Calcium Score Determines Who to Treat With Statin Drug

Decision to Start Statin Based on Calcium Score by Jeffrey Dach MD Have you ever wondered why statin drugs seem to be effective for secondary prevention, (people with known heart disease), and not effective for primary prevention (people  without heart … Continue reading

LDL-Cholesterol Does Not Cause Coronary Artery Disease

LDL-Cholesterol Does Not Cause Coronary Artery Disease by Jeffrey Dach MD My new book on prevention of cardiovascular disease entitled “Heart Book” came out on Amazon in August 2018.  About the same time, an article by Dr Uffe Ravnskov appeared … Continue reading

Message from your Heart-Answers for Cardiovascular Disease ICIM March 2019

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Message from your Heart, Answers for Cardiovascular Disease ICIM March 2019 I am excited and look forward to speaking at the upcoming meeting “A Message from your Heart; Answers for Cardiovascular Disease“ with Eric Born, MD Program Chairman and Wendy … Continue reading

Fibrinolytic and Proteolytic Enzymes Medical Use

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Fibrinolytic and Proteolytic Enzymes, Medical Use by Jeffrey Dach MD Sam is a 24 year old with a swollen painful ankle after an injury playing basketball.  Xrays are negative for fracture, but Sam cannot walk and stays at home applying … Continue reading

Evolocumab Are You Joking Me?

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Evolocumab, Are You Joking Me? by Jeffrey Dach MD Ralph is a 48 year old divorce lawyer who arrives in my office with a history of familial hypercholesterolemia.  Every lab panel since he was a kid showed a cholesterol of … Continue reading

Statin Drugs and Botanicals Anti-Inflammatory Effects

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Statin Drugs Anti-Inflammatory Effects Reduce Mortality after Cardiac Surgery. Would Botanicals Be Better? For those of us with heart disease requiring cardiac bypass surgery (CABG), The New York Times advises we all take statins drugs, since studies show 50% reduction … Continue reading