Category Archives: Women’s Health

What Does Poop Have to Do with Breast Cancer?

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

July 7, 2021

Women with a high risk of breast cancer are in a tough spot. They often hear they should take drugs that help prevent cancer. But many women refuse. The increased risk of blood clots and uterine cancer when taking these drugs is just too high.

If you or a woman you know is in this dilemma, I have some good news for you. You can lower your chances of developing breast cancer on your own.

This is going to sound trite, but it’s true… all it takes is great bowel movements. Women who have three or more movements a day have a 46% decreased risk of breast cancer compared to those who have only one. Continue reading

The Disturbing Source of One Popular Drug

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

March 3, 2021

I grew up in South Philadelphia, but I also got to spend long periods of my adulthood out in Lake Tahoe.

I had ridden ponies as a child when friends birthday parties had them for us kids to ride. When I got older I went to local stables to help out and ride real horses. When I moved to Lake Tahoe, I was finally able to have my own; his name was Lucky and he was a Tennessee Walker.

In case you’re not familiar… this breed has a pretty head with small ears and a long sloping shoulder. They have a smooth gait made famous in the show rings of Tennessee.[1] Continue reading

Women: If You “Go” Too Frequently, You Need to Read This…

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

October 5, 2015

  • An urgent need to pee…
  • What causes overactive bladder?
  • Don’t let urinary frequency get the best of you

In the last issue of Advanced Natural Wellness I talked about a few things that might be contributing to your bowel problems and offered up some tips on how to conquer these issues. Continue reading

Early Cancer Detection by Man’s Best Friend…

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

September 28, 2012

  • With some cancers, early symptoms are vague
  • The best protection you can’t buy or eat or wear
  • How man’s best friend can now be woman’s

I generally prefer to talk to you about how to prevent cancer. But today, I want to bring some lesser-known cancer symptoms to your attention. Continue reading

Breast Cancer Awareness

By Bonnie Jenkins, Advanced Natural Wellness

If you’ve been shopping lately, no doubt you’ve seen all of the products sporting pink ribbons due to breast cancer awareness. Designed to raise money for breast cancer research, the pink ribbon campaign was a good idea – at first. Now, though, it seems like every other product is covered with ribbons. Continue reading

Breast Cancer Prevention

By Bonnie Jenkins, Advanced Natural Wellness

What’s the color of breast cancer? Thanks to the growing number of products sporting ribbons encouraging breast cancer prevention awareness, most of us would probably say pink. But maybe we should start thinking green instead – especially if we or someone we know is battling breast cancer. Continue reading

8 Steps to Protect Yourself from This

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

Most of the women that come to see me are worried about two things: breast cancer and osteoporosis.

Now, these are both important concerns. But women, especially those on the other side of menopause, should be paying much more attention to a major threat that affects another area of their body. Continue reading

5 Things Every Woman Needs

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

When it comes to keeping women healthy, most supplement makers focus on just two things: bone and reproductive health. But, while easing the symptoms of PMS and menopause and keeping bones strong and healthy are important, those aren’t the only health problems women need to be aware of.  Continue reading

Give Me Something To Make It Stop

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

When Carol walked into my office the other day, she was in full hot-flash mode. Her face was flushed and there were beads of sweat dotting her forehead. She was also furiously fanning herself with a magazine in a futile attempt to cool off. Continue reading