Iodine at the Health Food Store by Jeffrey Dach MD

Iodine at the Health Food Store by Jeffrey Dach MD Japanese Reactor Accident and Radiation Leak In the aftermath of the Japanese Earthquake and Reactor Accident, reports of radiation leakage has spurred interest and demand for Iodine tablets as a preventive agent.   Iodine tablets … Continue reading

Hashimotos Thyroiditis, Manic Depression, Psychosis and Psychiatric Manifestations

Hashimotos Thyroiditis, Manic Depression, Psychosis and Psychiatric Manifestations

Hashimotos Thyroiditis, Manic Depression, Psychosis and Psychiatric Manifestations by Jeffrey Dach MD Pathophysiology of Hashimoto’s Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease in which the thyroid gland is infiltrated by lymphocytes which attack and destroy the functioning thyroid cells called thyrocytes.  … Continue reading

Iodine and Hashimoto’s Autoimmune Thyroid Disease

Iodine and Hashimoto's Autoimmune Thyroid Disease

Iodine and Hashimoto’s Autoimmune Thyroid Disease by Jeffrey Dach MD Above Image:Electron microscopy image of thyroid tissue from a patient with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, showing electron dense deposits of Antibodies (IgG and TG) along the basement membrane of follicular cells. Courtesy … Continue reading