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NSAIDS Leaky Gut and Heart Attacks

NSAIDS Leaky Gut and Heart Attacks By Jeffrey Dach MD Jim takes Naproxen, an NSAID pain pill, on a regular basis for relief of arthritis pain.  In addition, Jim’s Calcium Score is very high, and in fact, Jim had a coronary stent placed about 5 years ago during cardiac catheterization for chest pain. Jim wants […]

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Measles Autism and Vaccination in Somalis in Minnesota

Measles Autism and Vaccination in Somalis in Minnesota A recent outbreak of measles in the Somali community in Minnesota has the main stream media riled up, blaming anti-vaccination activists.  There is so much rancor on this topic,  a Boston Herald editorial calls for hanging execution of anti-vaccination activists.  Why are these extremes of opinion published […]

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ADHD Attention Deficit Syndrome Part Two

ADHD Attention Deficit HyperActivity Syndrome Part Two  by Jeffrey Dach Susan is a 13 year old 8th grader with behavior problems.  Her parents have disciplined her frequently by confiscating her cell phone, restricting her activities, etc. However, none of this seems to help. Susan is frequently inattentive and fidgety in class.  Out of desperation, the […]

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Error in Thyroid Case Report Toxic Nodular Goiter

AACE 2017 Annual Meeting – Case Report in Error At the AACE 2017 Annual Meeting, Sarah Fishman, MD, PhD, of Lenox Hill Hospital, in New York, NY, presented a case report of a patient who developed thyroid disease after taking 2000 mcg per day of iodine in the form of a nutritional supplement containing iodine.  […]

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Join Me at the 2017 Orthomolecular Medicine Meeting

Join Me at the 2017 Orthomolecular Medicine Meeting April 28-30, 2017, Toronto, Canada I am proud to be joining Dr Phyllis Bronson for the Bio-identical Hormone Session. My talk is entitled: Errors in Modern Thyroid Endocrinology. Click Here for: Meeting Schedule and Register for Meeting Free Download of my Power Point Slides of my talk […]

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Statin Drugs and Botanicals Anti-Inflammatory Effects

Statin Drugs Anti-Inflammatory Effects Reduce Mortality after Cardiac Surgery. Would Botanicals Be Better?  Take Your Statins ! 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 in mortality for those taking statin drugs after CABG.(1)  I was […]

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Testosterone Therapy Coronary Plaque and Calcium Score

Testosterone Therapy Coronary Plaque and Calcium Score by Jeffrey Dach MD Jim is a retired 72 year old who had a stent placed a few years ago for coronary artery disease.  Jim had low testosterone on his initial lab panel, and has been using topical testosterone for a few years now.   Last week,  Jim’s primary […]

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AntiViral Herbals

Herbal Antivirals by Jeffrey Dach MD It was about twenty years ago, and I still remember vividly an anxious middle aged man on oxygen sitting up on his stretcher in the waiting area of the Hospital Xray department outside my office.  He was there for his daily chest Xray to follow his viral pneumonia.   After […]

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Mike Adams Natural News Black Listed by Google

Mike Adams Natural News Black Listed by Google Search Engine by Jeffrey Dach MD Breaking News:  Mike Adams Natural News web site has been black listed by Google.  This means  all of the 140,000 pages on the Natural News web site have been deleted from Google search results.  This is a form of authoritarian censorship […]

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Medical Ghostwriting Deemed a Fraud on the Court

Medical Ghostwriting Deemed a Fraud on the Court by Jeffrey Dach MD Stern and Lemmens, two Toronto Law Professors, have joined forces in a scathing denouncement of medical ghostwriting in the August 2 PLOS journal.(1)  The two law professors cited a 1944 Supreme Court case dealing with ghost writing, Hazel-Atlas Glass v. Hartford-Empire Co. (1944). […]

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Antibiotic Resistant Super Bugs

  Antibiotic Resistant Super Bugs by Jeffrey Dach MD The news media reported a Nevada women who succumbed to bacterial infection with an antibiotic resistant super bug called CRE, short for carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae. (1-7) Normally, antibiotics are quite effective for bacterial infection.  However, this Super-Bug had acquired new abilities to resist 26 different antibiotics.  How […]

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Donald Trump, Autism, Vaccination and Robert Kennedy Jr.

