Millions of neurons run between your gut & brain, and we now understand that digestive system has the ability to communicate with the rest of your body. Dr. Doni explains how your gut works, and why it’s called our “second brain.”
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.
“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation and that is an act of political warfare” —Audre Lorde, A Burst of Light CULTURE COUNTS We’ve all experienced it, those feelings of undeserving. Where instead of thinking of what I need to do to make myself better, I start thinking of all the things I’ve […]
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.
Discover how dealing with betrayal can cause damaging physical and emotional stress on the human body that results in lasting health ramifications. 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 […]
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.