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

Testosterone Prevents Heart Attacks in Older Men

New Study Shows Testosterone Therapy Not a Risk For Heart Attacks, and Actually Prevents Heart Attacks in High Risk Older Men. A new study published in Annal of Pharmacotherapy by Dr Baillargeon shows that “Older men who were treated with … 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

Spraying DDT to Eradicate Polio

Spraying DDT to Eradicate Polio During the polio epidemic of 1946, there was mass hysteria, and the media spread the misguided notion that spraying DDT prevented polio. DDT Kills Mosquitoes, But Not Polio DDT May Actually Cause Polio-Like Syndrome DDT … Continue reading

The Power of the Placebo

The Power of the Placebo

The Placebo Effect   Forty three years ago, I was in medical school at the University of Illinois in Chicago.  The Chief of Medicine offered some useful advice about dispensing medication.  He suggested we provide the patient with a few … Continue reading

Medical Cannabis States Have Less Mortality From Opiates

A National Epidemic of Opiate Abuse Chronic prescription opiate pain pill abuse has been recognized by the CDC as a national epidemic.(5) Deaths from opiate pain pills have quadrupled since the early 1990’s, when doctor’s prescribing practices fundamentally changed.  Why … Continue reading

Vitamin K Is There Anything It Cant Do ?

Vitamin K, Is There Anything It Can’t Do ? Back in the old days (1972-1976) we made rounds every morning on the medical ward at the University of Illinois Hospital.  A 5 mg vitamin K injection was commonly ordered for … Continue reading

Jeffrey Dach Transition to Natural Medicine Practice

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Thanks to Dr. Craig Gustafson and Editor in Chief  Andrew W. Campbell, MD of Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine for publishing this interview with me, in the September 5 Edition, “Jeffrey Dach, MD: The Transition to a Natural Medicine … Continue reading

How Does Cannabis Kill Cancer Cells Part Two

How Does Cannabis Kill Cancer Cells ? Part Two by Jeffrey Dach MD As described in part one, the cancer cell is a mutated, primitive cell that has lost the cell signalling mechanism for Programmed Cell Death.  Perhaps PCD (programmed … Continue reading

How Does Cannabis Kill Cancer Cells ?

How Does Cannabis Kill Cancer Cells ?

How Does Cannabis Kill Cancer Cells ? by Jeffrey Dach MD An Exciting Time for Medicinal Cannabis This article is part one. For part two click here. It is an exciting time for medicinal cannabis, now legal in twenty three … Continue reading

New Study Shows Women Prefer Bioidentical Hormones

A new study  from the  Department of Bioethics at Case Western Reserve examined women’s attitudes about bioidentical hormones for menopausal symptoms.(1) Above left image: Case Western Reserve Campus Courtesy of WIkimedia. How Was the Study Done ? The study was … Continue reading

Preventing Heart Attacks with Ouabain

Preventing Heart Attacks with Ouabain

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

Low Testosterone from Pain Pills by Jeffrey Dach MD

Hormone Disruption From Pain Pills

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

Testosterone for Dry Eye Syndrome

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