Coronary Artery Calcification and Lipoprotein (a)

Coronary Artery Calcification and Lipoprotein (a) by Jeffrey Dach MD Sam is a 56 year old music conductor at the local symphony. Lately Sam has been having chest pain unrelieved by antacid drugs. His cardiologist did an evaluation showing that … Continue reading

Pycnogenol and Gotu Kola for Calcium Score

Gotu Kola (Centella Asiatica) and Pycnogenol for Calcium Score Thanks and credit goes to Joel Kahn MD and Kirk Hamilton for alerting me to the combination of two plant extracts, French maritime pine bark (Pycnogenol) and Centella asiatica¬† (Goto Cola) … Continue reading

Does Cholesterol Cause Coronary Artery Disease ?

Does Cholesterol Cause Coronary Artery Disease

Does Cholesterol Cause Coronary Artery Disease ? Part Two, for part one click here. A Reappraisal of the Lipid Hypothesis In the Sept 2018 Amer J Med, Dr Robert Dubroff points out an inconvenient truth.¬† Since clinical trial regulations were … Continue reading

Plant Based Diet Health Benefits for Coronary Artery Disease

Plant Based Diet, Health Benefits for Coronary Artery Disease by Jeffrey Dach MD At first, I was resistant to the Plant Based diet and would listen to my medical colleagues moan and groan every time this came up at a … Continue reading

Atherosclerotic Plaque Infection Electron Microscopy

Atherosclerotic Plaque as Infected Biofilm on Electron Microscopy by Jeffrey Dach MD Highlights of the Matters from the Heart ICIM March 2019 Philadelphia Meeting. At the recent Integrative Medicine Meeting, Dr Thomas Levy gave a great talk on dental issues … Continue reading

Diabetes, Arterial Calcification and Statin Drugs

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Diabetes, Arterial Calcification and Statin Drugs George is a 54 year old diabetic on statin drug for coronary artery disease. Five years ago, George had an episode of chest pain, which prompted a cardiac cath, during which a stent was … Continue reading