Metformin Repurposed Anti-Cancer Drug

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Metformin Repurposed Anti-Cancer Drug Metformin, FDA approved in 1994,  is known as “the Good Anti-Diabetic Drug” , taken by 150 million people worldwide for control of blood sugar in Type Two Diabetes.(57)  Remarkably, metformin is also an anti-cancer drug.  In … Continue reading

Preventing Coronary Artery Disease with Bioidentical Hormones

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Preventing Coronary Artery Disease with Bioidentical Hormones by Jeffrey Dach MD The “Flip Flop” on Estrogen and Heart Disease Medical science has done a “Flip-Flop” on estrogen and coronary heart disease.  Prior to 2003,  Forty observational studies showed that post-menopausal … Continue reading

Why Bioidentical Hormones Are Safer Than Synthetic

Why Bioidentical Hormones Are Safer Than Synthetic

Why Bioidentical Hormones Are Safer Than Synthetic by Jeffrey Dach MD Bio-identical hormones exist naturally in the human body, so it is axiomatic that these are safe. However, we are interested in a slightly different question. What is the safety … Continue reading

Misuse of Birth Control Pills Abuse of Women Part Two

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Misuse of Birth Control Pills, Abuse of Women Part Two Sally is a 21 year old college student who comes into the office with her mother complaining of multiple complicated health problems over five years  including headache, weight gain, postural … Continue reading

More Lies about Bioidentical Hormones

Bioidentical Hormones

More Lies about Bioidentical Hormones by Jeffrey Dach MD Bioidentical Hormones are under attack again from Medscape, an online medical information site funded by the major drug companies. In spite of all the “Guidelines” created by medical organizations advising women … Continue reading

Progesterone for PMS Part Two

Progesterone for PMS, and irregular menstrual cycles. Part Two For part one, click here. For over a million years, now, estrogen and progesterone has been key players in the female menstrual cycle, ovulation and fertility.  Left Image: Iconic 1966 theatrical … Continue reading

Synthetic Hormones Lose in Court

Synthetic Hormones Lose in Court Pfizer-Wyeth Loses Big Case Prempro Causes Breast Cancer 112 Million in Punitive Damages by Jeffrey Dach MD A 112 million dollar punitive award is a very loud statement.  It states that the jury was outraged … Continue reading

Safety of Bioidentical Hormones

Why Bioidentical Hormones Are Safer Than Synthetic

Safety of Bioidentical Hormones Are Women’s Bio-identical hormones Safe? by Jeffrey Dach MD Bio-identical hormones exist naturally in the human body, so it is axiomatic that these are safe. However, we are interested in a slightly different question. What is … Continue reading

Hormone Therapy Increases Breast Cancer Says JAMA Study

Hormone Therapy Increases Breast Cancer Says JAMA Study by Jeffrey Dach MD Synthetic Progestin Found to Cause Breast Cancer A new study published in the October 2010 issue of Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reviewed 11 years of … Continue reading

PCOS, BPA and Endocrine Disruptors Part Three

PCOS, BPA and Endocrine Disruptors Part Three

PCOS, BPA and Endocrine Disruptors Part Three by Jeffrey Dach MD This is part three of a series. For Part One Click Here. For Part Two, Click Here. At the May 16 A4M Meeting in Orlando, Felice Gersh MD gave … Continue reading

Endometriosis Natural Treatments by Jeffrey Dach MD

Endometriosis Natural Treatments by Jeffrey Dach MD

Endometriosis Natural Treatments by Jeffrey Dach MD   Endometriosis is a chronic and incurable gynecological condition causing pelvic pain,  menstrual irregularities, infertility and misery  affecting 6-10% of women in the United States.(1)(7) The worldwide incidence of endometriosis is estimated to … 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

Synthetic Hormones Cause Breast Cancer

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Synthetic Hormones Cause Breast Cancer   by Jeffrey Dach MD Thanks to Phyllis J. Bronson, Ph.D. who alerted me via email about a report that synthetic chemically altered hormones cause breast cancer published March 29, 2013 in the Journal of … Continue reading

Safety and Adverse effects of Natural Progesterone

Safety and Adverse effects of Natural Progesterone

Safety and Adverse effects of Natural Progesterone I received this email from a patient: Hello Dr Dach, I mentioned to my mom this evening that I would start to take progesterone pills next month for a portion of my cycle. … Continue reading

PCOS the Hidden Epidemic Part Two by Jeffrey Dach MD

PCOS The Hidden Epidemic Part Two  by Jeffrey Dach MD.  Cindy, a 34 year old flight attendant had been taking birth control pills for 17 years because of PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome).. Cindy came for an office visit because she wanted a … Continue reading

Russell Marker and the Origins of Bioidentical Hormones

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Russell Marker and the Origins of Bioidentical Hormones   by Jeffrey Dach MD Click Here for my previous article, The Safety Of Bioidentical Hormones. Where do Bioidentical Hormones Come From? A couple of times a week, I get the question, … Continue reading