Autoimmune conditions are more common than ever, and the number of conditions caused by autoimmunity is increasing. The most common trigger for autoimmunity is stress, so to “solve” autoimmunity, we need to understand how stress is affecting your health, so we can take steps to support your body to heal.
Dr. Doni speaks with Shelley Kemmerer about parental burnout, the impact of prolonged stress on our bodies, and why it’s often hard to ask for help.
“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 […]
Healthy skin is the sign of a healthy body. When psoriasis, eczema, adult acne, and other common skin issues arise, it’s often because of poor gut health. Here’s how to identify the root cause and address it with natural solutions.
The coronavirus is affecting us all, some more severely than others. Fear and anxiety take a toll on our bodies, weakening our immune system when we need it most. Here’s how to take the necessary steps to reset our stress response with a set of daily activities and some natural remedies.
Peptides have been known to be good for your skin, with many “anti-aging” benefits. But there are two peptides in particular that have a broad-reaching ability to help you do a “stress reset” and support your body’s immune system and the same time. Dr. Doni covers the basics of peptide therapy and what it can do for you.
Coritsol is our body’s safety mechanism. But when cortisol is too high or too low it sends signals to the body’s four main systems that something is wrong, creating symptoms that indicate an unhealthy amount of stress exposure. Learn about the connection between cortisol and stress so that you can reduce or even eliminate these harmful symptoms.
Many female patients do not realize that their symptoms – anxiety, fatigue, sleep issues, and weight gain – are a direct result of an imbalance in stress hormones: Cortisol and adrenaline. In turn, this can cause irregular periods, bleeding that is too heavy or too light, and fertility complications.
It’s the intentional moments of self-care that lead to the biggest changes. Here is a set of simple, everyday stress recovery tips to help you take control of the stress in your life.
If you can identify the things that trigger your anxiety, you can reduce the incidents of overwhelm and panic. Let’s examine your stress exposure and other underlying causes – such as lifestyle or diet – so you can manage your anxiety and start to recover from its effects.