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Gigi Hadid and Hashimotos Autoimmune Thyroiditis

Gigi Hadid and Hashimotos Autoimmune Thyroiditis by Jeffrey Dach MD Gigi Hadid is a supermodel celebrity who spends her day doing photo shoots for high end magazine covers.   One day she discovered for no obvious reason, she was gaining weight and looked “puffy”.   Her skin seemed to change as well, becoming thick and coarse, […]

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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 tightened in 2004, there have been 29 major randomized controlled trials of cholesterol reduction. (1)  […]

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Plant Based Diet Health Benefits for Coronary Artery Disease

Plant Based Diet, Health Benefits for Coronary Artery Disease by Jeffrey Dach MD At the recent ICM meeting “Matters of the Heart” in Philadelphia March 6-8, 2019, one of the little known secrets of integrative cardiology was revealed.  The plant based diet can prevent and reverse coronary artery disease. Case Reports A few case reports […]

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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 ICIM Meeting, Dr Thomas Levy gave a great talk on peri-odontal disease as source of origin for infection in atherosclerotic plaque.  He urged all practitioners to have all […]

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Coronary Calcium Score Paradigm Shift Podcast Jeffrey Dach MD

Coronary Calcium Score Paradigm Shift Podcast Jeffrey Dach MD This is 15 minute podcast – a short version of my talk at the Phillie meeting (ICIM Heart ) recorded by Kirk Hamilton who works with Dr Matthew Budoff. Here is a link to my slides given at the talk: Heart_ICIM_Philli 2019_JDach_PDF_M6 Thanks to Kirk Hamilton […]

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Forced Vaccination GMO Food Its A Great Country

Forced Vaccination GMO Food Its A Great Country By Jeffrey Dach MD I ran across this cartoon graphic by Ben Garrison and just had to share it with you.  This just about sums up what is happening right now in America, “its a Great Country”.  Could someone please tell me exactly how we find ourselves […]

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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 disease)?  A new study by Joshua Mitchell explains why.  Current practice dictates that Cardiologists prescribe […]

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Measles Outbreak, Fake News and Mass Hysteria

Measles Outbreak, Fake News and Mass Hysteria by Jeffrey Dach MD Darla Shine, Wife of a Trump Administration Official, found herself labeled as “anti-vaccination” in the center of a media storm this week after she made a few comments on social media about “bringing back childhood diseases” like measles, . (1-7)(27)  Virtually every major news […]

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Neurologist Andrew Zimmerman Fired by DOJ for Change of Opinion

Autism, Made in the USA: the Undeniable Connection Between Vaccines and Autism Spectrum Disorder Autism, Made in the USA: the Undeniable Connection Between Vaccines and Autism Spectrum Disorder By Gary Null and Helen BuyniskiNeurologist Andrew Zimmerman Fired by DOJ for Changing Opinion by Jeffrey Dach MD Pediatric Neurologist and medical expert, Dr Andrew Zimmerman, was […]

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Stress Fractures from Wheat Gluten Sensitivity

Stress Fractures from Wheat Gluten Sensitivity, Two Cases by Jeffrey Dach MD A 22 year old female came to see me for repeated stress fracture in her feet involving the metatarsal bones.  A previous doctor, a rheumatologist,  prescribed Fosamax, a bisphosphonate drug for low bone density on a DEXA scan.  Lab testing showed markedly elevated […]

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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 in Expert Review in Clin Pharm entitled, “LDL-C does not cause cardiovascular disease” which summarizes […]

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

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 Chappell, Executive Director, International College of Integrative Medicine. March 6-10, 2019 Philadelphia.  The title of […]

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Finding The Right Thyroid Doctor

Finding the Right Thyroid Doctor by Jeffrey Dach MD Finding the right thyroid doctor is perhaps the single most important step in your road to recovery.  If you are on T4 monotherapy with your local endocrinologist, and doing well, then go no further.  No change is needed.  However, if you have persistent symptoms of a […]

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Paradigm Shift from Levothyroxine to Combination T3 T4 Thyroid

Paradigm Shift from Levothyroxine to Combination T3 T4 Thyroid As regular readers of my work will know, one of the errors in mainstream endocrinology is the dogmatic insistence on T4 mono-therapy only.  Only one single medicine, T4 only, may be prescribed to the hypothyroid patient.  This is the (generic) Levothyroxine or (brand name) Synthroid, which […]

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Which Thyroid is Best, Natural, Synthetic or Combination?

Which Thyroid is Best, Natural, Synthetic or Combination? Susan is a 42 year old Professor of Literature at the local college (left image).  4 years ago, she had thyroid ablation with radioactive iodine for her Graves’ Disease.  Susan now requires lifelong thyroid replacement because the radioactive iodine treatment rendered her severely hypothyroid.  After seeing four […]

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Medical Marijuana and Cannabis Research Suppressed

Medical Marijuana and Cannabis Research Suppressed by Jeffrey Dach MD Although cannabis was a medicinal plant for thousands of years, its medical use was suppressed and banned throughout most of the 20th century. Banned in England, Canada and the US in the 1930’s, medical cannabis represents the first casualty in a war against natural medicine […]

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Pregnancy Nutrition Preventing Eclampsia with High Protein Diet

Pregnancy Nutrition Preventing Eclampsia with High Protein Diet by Jeffrey Dach MD About 30 years ago, a friend’s wife tragically passed away as a complication of pregnancy.   We may never know the cause, however we were told it was ruptured placenta.  Years later, I sometimes wonder if the underlying disorder was eclampsia or pre-eclampsia, (also […]

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Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant Curative for Many Cancers

Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant Curative for Many Cancers by Jeffrey Dach MD One of the secrets of mainstream oncology is they actually have a cure for Cancer.  I was somewhat surprised and astonished to discover mainsteam oncology has been using allogeneic stem cell tranplant to cure many hematologic cancers for many years now.   This is […]

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Spironolactone for Female Acne Safe and Effective

Spironolactone for Female Acne is Safe and Effective by Jeffrey Dach MD My patient, Rebecca lives in Shanghai so we do our follow up called via Skype video conference. On the last call, I asked Rebecca, “how are you doing?”, and she informed me , ” Oh, I’m OK except for these annoying acne breakouts.”  […]

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Estrogen Matters New Book Says HRT is Safe and Beneficial

Estrogen Matters New Book Says HRT is Safe and Beneficial Book Review by Jeffrey Dach MD It is always refreshing when a new book comes out saying all the things I have been writing about for many years. “Estrogen Matters” by Avrum Bluming and Carol Tavris is one of those books. Number one, estrogen does […]

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