Mar 27, 2021
I am delighted and excited to
talk to Dr. Doni Wilson today. She is a naturopathic doctor,
certified professional midwife, and certified nutrition
Dr. Doni graduated from Bastyr
University in 2000. She believes it is possible to be healthy, even
when we are stressed. She helps patients reverse challenging health
conditions, including fatigue, anxiety, autoimmunity, fertility,
insomnia, as well as HPV, and abnormal pap smears. Dr. Doni is
frequently called upon to discuss her approach in the media, as
well as at both public and professional events. She writes a blog
you can find at DoctorDoni.com, and her podcast is called “How Humans
After completing her pre-med
degree, Dr. Doni was very interested in nutrition, so she decided
to take a nutrition course. She fell so much in love with it that
she ended up getting a nutrition degree. Then, a friend told her
about naturopathic medical school, which she had never heard of
before. There, she was able to study food as medicine. That
provided her with a perfect solution because she knew that healing
with food and nutrients is possible, and she wanted to be able to
support people in that way. Be sure to stay tuned to find out what
Dr. Doni has to share about how to stay healthy during times of
IN THIS EPISODE YOU WILL LEARN:
- Dr. Doni explains what inspired
her to choose the natural medicine route, as opposed to a more
traditional allopathic medicine route.
- Dr. Doni defines
- Dr. Doni discusses the impact
of stress on our bodies and explains how we can mitigate the stress
we deal with, acutely versus chronically.
- The stress response is unique
to every individual.
- We can help our body and our
brain recover from stress.
- Some of the practices that Dr.
Doni suggests, for helping her patients get out of fight or flight
mode and managing their stress in the long term.
- Do some things in your day to
prevent yourself from going full-steam ahead from the time that you
get out of bed.
- You will experience many
benefits from meditating regularly.
- Dr. Doni has developed an
assessment to help people understand their stress type.
- Your stress levels can be
measured using your urine or saliva.
- Dr. Doni explains what
adaptogens are, and how they can help in managing
- Spending time in nature is very
helpful for managing stress levels.
- Dr. Doni explains how circadian
rhythms impact our bodies.
- Dr. Doni explains how cortisol
affects all the different body systems.
- Dr. Doni discusses what she has
learned about HPV, which can also get activated by
- Dr. Doni talks about the HPV
vaccine, its efficacy, and the possible side-effects.
- There are ways to protect
yourself from the HPV virus, whether or not you get the
- Dr. Doni talks about her latest
book, Master Your
Stress, Reset Your Health, which is coming out soon.
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