Statin Drugs and Botanicals Anti-Inflammatory Effects

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Statin Drugs Anti-Inflammatory Effects Reduce Mortality after Cardiac Surgery. Would Botanicals Be Better? For those of us with heart disease requiring cardiac bypass surgery (CABG), The New York Times advises we all take statins drugs, since studies show 50% reduction … Continue reading

Adverse Effects of Flouroquinolone Antibiotics

Adverse Effects of Flouroquinolone Antibiotics

Adverse Effects of Flouroquinolone Antibiotics by Jeffrey Dach MD Beatrice Golomb raised a warning flag for commonly used antibiotics such as Ciprofloxin and Levoquin, also known as Flouroquinolones, citing adverse effects which include Achilles Tendon rupture (left image)  Her recent … Continue reading

Low Level Endotoxemia, Depression, Endocrinopathy and Coronary Artery Disease by Jeffrey Dach MD

Low Level Endotoxemia, Depression, Endocrinopathy and Coronary Artery Disease   by Jeffrey Dach MD Tom, a 52 year old male arrived in my office with chief complaint of depression, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia and low libido. Tom is a successful business … Continue reading

Coronary Calcium Score Benefits of Aged Garlic

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