Donald Trump, Autism, Vaccination and Robert Kennedy Jr. I attended a meeting where the keynote speaker David Katz MD spoke on “Feet, Forks and FIngers” (1)   In short, we are killing ourselves by smoking, eating the wrong foods, and not enough exercise.  Although this message is important, perhaps Dr Katz has been beating this drum […]

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Low Level Endotoxemia LPS Theory of Coronary Artery Disease

Low Level Endotoxemia LPS Theory of Coronary Artery Disease The LPS theory of coronary artery disease is the idea that “Leaky Gut” is the direct cause of atherosclerosis by virtue of the LPS, endotoxin released into the blood stream which incites an inflammatory reaction in the endothelium.  LPS is short for LipoPolySacharride, the outer lipid […]

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Atherosclerosis How Does it Happen by Jeffrey Dach MD

Atherosclerosis: How Does it Happen? Reversing Heart Disease Part Two – by Jeffrey Dach MD A Brief Review of Part I In part one, we discussed the Coronary Calcium Score, which is useful because it provides an estimate of total plaque burden. We also made the shocking statement that the conventional lipid panel is now […]

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Iodine Crisis by Lynne Farrow Book Review

The Iodine Crisis: What You Don’t Know About Iodine Can Wreck Your Life by Lynne Farrow Book Review by Jeffrey Dach MD If you are a woman diagnosed with fibrocystic breast disease or breast cancer, you need to read this book. If you are a woman who undergoes repeated breast biopsies or breast cyst aspirations, […]

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Statin Choir Boy Turns Disbeliever

Statin Choir Boy Turns Disbeliever by Jeffrey Dach MD For many years, Stephen Sinatra believed in statin drugs and prescribed them as a cardiologist in Connecticut.  He gave lectures to other cardiologists on the merits of statin drugs at medical meetings on behalf of the drug companies.  However, after a time, he became disillusioned and […]

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Statins Reduce Peri-Operative Mortality Surely You Must Be Joking

Statins Reduce Peri-Operative Mortality, Surely You Must Be Joking Another Medical Hoax I was intrigued by Dr London’s report in December 2016 JAMA of decreased peri-operative mortality in statin users.(1)  This result does not seem immediately intuitive.  Statin drugs inhibit an enzyme in the liver called HMG-CoA reductase involved in cholesterol production, thereby reducing cholesterol […]

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Testosterone Therapy Prolongs Life and Improves Survival

Testosterone Therapy Prolongs Life and Improves Survival by Jeffrey Dach MD Unfounded Fears More recently, in the past few years a flurry of articles and studies have come to light by Drs Traish and Morgentaler debunking the two unfounded fears regarding testosterone therapy in androgen deficient males.(7-13) The first unfounded fear is the false medical […]

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Low Testosterone Associated with Increased Mortality

Low Testosterone Associated with Increased Mortality by Jeffrey Dach MD Forty Per Cent More Likely to Die Two reports published in the recent medical literature showed that low testosterone is associated with increased mortality.(1)(2)(3)  Upper Left Image: Chemical structure of human, bio-identiical testosterone courtesy of wikimedia commons. In the first study from 2006, low testosterone […]

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Linus Pauling Heart Disease Prevention with Vitamin C

Linus Pauling Heart Disease Prevention with Vitamin C This article is part one, for part two click here. The Steam Roller is Not Joking I once had a conversation with a cardiologist friend of mine in which I casually mentioned the Linus Pauling Theory of heart disease, and the subsequent idea that a non-toxic nutritional […]

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