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New Study Shows Natural Thyroid Better than Synthetic by Jeffrey Dach MD

Natural Thyroid has been used successfully for more than 100 years (3), and it is blatantly obvious to any experienced clinician that natural desiccated thyroid is superior to T4-only medications such as Synthroid and Levothyroxine. However, in spite its obvious clinical superiority, Endocrinology Societies such as the ATA have published guidelines advising doctors to stay away from natural thyroid. << MORE >>

Anti-Cancer Activity from Natural Plant Pterostilbenes by Jeffrey Dach MD

a number of analogs of Resveratrol called stilbenes have been recognized as more suitable as anti-cancer agents. In particlular, Piceatannol a hydroxykated version of Resveratrol and Pterostilbene a methoxylated version of Resveratrol have been the focus of a flurry of research activity showing in-vitro and in- vivo considerable anti-cancer activity. Pterostilbene is available at the vitamin store as a food supplement. This article will explain and summarize some of these studies.<< MORE >>

Russell Marker and the Origins of Bioidentical Hormones by Jeffrey Dach MD

A couple of times a week, I get the question, “Where do hormones comes from ?” Russell E Marker was the Penn State chemist who originated Progesterone and other Bioidentical Hormones from a plant steroid called Diosgenin.<< MORE >>

Reversing Heart Disease with DeToxMax Plus and Lipophos EDTA by Jeffrey Dach MD

Dr. James Roberts discusses Phosphatidylcholine Therapy (PC) as the most effective therapy for preventing and reversing atherosclerostic heart disease. Also called essential phospholipid,DeToxMax Plus and Lipophos EDTA.<< MORE >>

EECP ExtraCorporeal External Counter-Pulsation by Jeffrey Dach MD

EECP is a drug free, non-invasive procedure that restores collateral blood flow to the heart of patients with occlusive coronary artery disease. A successful EECP treatment program means that patients no longer require the expensive hospital based procedures to open the coronary arteries, such as cardiac bypass, coronary artery stenting or angioplasty. << MORE >>

Hepatitis C Autoimmunity and Gluten by Jeffrey Dach MD

Hepatitis C Autoimmunity and Gluten. Many clinical features of Hepatitis C resemble an auto-immune disease, such as the long duration, chronic nature and association with other auto-immune symptoms.<< MORE >>

Nanotechnolgy Meets Glutathione by Jeffrey Dach MD

Nanotechnolgy Meets Glutathione by Jeffrey Dach MD Dan Purser MD and the people at RealGSH.com have a new product, a topical liquid Glutathione spray which delivers Glutathione through the skin into the circulation.<< MORE >>

Donating Blood at the Blood Bank by Jeffrey Dach MD

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. Donating blood at the blood bank is our modern version of blood letting.<< MORE >>

The Safety of Transdermal Estrogen by Jeffrey Dach MD

Transdermal estrogen is safer than oral birth control pills which increase coagulation and blood clot formation which may cause DVT (deep venous thrombosis), pulmonary embolus and stroke. Oral contraceptive use (BCPs) is associated with a ninefold increased risk of stroke (cerebral infarction)in women.<< MORE >>

Transdermal vs Oral Estrogen Part Two by Jeffrey Dach MD

Oral estrogen pills cause blood clots, deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolus, and stroke in young women on "the Pill" and in post-menopausal women on oral HRT. Transdermal estrogen on the other hand does not cause such effects, making it the safer choice.<< MORE >>

Clomiphene Clomid Adverse Side Effects Part Three by Jeffrey Dach MD

The off-label use of clomiphene tablets (clomid) in young males to relieve symptoms of low testosterone is becoming more popular because it preserves fertility, and is less expensive and more convenient than testosterone injections. << MORE >>

Statin Nation The Movie, Jeffrey Dach MD

Statin cholesterol lowering drugs work for a subset of the population at reducing risk for heart disease. However, for most healthy people, statin drugs are not helpful, cause severe adverse side effects and should not be prescribed nor taken.<< MORE >>

Painful Arm, Myositis from Statin and PPI Drugs by Jeffrey Dach MD

Painful Arm, Myositis from Statin and PPI Drugs by Jeffrey Dach MD<< MORE >>

Hair Loss From Low Stomach Acid, The Lady In Grey by Jeffrey Dach MD

Hair Loss From Low Stomach Acid The Lady In Grey by Jeffrey Dach MD. This is a case report of a patient with hair loss from gastric atrophy and low stomach acid which impaired absorption of proteins, minerals and vitamins.<< MORE >>

Clomid For Men With Low Testosterone, Part Two

Clomid For Men With Low Testosterone Part Two. A Case Report Jim, a 34 year old accountant from Britain, arrived in my office complaining of low testosterone symptoms of low libido, erectile dysfunction, chronic fatigue, and mood disorder. << MORE >>

The Amazing Olive Leaf by Jeffrey Dach MD

The Amazing Olive Leaf by Jeffrey Dach MD. The medicinal use of Olive Leaf extract began fairly recently in 1995-1996 with the work of the chemist, William Frederickson who patented his extraction technique. << MORE >>

Depression and Leaky Gut from Michael Maes by Jeffrey Dach MD

Depression and Leaky Gut from Michael Maes by Jeffrey Dach MD. Leaky Gut Causes Inflammation may cause Major Depressive Disorder. This has been elucidated by Michael Maes MD PhD in many studies published over the last decade, showing that inflammation is the real etiology of depression...<< MORE >>

TSH Wars, Part Two by Jeffrey Dach MD

TSH Wars, Part Two by Jeffrey Dach MD. Mary is a 57 year old female with chronic fatigue, dry, brittle hair, dry skin, muscle aches and pains, and depression, all obvious symptoms of a low thyroid condition. Mary has been to a number of endocrinologists, primary care doctors and even sought advice from her hair stylist. Her latest doctor prescribed a thyroid pill called Levothyroxine (50 mcg) which has done little to relieve her symptoms. In addition, she has depression, and her psychiatrist prescribed an SSRI antidepressant, called Zuloft. She also takes Xanax for bouts of anxiety and insomnia. Mary came into the office frustrated with her conventional medical treatment which was not helping her. << MORE >>

Wheat Gluten, Leaky Gut, and Autoimmune Disease by Jeffrey Dach MD

Wheat Gluten Leaky Gut Autoimmune Disease by Jeffrey Dach MD. From my own clinical experience over the past ten years evaluating and treating patients with autoimmune disease, it has become blatantly obvious that wheat gluten consumption is a major causative factor.<< MORE >>