how naturopathy can help support your body through this transition.