Mitochondria are the little “power packs” that produce energy in our bodies. The trouble is, they also produce oxidative stress. In Part 14 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress, she looks at how you can give your mitochondria the support they need to function properly.
Dr Doni explains the relationship between stress, oxidative stress, and sleep, and offers three tips for staying on top of all three. Part 13 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress “Stress is essential to life.” That is what I wrote in my first book, The Stress Remedy. So, as much as it is about […]
Everyone wants to feel younger. The anti-aging “prescription” comes down four factors: Get more sleep, eat foods rich in antioxidants, move every chance you get, and optimize your stress levels. Give your body what it needs and you’ll feel better—and slow the aging process!
Dr. Doni examines the importance of key antioxidants, Vitamin C and Vitamin E. She explains how they work together to reduce oxidative stress and improve our health.
Dr. Doni explains the link between oxidative stress and DNA, and why it means that our health is in our own hands. Part 10 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress It used to be thought that our health is completely determined by our genes. That once we were conceived, our genes would directly determine […]
In her series on oxidative stress, Dr. Doni explores the role of our best antioxidant – glutathione. She offer tips for ensuring you get maximum benefit from it. Part 9 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress Our bodies make antioxidants to protect our cells from oxidative stress. For instance, glutathione is one of the […]
Dr. Doni explains the interrelationship between the mind and the body and explores how oxidative stress and inflammation can contribute to depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues. Part 8 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress After everything I’ve described about oxidative stress over the course of this series—how it is increased by exposure […]
Dr. Doni explains how treating the causes of fibromyalgia can also help us understand how to reduce inflammation and free radicals. Part 7 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress In the last segment, I wrote about how inflammation and oxidative stress affect the four core systems of the body (hormones, digestion, immunity and neurology), […]
Dr. Doni explains the connections between the nervous system, hormones, digestion, and the immune system, and how they can cause chronic fatigue and oxidative stress. Part 6 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress Twenty years ago when I was a naturopathic medical student at Bastyr University, I had a particular interest in patients who […]
Dr. Doni explains how lifestyle and environment can cause oxidative stress and lead to Alzheimer’s, and gives practical tips to minimize your risk of getting it. Part 4 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress Last week, I started out by getting you up to speed on Alzheimer’s disease—what is and isn’t known about the […]