Category Archives: Breathe Better

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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Yuck! What’s Hiding in Your Pillow?

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

May 19, 2017

  • Can you believe you’re laying your head on THIS every night?
  • You’ll never look at your pillow the same again
  • Your best protection against allergy-causing dust mites in the bedroom

Do you seem to suffer from year-round allergies? Are your mornings spent clearing out clogged nasal passages? Do you tend to feel congested and headachy for the first part of your day?

If so, your pillow could be to blame.

You see, every night while you’re sleeping you deposit dead skin and hair into your pillow. That’s pretty disgusting.

Even more disturbing is the number critters that come to feast on all of that dead skin. Continue reading

Get an Instant Blast of Life

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

June 12, 2015

  • Why “just” breathing isn’t good enough
  • Need more oxygen?
  • Get an instant blast of life

Unless you have asthma, bronchitis or COPD, you probably don’t think much about oxygen. You inhale, and then you exhale…oxygen in, carbon dioxide out. Continue reading

The Cure for Spring Sinus Hell

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

May 02, 2012

  • The downside of an early spring and mild winter
  • Remedies that help you avoid antibiotics
  • Before you reach for over-the-counter drugs, try these

If you’re in a state of continual stuffy-head-and-drippy-nose-itis, you’re not alone. While an early spring and mild winter seemed like a blessing at first… it’s turning out to be a curse for many. Continue reading

Gasping For Breath

By David Blyweiss, M.D.

The other day, my office got a frantic call from Jane. The night before she had suffered a frightening bout of breathlessness. You see, Jane had been a pack-a-day smoker for much of her life. And, although she quit more than 10 years ago, she was left with a devastating case of COPD. Continue reading

Asthma Triggers

Catch Your Breath
By Bonnie Jenkins, Advanced Natural Wellness

Ah, those lazy days of summer! They can be a real treat, unless you have asthma. Higher humidity combined with hotter temperatures can trigger an attack. So can the increased pollution and smog hot weather brings. And if you have asthma, or know someone who does, you know that these summertime conditions can leave you literally breathless. Continue reading

Smoking Statistics

By Bonnie Jenkins, Advanced Natural Wellness

Smoking Statistics are truly astonishing! In the past, I’ve told you about the impact toxins can have on your health. But nowhere do you find a more concentrated source of environmental pollutants and chemical toxins than in a single cigarette. Continue reading

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – COPD

By Bonnie Jenkins, Advanced Natural Wellness,

My mother-in-law smoked for nearly 35 years before she finally gave it up more than 15 years ago. The problem is, however, that the damage to her lungs was already done – and now she’s living with a diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, more commonly known as COPD. Continue reading