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

The Unreliable TSH Test Part One

The Unreliable TSH Lab Test

The Unreliable TSH Lab Test by Jeffrey Dach MD This article is part one of a series, click here for part two, and click here for part three. A Woman with Low Thyroid Condition Suzy is a 59 year old … 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

Great Women in Medicine Rachel Carson

Great Women in Medicine Rachel Carson

Great Women in Medicine Rachel Carson by Jeffrey Dach MD Although Rachel Carson was a marine biologist, I believe she deserves recognition as one of the “Great Women In Medicine” .  I will explain why.  Her landmark book, “Silent Spring”, … Continue reading

Great Women in Medicine Elizabeth Kenny

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Great Women in Medicine, Sister Elizabeth Kenny by Jeffrey Dach MD During the polio epidemic of the 1940’s, mainstream treatment of flaccid paralysis by orthopedic surgeons involved tendon transplant, after which the limb was immobilized and placed in a cast … 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

Attention Deficit Disorder Exposed as Drug Marketing Ploy

ADHD Adderal Cereal Drug MArketing Ploy

Attention Deficit Disorder Exposed as Drug Marketing Ploy A Patient on ADD ADHD Drugs and Anovulation:Case Study Nancy is recently married at the age of 24 and she would like to start a family. Nancy came to see me in … Continue reading

Saying Thank You for a Trillion Cells

Saying Thank You for a Trillion Cells by Jeffrey Dach MD I was sitting at my desk chatting with a patient as I usually do discussing the trillion cells in our body, and what they look like under the microscope. … 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

Remission from Crohns Disease with Low Dose Naltrexone LDN

A Case of Remission from Crohns Disease with Low Dose Naltrexone LDN by Jeffrey Dach MD Tom came into my office about 6 months ago.  He is a 32 year old male with a long history of inflammatory bowel disease.  … Continue reading

Antacids Associated With B12 Deficiency

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Antacids Associated With B12 Deficiency in New Study by Jeffrey Dach MD A new study from Kaiser Health published in JAMA showed that use of a PPI (proton pump inhibitor) antacid is strongly associated with B12 deficiency..(1) This has been … Continue reading

Testosterone and the Stock Market Mania

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Testosterone and Stock Market Mania by Jeffrey Dach MD Could the stock market boom and bust cycles be fueled by raging hormone levels? A stock trader turned neuroscientist studied this question.  He actually measured testosterone levels in Wall Street traders.  … Continue reading

Modern Medicine, Organized Crime and Peter Gotzsche

Modern Medicine, Another Form of Organized Crime by Jeffrey Dach MD See the video presentation below by Dr. Peter Gotzsche on how modern medicine has become an organized crime syndicate.. Dr. Peter C Gøtzsche is an internist MD in Copenhagen, … Continue reading

Heading Towards Extinction with GMO Food

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Heading Towards Extinction with GMO Food by Jeffrey Dach MD Gary Null has done a great service with his film on GMO Food which brings awareness to the health threats of Genetic Engineered Food, a topic for which the population … Continue reading

Anne Wojcicki Founder of 23andMe in Battle With FDA

Anne Wojcicki, Founder of 23andMe, in Battle With FDA by Jeffrey Dach MD Anne Wojcicki, founder of the online genetic testing service 23andMe. is now in a tooth and nail battle with the FDA. It was announced that the company … Continue reading

More Misinformation on Bioidentical Hormones

More Misinformation on Bioidentical Hormones by Jeffrey Dach MD CBS News says that  Bioidenticals are no safer than other hormone replacement therapy.  This is incorrect, they are actually safer. Recently, CBS News did an interview with Dr. Christina Matera entitled, … Continue reading

Environmental Pollution Found in Newborns

Environmental Pollution Found in Newborns

Is Your Baby Toxic from Environmental Pollution? by Jeffrey Dach MD There is alarming news from the University of California about toxic chemicals in virtually all pregnant women.  Tracey Woodruff found 163 different chemicals in pregnant women including banned Flame … Continue reading

Twenty Five Things About Natural Medicine

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Counting Twenty Five Things About Natural Medicine  by Jeffrey Dach MD 1)     We all need extra vitamin C because of a genetic mutation in the GLO gene in human ancestry 40 million years ago.  Animals have a working copy of the … Continue reading

Vitamin B6 Pyridoxine for Trigger Finger

Vitamin B6 Pyridoxine for Trigger Finger

Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine for Trigger Finger and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome by Jeffrey Dach, MD Jim is a 46 year old retired New York policeman who uses power tools to repair his house. His problem is chronic pain at the base … Continue reading

Selenium Toxicity Diagnosed by Dr. House

Selenium Toxicity Diagnosed by Dr. House

The Case for Selenium, Part Two by Jeffrey Dach MD Selenium Toxicity Diagnosed by Dr. Gregory House Selenium Toxicity from consumption of Brazil Nuts, selenosis, was “reported” on an episode of Dr. House, a medical TV show that often takes … Continue reading