In the Beginning You Were a Single Celled Organism

In the Beginning You Were a Single Celled Organism If you ever wondered how you got here, the photo at the left will give you an idea.  You started out as a single cell which quickly divided into 2, 4 … Continue reading

Cancer as a Metabolic Disease by Jeffrey Dach MD

Lung cancer cell division, SEM

Cancer as a Metabolic Disease by Jeffrey Dach MD Losing the War On Cancer We have lost the war against cancer.  This becomes obvious by taking a quick look at the chart below.  Cancer Death Rates have declined slightly since … Continue reading

BioFilms in Chronic Rhino Sinusitis

Nasal Sinus Irrigation Jeffrey Dach MD

BioFilms in Chronic Rhino Sinusitis You might be wondering why antibiotics and antifungal drugs are ineffective for chronic sinus infections.  It’s because of the Bio-Film formation.  Biofilms are colonies of microbes that form a mass which is resistant to drug … Continue reading

Making Your Health Insurance Company Pay Up

Making Your Health Insurance Company Pay Up   Quite commonly patients report their health insurance claim has been denied by the insurance company. If you think about it, the health insurance company makes money by denying health care to sick … 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

Anthropologist Discovers Religious Behavior in Primates

Gorilla Thinking

Anthropologist Discovers Religious Behavior in Primates Have anthropologists really discovered that primates have religious behaviors? Or, is this just another example of academic monkey business? According to anthropologist Barbara King, gorillas and other primates demonstrate early religious behavior.(7,8) 1) They … 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

Rosacea and Low Stomach Acid by Jeffrey Dach MD

Rosacea and Low Stomach Acid by Jeffrey Dach MD

Rosacea and Low Stomach Acid by Jeffrey Dach MD Jim has “Rosacea” of the face for many years, and has accumulated a lengthy list of dermatologists and treatments over the years including various topical creams, gels, and tetracycline antibiotics.  Nothing … Continue reading

Oil of Oregano for Traveler’s Diarrhea

Oil of Oregano for Traveler’s Diarrhea by Jeffrey Dach MD Patti is a 54 year old insurance executive doing well for many years on her bioidentical hormone replacement program. However, this year she picked up a “GI bug” after an … Continue reading

Pediatric Cancer and Cannabis Oil Five Case Reports

Pediatric Cancer and Cannabis Oil Five Case Reports

Pediatric Cancer and Cannabis Oil   Five Case Reports A three day conference entitled, Marijuana for Medical Professionals 2014, was held in Denver last month.    Perhaps the most impressive presentation was five pediatric cancer case reports by Mara Gordon, the owner … Continue reading

Clomid for Men With Low Testosterone Part Four

Clomid for Men With Low Testosterone Part Four This article is part four of a series.  Part One, Part two, Part Three Infertility is a major adverse effect of testosterone therapy in young males.  For this reason, testosterone therapy is … Continue reading

Ai Wei Wei Chinese Artist Defiance of Authority

Ai Wei Wei Chinese Artist Defiance of Authority

Free Ai Wei Wei I recommend to you a 2012 documentary film called Wei Wei Never Sorry, the story of a dissident Chinese artist whose provocations finally resulted in a series of police beatings and arrests.  One police beating resulted … Continue reading

New Thyroid Book Stop the Thyroid Madness Two

New Thyroid Book – Stop the Thyroid Madness Two, edited by Janie Bowthorpe was just released. This is a book written by selected thyroid physicians invited by Janie Bowthorpe to write contributing chapters. Jeffrey Dach MD Contributed Two Chapters in … 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