Category Archives: Alzheimer’s Disease

The Surprising Connection Between Sleep and Alzheimer’s

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

March 13, 2015

  • Why Alzheimer’s drugs keep failing
  • What if we got it all wrong to start with?
  • The best ways to clear your brain of plaque and toxic waste

When I walk into my clinic each morning, I never know what the day will bring. But I do know one thing. I will almost always have a patient who either has a parent with Alzheimer’s, is starting to show symptoms themselves, or is deeply concerned that they’ll end up with this mind-numbing disease. Continue reading

Is Your Body Starving For Oxygen?

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

February 16, 2015

  • Are your heart, brain and other organs getting enough oxygen?
  • How oxygen therapy can save your life
  • Here’s how to get started

In Friday’s issue of Advanced Natural Wellness, you learned how a low red blood cell count affects your circulation and oxygen levels. Today, I’d like to take that a step further, and talk about how oxygen can heal your body. Continue reading

Beat the Deficiency That Drains Your Brain

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

January 26, 2015

  • Are you running low on this vital brain nutrient?
  • The mind is a terrible thing to waste
  • Easy ways slash your risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia

Vitamin D deficiency is a real problem here in the U.S. About three out of every four people has low levels of this nutrient, and you could be one of them. Continue reading

A Curious Way to Beat Alzheimer’s

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

November 26, 2014

  • Exploring the roadmap of your brain
  • Engage your curiosity to beat Alzheimer’s
  • A bigger brain is a better brain

When it comes to my baby-boomer patients, one of their biggest fears is that they’ll lose mental acuity as they age. Many of them have watched their parents’ memories fade away. They know there isn’t a cure for Alzheimer’s and dementia, and this makes these conditions especially frightening. Continue reading

Sleep Away the #1 Culprit Behind Alzheimer’s

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

April 11, 2014

  • Preventable risk factors account for almost half of all Alzheimer’s disease cases
  • Monumental scientific breakthrough recognizes one single factor cleanses the brain of toxic molecules
  • 4 ways to flip on your “brain-cleaning switch”

A lot of my patients are baby-boomers. And these days, most of them are doing everything they can to make sure they don’t “end up” like their parents. Continue reading

Can These Weird Tests Predict Alzheimer’s?

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

January 10, 2014

  • An odd mix of peanut butter and famous people
  • The (not so statistically significant) results are in…
  • 4 proven ways to ward off dementia and Alzheimer’s

There have been some interesting “breakthroughs” in the diagnosis for Alzheimer’s and dementia lately. You might have heard of a few of them. They have been plastered all over the news and internet. Continue reading

The Canary in Your Kitchen

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

August 20, 2012

  • Maybe miners had the right idea
  • Cookware conundrums to consider
  • What you can learn from the lab

When the link between aluminum and Alzheimer’s hit the news, I flashed back to the many mornings my mother scrambled eggs in her well-worn aluminum pans and shook my head. Continue reading

The Three X Factors in Preventing Alzheimer’s

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

April 27, 2012
Article 3 of 3 in Series

  • Can a lifetime of mercury exposure give you Alzheimer’s?
  • Why your immune system matters more than ever
  • To your brain, stress and Alzheimer’s looks the same

Protecting yourself against Alzheimer’s can feel a little like hiding from the boogeyman. You can’t see it, don’t know where it’s hiding, or when it’s going to pop out and scare you. Continue reading

Don’t Just Wait for Alzheimer’s to Come Knocking On Your Door

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

April 23, 2012
The second of three articles on Alzheimer’s

  • Assessing your risk for Alzheimer’s
  • The risk factors you can change and the one you can’t
  • Why you should take a pass on the BBQ

We don’t have a definitive cause or a cure for Alzheimer’s yet, which makes it a particularly frightening disease. Especially considering that 1 in 8 older Americans has it. And that number is expected to skyrocket as baby boomers age. Continue reading

The Surprising Cold Sore Complication

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

April 20, 2012

  • Why cold sores might be more than an embarrassing nuisance
  • The daily supplement that could save you from Alzheimer’s
  • Is it really this simple?

It used to be that a cold sore was no more than a painful and slightly embarrassing blemish that might sprout one on your lips or inside your nose when you get sick, or are under stress. After about a week of discomfort, it’s gone. Continue reading