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What’s in Your Mouth?

Most chronic diseases including autoimmune diseases are rooted in inflammation, so I’m always looking for the sources of that inflammation when I treat my patients. I’ve found that inflammation is often caused by five major environmental factors: our diets, a leaky gut, stress, toxins, and infections. I was inspired to write my upcoming book The Autoimmune Solution to […]

Deconstruct to Reconstruct

Wondering how on Earth you’re going to be able to serve your family’s traditional English Christmas Pudding during the holidays as part of your Paleo table? Or how to integrate Aunt Martha’s Holiday Pear Crumble? Well…you’re not, exactly. But hold on- that doesn’t mean you’ve got to let all traditions go by the wayside. All […]

Obesity – The Uninvited Guest

The modern history of coronary heart disease is quite remarkable. Acute myocardial infarction (acute heart attack) appears to have been relatively uncommon until it emerged in the early 1920s. Then came the plague. In the 1950s coronary heart disease had become the most common cause of death in the industrialized world. The symptoms were often dramatic and […]

Prioritizing Sleep

Do you often wake up at 3 a.m., your mind racing with thoughts, and you can’t fall back asleep? While there are a number of helpful sleep remedies that many people find helpful, try this crazy sounding but highly effective tip: Eat something! Make sure it’s not something sweet but instead something with protein and fat, such […]

How Cortisol Affects Your Sleep

Part 5 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Sleep Disruptors and Insomnia In the introduction to this series of articles I gave an overview of 12 things that can disrupt our sleep. These are: Timing Environment Waking to use the bathroom Blood sugar imbalance Elevated cortisol Weight gain Inflammation and pain Food sensitivities Imbalanced neurotransmitters Hormonal changes Low […]

Is a Naturopathic Doctor the Right Physician for You?

Naturopathic Doctors are the world’s leading experts in natural medicine and root cause resolution healthcare. Trained in both conventional medicine and natural therapies, Naturopathic Doctors use their unique philosophy to seek out and treat the cause of illness and create treatment plans tailored to each patient’s individual needs and unique bio-intelligence to get you results yesterday. […]

Has Mainstream Healthcare Got You Frustrated?

If so, it’s not surprising to me. By the time patients end up consulting with me, they’ve seen numerous physicians and multiple specialists, many quite respected. Patients have often spent years chasing the numerous “red herrings,” or secondary conditions to which Adrenal Dysfunction contributes. Patients have done multiple cleanses and detoxes; they’ve even tried some […]