The Art of the Curb Side Cholesterol Consult by Jeffrey Dach MD

The Art of the Curb Side Consult by Jeffrey Dach MD In our neighborhood, we take the garbage cans out to the curb twice a week for the garbage pickup.  Although we grumble about the extra work, it’s a good … Continue reading

B12 Deficiency and Neuro Psychiatric Disorders by Jeffrey Dach MD

B12 Deficiency and Neuro-Psychiatric Disorders by Jeffrey Dach MD

B12 Deficiency and Neuro-Psychiatric Disorders by Jeffrey Dach MD A case was presented at the Medical University of South Carolina.  The patient was a 23 year old female with paranoid psychosis treated unsuccessfully with anti-psychotic medications and shock therapy.  The … Continue reading

Cannabis Oil Brain Tumor Remission by Jeffrey Dach MD

Cannabis Oil Brain Tumor Remission by Jeffrey Dach MD Dr. William Courtney was interviewed by the Huffington Post and talked about an 8 month old baby suffering from a malignant brain tumor (see MRI images at left).(2) The parents declined … Continue reading

Alysa Erwin Cannabis Oil Remission from Malignant Astrocytoma

Alysa Erwin Cannabis Oil Remission from Malignant Astrocytoma by Jeffrey Dach MD This is part two of a series, for part One, Click Here. for part three click here. Here is the story of a young Michigan teenager,  Alysa Erwin, … Continue reading

PCOS Part One by Jeffrey Dach MD

PCOS Part One by Jeffrey Dach MD

PCOS Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Anovulatory Androgen Excess,  Part One by Jeffrey Dach MD This article is Part One of a series, For Part Two, Click Here. Alice is a 17 tyar old high school student and has Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, … Continue reading

Natural Thyroid is Better Part Two by Jeffrey Dach MD

Selenium and Thyroid

Natural Thyroid is Better Part Two by Jeffrey Dach MD This article is part two of a series.  For Part One, Click Here.  For Part Three Click here. Will Thyroid Medication Give Me Osteoporosis ? New concerns were raised by … Continue reading

Marijuana Cannabis Research Suppressed

Marijuana Cannabis Research Suppressed

Medicinal Marijuana Cannabis Research Suppressed by Jeffrey Dach MD Although cannabis was a medicinal plant for thousands of years, its medical use was suppressed and banned throughout most of the 20th century. Banned in England, Canada and the US in … 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

breast cancer needle localization specimen

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

Medical Conspiracies That Came True by Jeffrey Dach MD

Medical Conspiracies That Came True by Jeffrey Dach MD

Medical Conspiracies That Came True by Jeffrey Dach MD Left Image courtesy of Roger Spark Bench.com if you happen to be a professor at the University of Chicago sitting around wondering what to do next to generate interest in your … 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

Heartburn Reflux GERD and PPI Gastric Acid Blocker Drugs

Heartburn, GE Reflux (GERD), and Acid Blocker Drugs by Jeffrey Dach MD Left Image: Heartburn, Fire Breathing Man courtesy of Wikimedia commons. This article is part one of a series, for part two, click here. A July 2009 study of … 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

Low Dose Naltrexone Part Four

Low Dose Naltrexone – LDN Part Four by Jeffrey Dach MD Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy RSD – and Fibromyalgia Left Image: Bone Scan showing increased uptake left hand, positive for reflex sympathetic dystrophy, courtesy of medscape.com. My previous articles on LDN … Continue reading

Testosterone Erythrocytosis Thrombophilia and Heart Attack

Testosterone Erythrocytosis Thrombophilia and Heart Attack by Jeffrey Dach MD Link to this article. My previous article part one  and part two discussed recent studies showing increased heart attack rates in men starting testosterone.  Recently there have  been two more … Continue reading

Myo-Inositol for PCOS and Hashimotos

Myo-Inositol for PCOS and Hashimotos by Jeffrey Dach MD Link to this article My previous article covered the beneficial effect of selenium in Hashimoto’s patients, with a decline in antibody levels seen in four controlled studies in the endocrinology literature.  … 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

Hashimotos Thyroiditis, Manic Depression, Psychosis and Psychiatric Manifestations

Hashimotos Thyroiditis, Manic Depression, Psychosis and Psychiatric Manifestations

Hashimotos Thyroiditis, Manic Depression, Psychosis and Psychiatric Manifestations by Jeffrey Dach MD Pathophysiology of Hashimoto’s Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease in which the thyroid gland is infiltrated by lymphocytes which attack and destroy the functioning thyroid cells called thyrocytes.  … 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 Above Image:Electron microscopy image of thyroid tissue from a patient with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, showing electron dense deposits of Antibodies (IgG and TG) along the basement membrane of follicular cells. Courtesy … Continue reading