Category Archives: Pain Relief

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

Standing On Pins and Needles…

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

December 23, 2013

  • Are your feet and legs going numb?
  • Here’s what sugar does to your nerve cells
  • 3 supplements with amazing results

Last week I was saddened to hear some news about a local chiropractor

He’s a lively gentleman who tells everyone he meets that he’s not going to retire until he reaches 90. (He just turned 83 this year and still sees patients several days a week.) Continue reading

Giving Gout the Boot

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

June 18, 2012

  • What you don’t know about gout could help you
  • A few simple suggestions that help reduce flare-ups
  • Good news about what you don’t have to give up to be gout-free

Most people know two things about gout: that you can get it from eating and drinking to excess, and it causes a telltale painful big toe. Continue reading

Does this Affect Your Joints and Muscles?

By David Blyweiss, MD

Whether it’s dull or screaming for attention, pain is the body’s signal that something’s wrong.

Maybe your pain is from a disease. Maybe it’s because you’re injured. If you’re lucky, the pain is just temporary and goes away once you’ve healed. But what happens when it doesn’t? Continue reading