We all know that stress is inevitable, right? Even with the best of intentions to keep our calm and see through situations, stress can manifest itself physically, mentally and emotionally. It’s through healthier practices and habits that we can better prepare and recover from stress. Join Dr. Emily Kiberd and I as we talk stress—and […]
A pedicure to paint those pretty toes… A massage to work out the kinks… A new bath bomb or lotion to moisturize the skin… Sound familiar? If you’re a mom, you probably recognize them as go-to gifts for Mother’s Day. Pretty much the equivalent to a funny tie, a beer mug and a round […]
Admittedly, it’s a topic no one wants to talk about: HPV. For most, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is synonymous with the term “sexually transmitted disease”—and they’re right. HPV is transmitted from person to person through sexual contact. However, HPV is also naturally occurring and can be dormant in the body for years without ever causing issues. […]
With spring in full swing, the change of season is the perfect time to clean out the house and start anew. During the process of cleaning and organizing, take advantage of the opportunity to de-stress, as well. Dr. Doni Wilson interviews Eileen Koff, a Certified Professional Organizer, on the benefits of decluttering as a way […]
Perhaps you’ve noticed that no matter how hard you try, the weight around your midsection just doesn’t seem to budge. You’ve tried it all: Keto, Paleo, lectin avoidance, juice cleanses, intermittent fasting—and yes, you’re exercising enough that you should be seeing results by now. But while other parts of your body seem to respond, your […]
While it’s no laughing matter, it’s certainly become almost a running joke with my patients, that no matter what they come in for we’re still going to talk about their cortisol levels. Of course we address all of their symptoms to get to the root of their distress; however, more times than not, a major […]
If you’re not already aware of hookworm therapy (also known as helminthic therapy), then perhaps the name has you feeling a little (or a lot) hesitant. Trust me, I get it. After all, despite their benefits, hookworms are considered parasites. Likely, you’ve heard plenty of tales about parasites in the human body, and usually we […]
Stress is a part of life. Moderate amounts of stress can help us thrive and accomplish our goals. To maintain our health, however – we need to support ourselves and our bodies to keep our stress in balance.
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.
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.