The Failure of Global Polio Eradication

The Failure of Global Polio Eradication

The Failure of Global Polio Eradication My wife loaned me an old copy of Jane Goodall’s 1971 book,” In the Shadow of Man, about wild chimpanzees of the Gombe National Park.  It was fascinating reading.  However,  I was saddened by … Continue reading

Could Leaky Gut Cause Post Partum Depression ?

Could Leaky Gut Cause Post Partum Depression ? by Jeffrey Dach MD Cathy is a young mother still breast feeding a healthy newborn.  Cathy takes natural thyroid pills, selenium and Vitamin D for her Hashimotos’ auto-immune thyroid disease, which is … 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

Hillary Clinton Takes Natural Desiccated Thyroid

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Hillary Clinton Takes Natural Desiccated Thyroid A letter was released by Hillary Clinton’s doctor, Lisa Bardack, MD, disclosing among other things, Hillary is taking natural desiccated thyroid pills for hypothyroidism, and she has a Calcium Score of zero.  She also … Continue reading

Attend the Innovision Gut Brain Meeting in Ft Lauderdale

Click Here for PowerPoint Slides for Jeffrey Dach MD’s Presentation. Click Here for Speaker Schedule and More Information ————————————————————————————————- Understanding the Gut Brain Relationship,  a two day seminar lead by leading researchers and practitioners on how this critical relationship affects … Continue reading

Reversible Myopathy from Lead Toxicity

Reversible Myopathy from Lead Toxicity Jim is a factory glass worker who come into the office because of muscle weakness in his legs which started about five years ago.  He previously was a marathon runner, and now has difficulty walking.  … Continue reading

Tamoxifen for Low Testosterone in Males

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

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

Shaken Baby Syndrome Imprisonment by Misdiagnosis

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

Lung Cancer Screening for Smokers Major Breakthrough

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

Thyroid TSH Suppression DIffuse Goiter Jeffrey Dach MD

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

Dr Mehmet Oz Smear Campaign Back Fires

Dr Mehmet Oz Smear Campaign Back-Fire 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

New Attack on BioIdentical Hormones by Drug Industry

BioIdentical Hormones Attacked Again Article in Huffington Post by SWHR. Just when things have calmed down, the Drug Industry opens a new salvo in its war against bioidentical hormones, perceived as unfairly stealing market share from their flagship hormone pill, … Continue reading

Angelina Jolie, BRCA Gene, Preventive Cancer Surgery

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

Fosamax Study Denies Link with Femur Fractures

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

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

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

Breakthrough Treatment for Skin Cancer Curaderm BEC5

Breakthrough Treatment for Skin Cancer, Curaderm BEC5 by Jeffrey Dach MD A New Discovery Cures Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer A good friend of mine is an avid outdoor jogger, and he runs a few miles every day in the bright Florida … Continue reading

Which is Greater Threat, Measles or Measles Vaccine?

Which is Greater Threat, Measles or Measles Vaccine? by Jeffrey Dach MD A recent measles outbreak at Disneyland of at least 70 cases (Jan 2015) has created quite a stir in the media.  Five of the cases were fully vaccinated, indicating … Continue reading