Tamoxifen for Low Testosterone in Males

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Tamoxifen for Low Testosterone in Males My previous article discussed the use of clomiphene for increasing testosterone in hypo-gonadal males.  Clomiphene works as an estrogen receptor blocker in the hypothalamus, thus stimulating LH/FSH which then stimulate testicular testosterone production. Tamoxifen … Continue reading

Shingles Vaccine for Recurrent Herpes Simplex

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Shingles Vaccine for Recurrent Herpes Simplex I have known Linda for about seven years now, treating her for  Hashimotos’ thyroid disease.  Linda has other problems.  She takes daily acyclovir for recurrent attacks of oral-facial herpes simplex which can be quite … Continue reading

Berberine Antidote for a Modern Epidemic

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Berberine, Antidote for a Modern Epidemic The Leaky Gut Epidemic My previous article discussed the damaging effect of NSAID drugs on small bowel mucosa, producing a syndrome known as “Leaky Gut” .  PPI antacid drugs (or hypochlorhydria) may also cause … Continue reading

Coronary Calcium Score Benefits of Aged Garlic

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Coronary Calcium Score Benefits of Aged Garlic How to Reduce Calcium Scores  ? Jim has an elevated coronary calcium score in the 95% percentile indicating high risk for future heart attack.  He is being treated by his cardiologist with daily … Continue reading

Atherosclerotic Plaque as Infected Biofilm

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Atherosclerotic Plaque as Infected Biofilm I first met Stephen Fry M.D.  a couple of years ago at his booth at the ACAM meeting at the Diplomat Hotel in Hollywood, and enjoyed an interesting conversation about his work.  We met a … Continue reading

Shaken Baby Syndrome Imprisonment by Misdiagnosis

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Shaken Baby Syndrome Imprisonment by Misdiagnosis by Jeffrey Dach MD Over the past 30 years thousands of parents have been falsely accused, found guilty and imprisoned for “shaken baby syndrome”, a diagnosis  of child abuse based on Xrays showing fractures, … Continue reading

Fecal Transplantation and the Sweet Smell of Success

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Fecal Transplantation, the Sweet Smell of Success by Jeffrey Dach MD A recent medical meeting was devoted to the “microbiome”, the friendly bacteria in our gut.  Apparently these little microbes are doing a lot more than we thought, busy munching … Continue reading

Lung Cancer Screening for Smokers Major Breakthrough

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Lung Cancer Screening Major Breakthrough During my days working as a radiologist, one of my jobs was early detection of lung cancer on chest Xrays and CAT scans. Left Image shows CAT scan of chest shows typical lung cancer (red … Continue reading

TSH Suppression Benefits and Adverse Effects

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TSH Suppression Benefits and Adverse Effects by Jeffrey Dach MD At a recent medical meeting I attended, “the danger of TSH suppression” was mentioned.  The listening audience of doctors was advised not to suppress TSH with thyroid medication.  We were … Continue reading

Curing Autism with Antibiotics

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Curing Autism with Antibiotics by Jeffrey Dach MD I was intrigued by a 2015 case report by John Rodakis of an autistic child whose symptoms dramatically improved while on a 10 day course of antibiotics.(4)  The dad brought the autistic … Continue reading

Dr Mehmet Oz Smear Campaign Back Fires

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Dr Mehmet Oz Smear Campaign Back-Fires In round one of the war between Monsanto and Dr OZ, a poisoned pen letter was mailed to Columbia University.  Here is a quote: “We are surprised and dismayed that Columbia University’s College of … Continue reading

Progesterone for PMS Part Two

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Progesterone for PMS, and irregular menstrual cycles. Part Two For part one, click here. For over a million years, now, estrogen and progesterone has been key players in the female menstrual cycle, ovulation and fertility.  Left Image: Iconic 1966 theatrical … Continue reading

HGH Human Growth Hormone Medical Research Studies

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Marketing of HGH Human Growth Hormone Medical Research Studies Marketing of HGH and Testosterone is considered “disease mongering” in a new article by Thomas Perls, gerontologist at Boston University.(1)  Of course, it is.  The pharmaceutical industry typically uses disease mongering … Continue reading

Angelina Jolie, BRCA Gene, Preventive Cancer Surgery

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Angelina Jolie BRCA Gene and Preventive Cancer Surgery by Jeffrey Dach MD Angelina Jolie’s story in a New York Times Op Ed revealed the celebrity underwent not only a bilateral prophylactic mastectomy about two years ago, but also more recently, … Continue reading

Fosamax Study Denies Link with Femur Fractures

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Fosamax Study Denies Link with Femur Fractures by Jeffrey Dach MD A recent NEJM article by Dennis Black MD denying a link between Fosamax and spontaneous mid-femur fractures has many doctors raising their eyebrows.  Firstly, there is the problem of conflict … Continue reading

SSRI Antidepressant Drug Induced Suicide in the Military

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SSRI Antidepressant Drug Induced Suicide in the Military Over the past few decades, there has been unprecedented increased suicide rate in the military.  Some experts see a causal link with increased use of SSRI antidepressants and other psycho-active drugs in … Continue reading