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.
Stress is often overlooked as the underlying root cause of many chronic health issues. It can put a strain on our digestive system, leading to leaky gut and and array of debilitating symptoms. Left undetected and untreated, leaky gut can build until it becomes a major health issue. Let’s look at the connection between stress and leaky gut – so that we can start to reverse the cycle.
Dr. Doni helps you find out for yourself whether or not gluten is contributing to your health issues – and if so, how to make the necessary diet changes to eliminate it from your diet.
Betrayal is a devasting thing. Whether from our spouses… Or best friends… Or a family member or business partner (or boss)… Or a community or organization… It cuts us deep and leaves sometimes lasting impacts on our lives. Do you know what else it is? Common. And so is the stress response and patterns of […]
Good gut health is important, even if you don’t have digestive symptoms. Digestive enzymes can often provide necessary support to help your body stay in balance, and can help you heal and recover from eight common health issues.
Autoimmunity lies at the root of many serious health conditions. While there are many things that can trigger autoimmune diseases, there are five culprits that are the most common. Let’s take a look at what causes autoimmunity, what symptoms might signal an autoimmune issue, and the kinds of tests are recommended so that you can take steps to reverse autoimmunity.
Look deep inside your cells, and you’ll find mitochondria, hard at work. In additional to the energy they generate, they also produce oxidative stress. While this is a normal process, sometimes it can get out of balance. In this interview with goop.com, Dr. Doni explains how to support our bodies to be able to recover from too much oxidative stress.
We can’t escape stress – it is a part of life. But focusing your efforts on re-optimizing cortisol and adrenaline levels, and then maintaining those healthy levels, you can help your body recover from continued stress exposure.
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.
Exposure to toxins and certain “heavy metals” can impair methylation, especially if you have an MTHFR genetic mutation. Here’s an overview of the 6 toxins and metals that are the most damaging to methylation, including how to test for them, how to avoid them, and potential treatments.