Recent research shows that stress (in all its various forms) is a major factor in the risk of developing Alzheimer’s. These studies show that preventing – and even reversing – Alzheimer’s is possible, and that it has much more to do with lifestyle and diet changes than with your genes.
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.
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.
Genetics isn’t everything when it comes to our health. New research is showing that diet, exercise, stress, toxins, and sleep have a much bigger impact on our health. Looking at the whole picture – genes and all the other factors – Dr. Doni outlines the steps to take control of your health.
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 […]
Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, explains the connections between MTHFR mutations, diabetes, and heart disease, and offers tips for optimizing your health. Part 8 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health Heart disease is the leading cause of death (above cancer), and diabetes is known to increase risk of […]
Dr. Doni outlines 8 steps for ensuring a healthy methylation cycle and explains how taking them can optimize your overall health even at the most stressful times. Part 4 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health In the first three parts of this series, we explored how genetic mutations (or SNPs) […]
Naturopathic Doctor Doni Wilson explains how our genetic makeup defines which enzymes need extra support in your body and the role the methylation cycle plays. Part 3 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health In the first two parts of this blog series, we explored how genetic mutations (or SNPs) can […]
Dr. Doni explains why she recommends genetic testing, the different kinds of tests available, and what they can tell you about your overall health and well-being. Part 2 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health In this blog series, I will be talking all about genetic mutations, how you can easily […]
Dr. Doni explains how genetic mutations are often at the root of poor health and explains how the effects can be minimized, often with very simple treatment. Part 1 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health Many people suffer with chronic health conditions such as fatigue, insomnia, anxiety, depression, and pain. […]