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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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5 Must-Eat Foods to Boost Your Immunity

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

July 26, 2017

  • 5 foods everyone should eat more of
  • The healthiest vegetables on earth
  • Don’t forget your healthy fats

When it comes to food, there’s a lot of confusion these days. I see it all of the time in my patients.

They come into my office proud of all the yogurt they’ve been eating for breakfast… the green salads at lunchtime… the lean chicken and succotash for dinner…

It sounds so healthy. But here’s the thing. When you eat a lot of the same foods day after day, you miss out on the wide array of nutrients you would get from a more varied diet. Continue reading

Diabetic Gut? Not Just Sugar

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

July 24, 2017

  • Diabetes may be a gut problem
  • Foods that contribute to diabetic gut
  • Gut and metabolism friendly foods

Here’s something that will startle you.

Fifty years ago, only about three million people here in the U.S. had diabetes.

But today more than 29 million are afflicted with the disease. That’s almost a 900% increase! This doesn’t even include the 89 million people who are prediabetic.

This is a horrible epidemic. And it’s no coincidence diabetes rates continue to skyrocket as more and more chemicals, processed foods and altered ingredients end up in our food supply. Continue reading

Is Your Brain Due for an Oil Change?

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

July 21, 2017

  • Why you should never eat vegetable oil again
  • The best oil for your heart and brain
  • Add this for even greater health results

Back during the saturated fat scare, there was a big push for people to start using more vegetable oil. It was touted as heart-friendly and good for your health.

Well, these days we know better. It turns out that vegetable, canola, safflower and other oils all promote inflammation.

First off, the processes involved in making them oxidize the fats in the oil. This means they’re inflammatory right from the start…right from the start. Continue reading

Exposed! Toxic Ingredients in Your Toothpaste

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

July 17, 2017

  • What are you brushing your teeth with?
  • Toxic ingredients in your toothpaste
  • Safe, non-toxic care for your teeth

These days toothpaste choices are endless. And they’re extremely confusing.

Should you choose the one that promises to whiten your teeth or the one that restores tooth enamel? Is it better to pick a toothpaste that prevents cavities or one that fights plaque and gingivitis?

The truth is, no matter which one you choose, it’s pretty much a given that it contains toxic chemicals.

While this may sound unlikely, toxins in tooth care products is much more widespread than you would think. Continue reading

Snoring: Not Just a Harmless Annoyance

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

July 14, 2017

  • If you snore, you could have sleep apnea
  • How is sleep apnea diagnosed?
  • What to do if you can’t adapt to CPAP

I can’t count the number of patients over the years that have come into my office feeling worn out and tired… then immediately blamed their exhaustion on a snoring spouse.

I feel for them. I really do. It’s hard to get a good night’s sleep if the person next to you is snorting and snuffling all night long.

But my stronger concern is for the snoring spouse.

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Everyday Products that Make You Fat

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

July 12, 2017

  • What’s stalling your metabolism?
  • Everyday products that encourage weight gain
  • Melt off pounds by changing the way you shop

Okay, you’ve been doing everything right when it comes to dropping those excess pounds. You’re eating healthy, getting your exercise and being fairly honest with yourself.

So why does it feel like somebody threw your metabolism into reverse? How come each achievement feels like it’s followed by a setback? What the heck is going on!?

I’m here to tell you that you’re on the right track. Diet and exercise are key. But there’s one very important aspect of weight loss that you may be missing. It’s one your doctor has probably never discussed with you. Continue reading

Do You Have Dead Butt Syndrome?

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

July 5, 2017

  • Yes, dead butt syndrome is a real disorder
  • Discover how to reanimate your lifeless buns
  • Build a livelier (and stronger!) tush

Dead butt syndrome. It sounds like the punch line of a bad joke. In fact, you’re probably already rolling your eyes and thinking “Come on Doc, give me a break! There’s no such thing.”

Actually, there is such a thing.

Some experts are calling it gluteal amnesia, which pretty much explains the problem in a nutshell. It’s simply something that happens when your butt muscles have been inactive for so long that they become weak and “forget” how to work. Continue reading

Men: 7 Foods to Get Your Urine Flowing Again

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

July 3, 2017

  • Do prostate problems have you dribbling over the toilet?
  • It’s all about hormones and inflammation
  • 7 foods to shrink your prostate and get your urine flowing again

When you’re up and down all night long with the urgent need to pee… when your bladder never feels empty… when you groan and strain to urinate and end up with nothing more than a tiny dribble…

That’s when you know you’re having prostate problems. There’s no doubt about it.

The mechanical explanation is pretty simple. Continue reading

Warning! Health Risk on the Rise

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

June 28, 2017

  • Why everyone should know their uric acid levels
  • Hyperuricemia and your 5-year health outlook
  • Shut down gout, kidney disease and heart problems

You probably know your cholesterol and triglyceride levels by heart. It’s just as likely you can recite your blood sugar and blood pressure numbers when asked.

But do you have any idea what your uric acid level is?

Probably not.

In fact, there’s a good chance you don’t even know what uric acid is. That’s unfortunate, because it can play a dramatic role in your health. Continue reading

Cool Foods for Your Summer Heartburn

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

June 26, 2017

  • Some hot weather foods could trigger heartburn
  • Delicious summer foods that won’t fight back
  • Keep your cool with these fresh, icy beverages

I love a great summer cookout just as much as anyone else. But I have to admit. The foods don’t always agree with my digestive system.

Like anyone else, eating too much red meat and spicy dips can come back later to haunt me in the form of heartburn. Citrus salads, lemonade and iced tea only add to the problem.

Thankfully, there are ways to get around these digestive disturbances. And today I’m going to share a few of these tricks with you. Continue reading