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Eternal Youth is Hiding in Your Telomeres

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

  • Living healthy to 100 isn’t a pipe dream
  • Enjoy health and independence in your “old” age
  • The fat that turns back the hands of time

Most people expect to live well into their 70’s. They hope they’ll make it into their 80’s or 90’s. But I find that most of my patients and other folks I talk to want to reach – and even surpass – their 100th birthday.

While this may sound like a pipe dream to you, it’s a reality for more than 315,000 centenarians worldwide.

Now, I’m sure that some of these centenarians have their share of health problems. But oddly enough, most “super-seniors” don’t die of things like heart disease or cancer like younger elderly patients.

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The Disturbing Source of One Popular Drug

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

March 3, 2021

I grew up in South Philadelphia, but I also got to spend long periods of my adulthood out in Lake Tahoe.

I had ridden ponies as a child when friends birthday parties had them for us kids to ride. When I got older I went to local stables to help out and ride real horses. When I moved to Lake Tahoe, I was finally able to have my own; his name was Lucky and he was a Tennessee Walker.

In case you’re not familiar… this breed has a pretty head with small ears and a long sloping shoulder. They have a smooth gait made famous in the show rings of Tennessee.[1] Continue reading

Three Masks? Are All COVID Headlines Worth Trusting?

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

March 1, 2021

Have you noticed? Everyone seems to have an opinion on how we handle this COVID pandemic.

Sometimes the talking heads talking don’t actually know what they’re talking about.  They’re just rattling off ideas to get their readers or TV viewers excited.

For instance, I recently saw a news article talking about wearing THREE masks… yes… one-two-three! Continue reading

You’ll want more of this fat in your body

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

February 26, 2021

Ever seen those crazy people who do polar bear plunges?

They’re not hard to find.  In fact, if you head to Canada on New Year’s Day, you’ll find them leaping into the icy waters near their homes.

But this practice isn’t just for our neighbors up North. Continue reading

Adrenal Fatigue in the Time of COVID

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

February 24, 2021

I just spoke to my favorite cousin the other night.  He’s 62 and has spent 36 years running a college bookstore. So, of course, due to the pandemic, he was recently laid off.

No kids at college means no work for my cousin.

He’s feeling pretty stressed at the moment, just like a lot of us.  With no job and new worries about money, he’s starting to wonder what’s next.  Will he get sick? Continue reading

Hormones and Sleep Disruption

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

February 19, 2021

Do you ever have those days when your morning starts off slow?

Maybe you have to juggle a few extra tasks you didn’t see coming.  You spill your coffee and need to take extra time to change shirts. Before you know it, your entire schedule is out of whack.

Annoying, right? Continue reading

Got a Leaky Brain?

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

February 17, 2021

It doesn’t matter where… a leak is usually bad news.

A leak in your boat… a leak in a pipe… even a leak in that tupper ware with last night’s leftovers can cause a real mess.

But, what about a leak in your BRAIN?  Surely that must be the worst disaster of all. Continue reading

Milk… It Does Your Body Good?

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

February 10, 2021

Milk… it does a body good, right?  Well, actually no.

If you look at things from a medical perspective, milk is actually a huge problem.  It contributes greatly to cancer and diabetes — among other problems…

Personally, I can’t eat dairy anymore without being close to a bathroom for a half-dozen visits over two or three hours. Continue reading

Let’s Get Down and Dirty…

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

February 8, 2021

Down here in Florida, we’ve got alligators.

That probably sounds like a no-brainer to you.  But for some, this fact was forgotten when they moved into an exclusive community in southern Florida.

Years ago, a developer bought something like 300,000 acres of the Everglades and filled in the natural swamplands. Then, he added multimillion dollar homes with massive pools. Continue reading

Drop that Snow Shovel Before it Kills You!

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

February 3, 2021

“Hey, did you hear about Charlie? He was out shuffling snow yesterday and dropped dead from a heart attack… right in his driveway!”

Sadly, each winter, some version of this story will make its way through your community.  That’s because people don’t always respect the very real heart dangers that come with shoveling snow.[1]

Lucky for me, I don’t have to deal with it in my sunny home of Florida.  But, believe me, I’ve shoveled my fair share of driveways growing up farther north.

Honestly, shoveling snow is just as hard as running full speed on a treadmill.  So, many people with a gung-ho attitude end up pushing themselves too hard.  Each year, snow shoveling is responsible for 1,647 cardiac-related deaths.[2] Continue reading

You Have My Permission to Eat This Again…

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

February 3, 2021

Every time I visit Trader Joe’s, I fill my cart with a variety of rainbow colored fruits and vegetables.  But there’s one food — a superfood — I never go without… eggs!

Yes.  For years, eggs were wrongly labeled as “unhealthy.”  People worried they would raise cholesterol or contribute to heart disease. But more recently, science has won out.

So, I want to set the record straight…  eggs are healthy! Continue reading