Summertime is often associated with fun and relaxation, but stress is an ever-present force this time of the year that sneaks up on us. Here is how I recommend dealing with the top ten summer stress triggers.
If you can identify what is stressful to you, then you can seek activities and environments that help you decrease your stress. Here’s how to take the first step in honing your “stress radar” – the ability to notice and anticipate stress.
Anything that challenges our bodies or requires a response or adaptation from our bodies is considered a stress. And stress affects each of us in highly individualized ways. We can’t avoid stress, but we can take control by identifying stress and finding opportunities to reduce it.
There is not one single answer, nor one magic pill, when it comes to our health. That is because our bodies are intricate systems, with many interrelated processes. Even looking at unwellness from one perspective — stress, for example — is more complex then it may seem at first. And health is not achieved with a simple stress-reduction technique.
Synergy disruptors can do damage both by themselves and through magnifying other life stressors. Understanding how they work, how we can avoid them, and how we can reverse their effects is a significant aspect of optimizing our health.
In an interview with Spartan Magazine, Dr. Doni talks about the how stress affects libido, fertility, and sexual health in general. Dr. Doni was interviewed by David DeLuca for the February 2016 issues of Spartan Magazine. The feature article was called, “Sex, Stress & Superhero Fantasies,” and you can find it online here (it starts […]
Dr. Doni explains the interrelationship between the mind and the body and explores how oxidative stress and inflammation can contribute to depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues. Part 8 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress After everything I’ve described about oxidative stress over the course of this series—how it is increased by exposure […]
Dr. Doni explains how lifestyle and environment can cause oxidative stress and lead to Alzheimer’s, and gives practical tips to minimize your risk of getting it. Part 4 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Oxidative Stress Last week, I started out by getting you up to speed on Alzheimer’s disease—what is and isn’t known about the […]
Dr. Doni contributed an article to The Huffington Post this week, offering 5 tips for managing seasonal stress. Fall Stress Busters: A Seasonal Guide to Managing Stress, Naturally This article was originally published on The Huffington Post. As autumn sets in and temperatures drop, many of us are facing challenges, including work and school schedules, […]
Dr. Doni explains the relationship between heartburn, acid reflux, ulcers, and Leaky Gut, and how reflux medications such as antacids and antibiotics can actually make things worse. Part 8 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Leaky Gut In the first three parts of this series we have taken a broad look at Leaky Gut: what it […]