Iodine Crisis by Lynne Farrow Book Review

Iodine Crisis Lynne Farrow Book Cover

The Iodine Crisis: What You Don’t Know About Iodine Can Wreck Your Life by Lynne Farrow Book Review by Jeffrey Dach MD If you are a woman diagnosed with fibrocystic breast disease or breast cancer, you need to read this … Continue reading

Low Thyroid, Hashimotos and Pregnancy

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Low Thyroid, Hashimotos and Pregnancy by Jeffrey Dach MD Today is a happy day for Susan.  She just delivered a healthy baby girl, and sent me a cute baby photo with a thank you note.  Six months before, Susan was … Continue reading

Hyperthyroidism from Autonomous Thyroid Nodule

Autonomous thyroid nodule Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism from Autonomous Thyroid Nodule Iodine Induced Hyperthyroidism by Jeffrey Dach MD Brenda, a young woman from “the islands”  came in for a routine lab evaluation.  Her spot urine test for iodine  came back, “zero”, indicating iodine deficiency.   Brenda was … Continue reading

COPD Natural Treatments

COPD Natural Treatments

COPD Natural Treatments by Jeffrey Dach MD Sally was a 65 year old retired secretary, and heavy smoker.  She smoked a pack a day for the past 50 years.   She has been short of breath lately and coughing up copious … Continue reading

Making Smarter Children With Maternal Iodine Supplements

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Making Smarter Children With Maternal Iodine Supplements A Young Mom WIth Hashimotos Thyroiditis Christina is a 32 year old mom with Hashimotos Thyroiditis. Unfortunately, the autoimmune thyroid disease has damaged her thyroid gland and slowed thyroid function. Her lab panel revealed … Continue reading

Following Thyroid Nodules with Ultrasound

Following Thyroid Nodules with Ultrasound by Jeffrey Dach MD Don’t Fall for the thyroid nodule trap. Yesterday, a mother and her 18 year old daughter came into the office for the daughter’s low thyroid condition.  She had just come from … Continue reading

Graves Remission with Iodine Case Report by Jeffrey Dach MD

Graves’ Hyperthyroidism Remission with Iodine Case Report by Jeffrey Dach MD Carol is a 56 year old real estate agent who noticed a feeling of nervousness, warmth and rapid heart rate which worsened over a few days.  Carol called a … Continue reading

Iodine Prevents Breast Cancer Part Two Jeffrey Dach MD

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Iodine Prevents Breast Cancer Part Two Jeffrey Dach MD Iodine May be Useful as Adjunct Treatment of Breast Cancer, the Overwhelming Evidence This article is Part Two of a series. For Part One Click Here. Spontaneous Regression of Breast Cancer … Continue reading

Iodine and Unrefined Sea Salt Part Two by Jeffrey Dach MD

Bromism, Iodine and Unrefined Sea Salt Part Two by Jeffrey Dach MD One of the first things that happens when we start our Iodine tablets (we use Iodoral) is the release of bromine from the body.  Bromine is a big … Continue reading

Iodine and Bromine Detox With Unrefined Salt by Jeffrey Dach MD

Iodine and Bromine Detox With Unrefined Salt by Jeffrey Dach MD This article is part one of a series. For part two, click here. David Brownstein MD advocates the use of unrefined sea salt for Bromine detoxification prior to and … Continue reading

Iodine at the Health Food Store by Jeffrey Dach MD

Iodine at the Health Food Store by Jeffrey Dach MD Japanese Reactor Accident and Radiation Leak In the aftermath of the Japanese Earthquake and Reactor Accident, reports of radiation leakage has spurred interest and demand for Iodine tablets as a preventive agent.   Iodine tablets … Continue reading

Production of Thyroid Hormone

Production of Thyroid Hormone Part One by Jeffrey Dach MD Above image:  At left is schematic of the thyroid follicle with inset box showing magnified view of thyroid hormone synthesis (next image). Image at right is typical microscopic view of … Continue reading

David Brownstein MD on Thyroid Health and Iodine

David Brownstein MD on Thyroid Health and Iodine

David Brownstein MD on Thyroid Health and Iodine by Jeffrey Dach MD According to Dr David Brownstein, “Iodine deficiency is occurring at epidemic rates.  The U.S. Government’s statistics from NHANES show that almost 60% of pregnancy-aged women are suffering from … Continue reading

Iodine and Hashimoto’s Autoimmune Thyroid Disease

Iodine and Hashimoto's Autoimmune Thyroid Disease

Iodine and Hashimoto’s Autoimmune Thyroid Disease by Jeffrey Dach MD This article is part three. For Part Two, Click Here. For Part One Click Here Above Image:Electron microscopy image of thyroid tissue from a patient with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, showing electron … Continue reading

TSH Basics

TSH Basics

TSH Basics by Jeffrey Dach MD The TSH Test is perhaps the most important single test mainstream endocrinology relies on for evaluating thyroid function.  Surprisingly, TSH, which stands for Thyroid Stimulating Hormone, is not made by the thyroid gland and … Continue reading

Risk Factors For Breast Cancer Wrong Again

Risk Factors For Breast Cancer Wrong Again

Risk Factors For Breast Cancer, Wrong Again Ignoring the Environmental Cause by Jeffrey Dach MD An article appeared in the San Fransisco Chronical entitled, “Risk Factors of Breast Cancer – How to Reduce Them” by Dr. Nima Grissom breast surgeon. … Continue reading

Selenium and Thyroid More Good News

Selenium and Thyroid

Selenium and the Thyroid, More Good News from Mainstream Medicine by Jeffrey Dach MD A Feb 2013 article in Clinical Endocrinology declares “More Good News!!” on Selenium and the Thyroid.(1)  They go on to state, “In patients with Hashimoto’s disease … Continue reading

My Vitamins Are Killing Me Part Two

My Vitamins Are Killing Me Part Two

My Vitamins Are Killing Me Part Two by Jeffrey Dach MD For Part One Click Here. Every year or so, we are can expect an orchestrated media blitz funded by the drug industry to convince us that vitamin supplements are … Continue reading

Think Purple for Breast Cancer

Think Purple for Breast Cancer Month by Jeffrey Dach MD

Think Purple for Breast Cancer Month Perhaps you noticed the crowds of people wearing pink tee shirts and pink ribbons raising awareness for breast cancer.  Pink is nice and everything, but I think it is the wrong color. I suggest  … Continue reading

The Iodine Crisis by Lynne Farrow Book Review by Jeffrey Dach MD

The Iodine Crisis by Lynne Farrow.… A Book Review by Jeffrey Dach MD If you are a woman diagnosed with fibrocystic breast disease or breast cancer, you need to read this book.    If you are a woman who undergoes repeated … Continue reading