There is a direct connection between stress and the development of autoimmune conditions. These links happen at the hormonal level, through cortisol imbalance, in the gut, and also at the genetic and epigenetic level.
Dr. Doni speaks with Steven Kasten about mastering stress and the stress response through Jiu Jitsu and how it can inspire participants to take better care of themselves.
Dr. Doni talks to Jenn Malecha about how to choose a health mindset, be your own health advocate, and how to consciously create your schedule to allow for stress recovery.
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.
Fertility issues often defy standard medical explanations, leaving women with few answers and a lot of frustration and heartbreak. Working with patients, I see 3 commonly overlooked causes of infertility. Once we address these factors, the chances of pregnancy increase exponentially.
Intense, ongoing stress exposure can trigger what’s called a “cytokine storm,” where an overproduction of immune cells starts to attack healthy cells in the body. This severe response is not only affecting COVID-19 patients, but can happen in response to other viruses, autoimmunity, and cancer. Here’s how to “reset” our immune system to protect our health and well-being.
Everyone’s under a lot more stress now, and it’s having an effect on our digestion. Have you noticed more symptoms of heartburn, bloating, acid reflux, GERD, and gastritis lately? Dr. Doni shows you how to address your stress, change the way you eat, and use supplements to support your body’s natural functions.
Spending time in nature is one of best forms of self care. Simply spending time in green spaces has been shown to lower stress levels and have an immediate balancing effect. Here’s how to use cortisol as a clue to whether or not we’re getting enough nature in our lives.
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.
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.