Aug 01

Preventing Heart Attacks with Ouabain

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Preventing Heart Attacks with Ouabain Reversing Heart Disease Part Five by Jeffrey Dach MD Our previous articles in this series, Parts one, two, three and four have made the case for the “clogged artery” filled with atherosclerotic plaque as the … Continue reading

Jul 23

Low Testosterone from Pain Pills by Jeffrey Dach MD

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Low Testosterone From Pain Pills by Jeffrey Dach MD Joe has chronic fatigue, weakness, and erectile dysfunction. He was doing well until 10 years ago when he started pain pills after a car accident which left him with chronic back pain.  Left image: … Continue reading

Jul 16

Testosterone for Dry Eye Syndrome

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Testosterone for Dry Eye Syndrome by Jeffrey Dach MD Mrs. B was 58 years old with typical menopausal symptoms of night sweats and hot flashes, and came to see me because of dry itchy, red eyes.  The lids sometimes swell because … Continue reading

Jul 03

Safety of Bioidentical Hormones

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Safety of Bioidentical Hormones Are Women’s Bio-identical hormones Safe? by Jeffrey Dach MD Bio-identical hormones exist naturally in the human body, so it is axiomatic that these are safe. However, we are interested in a slightly different question. What is … Continue reading

Jun 25

Lexapro for Hot Flashes, Medical Victimization or Joke?

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Lexapro for Hot Flashes – Medical Victimization or a Joke? by Jeffrey Dach MD A JAMA study by Ellen W Freeman shows that Lexapro is “marginally” more effective than placebo for Hot Flashes.  This is laughable, and surely you must be joking?  The authors … Continue reading

Jun 25

Lipitor and The Dracula of Modern Technology

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Lipitor and The Dracula of Modern Technology by Jeffrey Dach MD Perhaps you have seen the Direct-to-Consumer TV and print advertisements with Robert Jarvik, the inventor of the Jarvik Heart, speaking on behalf of the Pfizer’s anti-cholesterol drug, Lipitor.  With … Continue reading

Jun 23

Hormone Therapy Increases Breast Cancer Says JAMA Study

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Hormone Therapy Increases Breast Cancer Says JAMA Study by Jeffrey Dach MD Synthetic Progestin Found to Cause Breast Cancer A new study published in the October 2010 issue of Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reviewed 11 years of … Continue reading

Jun 21

Glucosamine and Chondroitin for Arthritis Pain

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Glucosamine and Chondroitin for Arthritis Pain by Jeffrey Dach M.D. The NIH GAIT Study (1)(2) As usual, the New York Times and the rest of the media got the story wrong.(4)    Rather than being ineffective, as the media concluded about … Continue reading

Jun 21

Remembering Interventional Radiology Days

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Remembering Interventional Radiology Days by Jeffrey Dach MD Above Image shows me in 2001, wearing a sterile surgical gown performing a percutaneous nephrostomy in the Interventional Radiology Suite. Note the plexiglass radiation shield suspended above the patient on the right, … Continue reading

Jun 15

Herpes Simplex Natural Treatments

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Herpes Simplex Natural Treatments by Jeffrey Dach MD Herpes is a common problem I see in the office. Many of these patients are on long term acyclovir, the standard anti-viral medication which is quite effective at suppressing recurrence. However, this … Continue reading

Jun 11

Cannabis Oil for Acute Leukemia

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Cannabis Oil for Acute Leukemia, Case Report by Jeffrey Dach MD The following case report appeared in the November 2013 Journal of Case Reports in Oncology.(1)  Left Image : Blast cells on blood smear in acute leukemia courtesy of Wikimedia … Continue reading

May 23

Medical Cannabis for Epilepsy Part Two

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Medical Cannabis for Epilepsy Part Two by Jeffrey Dach MD A remarkable development has the news media buzzing, a neurology journal, Epilepsia, has just published the Case for Medical Marijuana in Epilepsy, May 22, 2014.(1-4) Header Image: Matt Figi, Charlotte, … Continue reading

May 19

PCOS, BPA and Endocrine Disruptors Part Three

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PCOS, BPA and Endocrine Disruptors Part Three by Jeffrey Dach MD This is part three of a series. For Part One Click Here. For Part Two, Click Here. At the May 16 A4M Meeting in Orlando, Felice Gersh MD gave … Continue reading

May 15

Marijuana Refugees and Medicinal Cannabis for Seizures

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Marijuana Refugees and Medicinal Cannabis for Seizures by Jeffrey Dach MD link to article Sanjay Gupta, being a neurosurgeon, is acutely aware of the medicinal properties of cannabis for neurological disorders and brain tumors.  His television documentaries, Weed and Weed … Continue reading