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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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Doomsurfing Your Way to Bad Health

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

September 24, 2021

This year has been a wall-to-wall diet of bad news. We barely have time to process one event before the next one hits. And the news media is full of every negative outcome possible. They’re just itching to keep you riled up. Social media is even worse.

We started the year with political unrest while in full pandemic mode. Just when it seemed like things were starting to get back to normal, the Delta variant hit with a vengeance.

Then there are the heatwaves that have been plaguing the U.S. since June. They’re unlike anything we’ve ever seen before. According to the NOAA, July of this year was the hottest month reported since they started keeping records. That was 142 years ago. Continue reading

Yes, You CAN Slow Down Aging

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

September 20, 2021

There was recently a CBS news report that I found fascinating. They identified a dozen doctors still practicing medicine here in the U.S. who are at least 100 years old!

One of the physicians, a World War II Navy veteran said, “Well, I never wanted to quit, that’s my problem.”

It probably wasn’t even a week later when I heard about a 101-year-old Maine lobster woman. She still gets up at 4:45 in the morning three times each week. The she heads out in the boat to work with the lobsters collected from her 200 lobster pots. Continue reading

The Silent Disease You’ve Never Even Thought About

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

September 15, 2021

People have so many health concerns as they age. They worry about their hearts, memory, eyesight, weight and so much more.

But when is the last time you wondered how your kidneys were doing? You really want to keep these 5 inch long bean shaped filters of your blood as happy as they can be.

But, kidney function decreases as we get older. And by the time we’re in our 60’s, kidney problems are pretty common. The problem is, nine out of ten adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD) don’t even know they have it! That means most people with poorly functioning kidneys are walking around the world unaware. Continue reading

Your Gut Will Thank You for This

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

September 13, 2021

I drink kombucha every night. It’s a fizzy, tangy, and sometimes sweet drink. And it’s delicious.

But one of my favorite thinks about kombucha is that it’s filled with gut-friendly pre and probiotics that keep my gut microbiome ticking along at full speed, as well as digestive enzymes to support my own digestion.

It’s one of many fermented foods that support the immune system, reduce inflammation and protect your health. Continue reading

7 Reasons Your Testosterone Levels are Plummeting

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

September 10, 2021

By the time we men hit our 30s, our testosterone levels naturally start declining. But over the past several decades, testosterone levels in the U.S. have been dropping more quickly than they did 30 years ago.

Since the late 1980’s, average levels of testosterone in men dropped by one percent each year. So a 65-year-old man in 2021 would have levels 30% lower than a 65-year-old man in 1991. These decreases don’t appear to be associated with lifestyle, so why the big decline?

Well, these days estrogen mimics, called xenoestrogens, are all over the place. These fake estrogens attach to certain cell receptor sites and displace testosterone. Over time they build up in your system and exert estrogen dominance in men. And you can find them almost everywhere. Continue reading

Heart Symptoms You Should Not Ignore

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

September 8, 2021

I love Sunday afternoons. I’ve got all of my weekend errands and chores out of the way. The dishes are washed, the sheets are clean and I can finally settle in and just relax with a good book.

We all have moments like these. We feel good. We’re relaxed and happy.

But what happens when you’re having one of these comfortable moments – or any other kind of moment – and suddenly feel a weird flutter in your chest? Continue reading

4 Reversable Reasons for Memory Loss

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

September 3, 2021

Nobody likes it when their memory starts slipping. It’s worrisome. It’s hard not to wonder if it’s the beginning of dementia.

In some cases, it might be. But in most cases, probably not.

One of the number one reasons for memory loss is that you’re not getting enough sleep. Just a single night of poor sleep can turn you into an absent-minded birdbrain for the next day or two. Continue reading

Eat Your Way to a Healthy Prostate

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

September 1, 2021

Back in the late 1978, I had a mentor named Dr. Linus Pauling – the only man to win two Nobel prizes. At the time, Dr. Pauling was in his late 70s and living with prostate cancer.

But he didn’t let it slow him down one bit. His lectures were simple but brilliant and vibrant.  He lived to the ripe age of 93 before passing away. Dr. Pauling was also famous for only eating organic veggies and keeping his cancer at bay with daily doses of vitamin C.

Then, I had a patient – a Hollywood plastic surgeon in fact – who was under my care for 10 years while living with prostate cancer. At 78 years of age, he decided to skip radiation or chemotherapy in favor of diet and lifestyle changes. This man, too, lived a good long time. Continue reading

Why LDL Cholesterol is a Hoax

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

August 27, 2021

When it comes to cholesterol, mainstream medicine has it all wrong. LDL cholesterol isn’t the “bad guy”. In fact, it’s not even cholesterol. Neither is HDL.

People don’t get that.

You ask them what their cholesterol is and they say “Oh, my HDL is this or my LDL is that”. Those things are not cholesterol. They’re proteins – either low-density lipoproteins to carry cholesterol from the liver to peripheral arteries  or high-density lipoproteins that carry cholesterol away from the arteries and back to the liver to be recycled. Continue reading

How Vaccinated People Catch and Spread COVID

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

August 23, 2021

How come Covid vaccinated people are getting infected with COVID? And why can they carry high viral loads, without  getting nearly as sick?

These are questions everyone is asking and nobody is answering. Everyone thinks if they’ve been vaccinated, they won’t get infected.

One of the first things you have to remember is that these vaccines were never about keeping you from getting infected. They’re about keeping you from getting really sick and dying. And the fact that a vaccinated person can carry high loads of the Delta variant while rarely becoming seriously ill proves they are effectively doing their job. Continue reading