Donating Blood Prevents Heart Disease

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Donating Blood at the Blood Bank  by Jeffrey Dach MD Don’t Over Do It George Washington’s death in 1799 was attributed to a discredited  practice called “blood letting”, accepted in the 1700’s as treatment for virtually any ailment.  One day. … Continue reading

Hepatitis C, Autoimmunity and Gluten by Jeffrey Dach MD

Hepatitis C, Autoimmunity and Gluten by Jeffrey Dach MD Unethical Advertising for a Disease Advertisement to draw attention to a disease should raise a red warning flag.  A basic rule is that real diseases  don’t need any advertising,  Only phony … Continue reading

Selenium the Essential Mineral

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Selenium, the Essential Mineral by Jeffrey Dach MD Three Part Series on Selenium Part One-Selenium Metamorphosis Part Two-The Case for Selenium Part Three-Selenium Deficiency Selenium is an essential trace mineral critical for antioxidant defense, fertility, thyroid hormone metabolism, immune response, … Continue reading

Nanotechnology Meets Glutathione

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Nanotechnology Meets Glutathione by Jeffrey Dach MD A few years back, my son Benjamin was studying for his pHD in chemistry at Columbia, and we had many conversations about a new molecule called the “Bucky Ball” (also called fullerenes).  These … Continue reading

Low Salt Diet Part Two

Low Salt Diet Part Two by Jeffrey Dach MD This article is part two of a series, for part one, click here. In Part One, we discussed the medical studies showing increased mortality from  salt restriction.  You may have been … Continue reading

Synthetic Hormones Found to Cause Breast Cancer, Again

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Synthetic Hormones Found to Cause Breast Cancer, Again by Jeffrey Dach MD A friend and colleague, Phyllis J. Bronson, Ph.D. (3) sent me an email about a new report that women’s hormones cause breast cancer.  This was published March 29 … Continue reading

Adverse Effects of BCPs Birth Control Pills

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Adverse Effects of BCPs Birth Control Pills by Jeffrey Dach MD Depression, Anxiety, Mood Disturbance and Other Adverse Effects of BCPs Birth Control Pills.  The IUD is a Better Option. Left Image: Birth Control Pills courtesy of Case Western Reserve … Continue reading

Psychological Toll of False-positive Mammogram, Danish Study

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Psychological Toll of False-positive Mammogram, Danish Study by Jeffrey Dach MD Today the LA Times and other news media reported a Danish study about the psychological toll of false positive mammograms as if this was news.(1) Surprisingly, negative feelings arising … Continue reading

Avoid Soy, the Minefield at the Grocery Store Part Two

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Avoiding Soy-The Minefield at the Grocery Store, Part Two by Jeffrey Dach MD For Part One of this series, click here. Above image: Soy infant feeding formula courtesy of wikimedia commons. A Mysterious Recurrence of Menopausal Symptoms A 55 year … Continue reading

Wheat Gluten, Leaky Gut, and Autoimmune Disease

Wheat Gluten Leaky Gut and Autoimmune Disease

Wheat Gluten, Leaky Gut, and Autoimmune Disease Part Four by Jeffrey Dach MD Paradigm Shift about “Leaky Gut” I simply had to attend a recent medical meeting,held literally in my back yard at the Ft. Lauderdale Harbor Marriot, presenting information … Continue reading

A Neurosurgeon with a Painful Arm, Myositis from Statin and PPI Drugs

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A Neurosurgeon with a Painful Arm, Myositis from Statin and PPI Drugs by Jeffrey Dach MD Sam, a 67 year old retired neurosurgeon came to see me because of pain and weakness in his right arm over the past 6 … Continue reading

Hair Loss From Low Stomach Acid, The Lady In Grey

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The Lady in Grey –  Hair Loss From Low Stomach Acid by Jeffrey Dach MD Mary is a 62 year old accountant who arrived in my office with a chief complaint of hair loss.  Mary was dressed smartly, wearing a … Continue reading