Category Archives: Pain Relief

Shut Down Headache Pain

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

August 10, 2016

  • Is your headache tension, cluster or migraine?
  • The mother of all headaches
  • Tips to tame your head pain

Did you know that just about half of the world’s entire adult population experiences a headache each year?

That’s a lot of headaches! And in many cases, the head pain just comes and goes. But there are certain types of headaches that seem to hang around a lot longer than others.

The most common type of headache is called the “tension-type” headache. They account for upwards of 70% of chronic, recurring head pain. Continue reading

Why am I so Bloated?

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

August 5, 2016

  • Why are you always so bloated?
  • Common digestive disorders can make you swell up like a balloon
  • Beat the bloat with these simple tips

Nobody likes the feeling of being bloated. Whether you’re a man or a woman it’s flat-out uncomfortable. It doesn’t look very flattering either.

In many cases, the cause of bloat is surprisingly simple. You ate too much or too fast, slugged down a carbonated beverage or indulged in a heavily processed food.

Other times, it’s harder to pinpoint a cause. And if you frequently experience bloating, not knowing the source can be extremely frustrating. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t hope. In many cases, bloating is directly linked to digestive issues.

Some of these are easier to address than others. Continue reading

Ease Knee Pain Without Drugs or Surgery

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

July 6, 2016

  • Is knee surgery a good option for you?
  • Best way to restore knee function, mobility and flexibility
  • … And shut down arthritic joint pain

If you have arthritic knees, you may think that undergoing knee surgery at some point in the future will fix you up and get rid of that disabling joint pain. It may even be something you’re already considering.

Well, despite popular belief, knee surgery isn’t always your best option. In fact, I seldom recommend it unless it’s absolutely necessary.

You see, awhile back a group of patients with this common knee problem took part in an experiment. All of them went into an operating room and had their knees cut open for surgery. Continue reading

3 Tricks to Heal Your Bad Back

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

March 16, 2016

  • Does an aching back keep you from staying active?
  • The real culprit behind most back problems
  • Here’s how to heal your bad back

When I talk about staying physically active and getting regular exercise, a lot of folks say “Doc, I’d love to but can’t. I have a bad back.”

Mostly they’re talking about lower back pain. Too much movement… walking, bending and so forth tends to aggravate it. In some cases it’s sporadic. It comes and goes. In other cases, it’s chronic. Seems like no matter what they do, their back always hurts.

In most short-term cases back pain is likely caused by muscle strain. But what if your back pain is chronic? Continue reading

Beat the Grip of Back Pain

By Dr. David Blyweiss, Advanced Natural Wellness

May 29, 2015

  • Do you know what’s causing your back pain?
  • Your best bet to shut down pain quickly
  • Get long-term relief for your aching back

Lower back pain can be excruciating. And unfortunately, it hits almost everyone – around four out of every five people – at some point in their life. In some people it’s chronic. In others, it’s short-term. Continue reading

Permanent Pain Relief Without Drugs or Surgery

By Dr. James Lemire., Advanced Natural Wellness

February 11, 2015

  • Why does it have to hurt so much?
  • Don’t manage your pain. Stop it.
  • Become amazingly pain-free in a matter of days.

There isn’t an arthritis-sufferer in the world who wouldn’t love to live pain-free. Anyone getting out of bed each morning with a “bad” back or aching knees would shout with joy if they could hop out of bed like a 20-year-old. Continue reading

The Little-Known Health Threat That’s On The Rise

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

February 2, 2015

  • Have you had this test?
  • Gout-related acid linked to heart disease, diabetes and kidney failure
  • How to flush this deadly menace from your body

Have you ever had your uric acid levels tested? If not, it might be a good idea to ask your doctor for the simple blood test the next time you’re in for a visit. That’s because high levels of uric acid – a condition called hyperuricemia (pronounced hyper-yur-i-see-me-ya) – are on the rise in U.S. adults. Continue reading

Extend Your Life and Live It Pain-Free

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

January 30, 2015

  • Ibuprofen extends life… if you’re a worm
  • Top reasons to avoid NSAIDs
  • Secret to adding pain-free years to your life

If you scan online headlines, you might think taking ibuprofen every day can help you live a longer and healthier life. Not long ago these headlines were running rampant across the web. But they’re very misleading. Continue reading

Should You Get the Shingles Vaccine?

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

September 07, 2014

  • What nobody told you about the shingles vaccine
  • Naturally reduce your chances of an outbreak
  • What to do if shingles catches up with you

Some of my patients have been asking about the vaccine for shingles. They’ve seen the commercials for it on TV and want to know if they should get it. Continue reading

Natural Pain Relief for Just About Everything

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

April 16, 2014

  • The OTC pain-reliever that could send you to the ER
  • Why it’s so easy to accidentally overdose on this drug
  • Natural relief for your aching head, joints and muscles

If you have a headache, backache, cold, flu or achy muscles, it’s easy to reach into the medicine cabinet for some Tylenol or Advil. Over-the-counter (OTC) pain-relievers like these can bring instant relief. And, we’ve been taking them since we were kids. Continue reading