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.
Pregnancy, childbirth, and caring for small children put enormous stresses on a mother’s body over a long period of time, which can lead to adrenal distress. In most cases, the good news is that with the right support, moms can recover from adrenal distress.
Naturopathic medicine is uniquely suited to issues of women’s health. In the first segment in a series on women’s health issues, Dr. Doni talks about hormonal fluctuations, the neurotransmitter shifts that accompany them, and the simple actions you can apply to keep them in balance.
Feeling stressed or run-down after the holidays? Dr. Doni Wilson gives some simple tips to recover from holiday burnout—and start the year off right. As we ring in the New Year, many of us are worn out and sleep-deprived after rushing around to get ready for the holidays, and may even feel a few pounds […]
In Part 6 of her Leaky Gut series, Dr. Doni explains how leaky gut affects more than just your digestion. It can also affect the Gut-Brain Axis, which can lead to neurological symptoms including depression, anxiety, and migraines. Part 6 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Leaky Gut In the first three parts of this series […]
Dr. Doni, Naturopathic Doctor and Midwife, explains how MTHFR mutations are related to cervical dysplasia (abnormal cells on the cervix) and cancer. Part 9 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health In this series of articles, I’m focusing on genetic mutations (or SNPs) that can increase your risk of developing certain […]