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Jeffrey Dach MD is a physician and author of three books, Natural Medicine 101, and Bioidentical Hormones 101, and Heart Book all available on Amazon, or as a free e-book on his web sites.
Dr. Dach is founder and chief medical officer of TrueMedMD, a clinic in Davie, Florida specializing in Bioidentical Hormones, natural thyroid, functional medicine and low level laser therapy.
Dr. Dach was originally trained and board certified as an Interventional and Diagnostic Radiologist, and worked in the hospital setting for 30 years in Broward County at the Memorial Hospital System. Because of declining visual acuity, Dr Dach retired from radiology and returned to clinical medicine about 8 years ago when he founded the TruMedMD Clinic offering bioidentical hormones and natural thyroid to the South Florida region. For more information about Dr Dach, you can find his entire CV posted on-line on his web site.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, October 27, 2009 Failed Hatchet Job on Larry King, Suzanne Somers, Knockout
Hatchet Job? Suzanne Somers Larry King Knockout Interview, I was astonished at the failed hatchet job on the Larry King - Knockout interview Friday, Oct 23. Here is my review of the TV interview as four doctors fought it out..
SHARE Friday, February 20, 2009 Bioidentical Hormones on Oprah, Are They Safe?
You may have seen the recent Oprah Winfrey TV show with guest, Suzanne Somers, singing praises for biodentical hormones. One question every woman wants to know is: What is the safety of bio-identical hormones as routinely used in medical practice? Let's try to answer this question.
(4 comments) SHARE Saturday, June 19, 2010 Why Natural Thyroid is Better than Synthetic
As of 2005, 10 million people in the U.S. take Synthroid, the second-most prescribed drug in the U.S. However, Natural Thyroid is vastly superior to Synthroid, and this article explains why.
(3 comments) SHARE Saturday, March 28, 2009 Wheatgrass, Natural Medicine in the Kitchen
This case report about wheatgrass intrigued me, as it suggested a biologically active agent in the wheatgrass juice with a beneficial effect on breast cancer. Over the years, I had seen wheatgrass juice sold at various juice bars, and have even tried it a few times without thinking much of it. However, this story motivated me to look further.
SHARE Friday, November 13, 2009 Spontaneous Remission Cancer Breakthrough
Spontaneous remission has been well documented in the medical literature for vitually all types of cancer. Dr Steven A Rosenberg at the NIH has been using spontaneous remission with some remarkable results. His treatment is currently the most effective treatment for patients with metastatic melanoma producing tumor regressions in 50% of patients...
SHARE Friday, February 20, 2009 A Review of Stop the Thyroid Madness, a New Book
Stop the Thyroid Madness: a Patient Revolution Against Decades of Inferior Thyroid Treatment by Janie Bowthorpe
book review by Jeffrey Dach MD
Written by a non-professional, this is the most important thyroid book to come out in the last few years.
(7 comments) SHARE Thursday, October 22, 2009 Knockout by Suzanne Somers, Questions Cancer Treatment
Suzanne's new book, Knockout, relates her personal story with cancer in which she searches for doctors curing cancer with new techniques. and interviews pioneering MD's who successfully treat cancer patients using new treatments not recognized by the cancer establishment. The book brings to light new information that the cancer establishment desperately seeks to suppress, and indicts chemotherapy as ineffective...
(5 comments) SHARE Tuesday, March 10, 2009 Cannabinoids, Wonder Drugs of the 21st Century
Although cannabis was a medicinal plant for thousands of years, its medical use was suppressed and banned throughout most of the 20th century. While banned in the US, major scientific breakthroughs were made in Israel, Spain, Italy and Brazil. These breakthroughs are propelling the natural plant compounds called cannabinoids into "the wonder drugs of the 21st century".
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, March 7, 2013 The Agony of Ecstasy
This is Jim's story of recreational drug use with Ecstasy (MDMA) resulting in anxiety, panic attacks, and chronic fatigue unrelieved by sleep. Clubbing with recreational MDMA damages the brain, and disrupts normal hormonal function, causing a syndrome called "hypothalamic dysfunction" and explaining all of Jim's symptoms...
SHARE Thursday, June 13, 2013 New Study Shows Natural Thyroid Better than Synthetic
Natural Thyroid has been used successfully for more than 100 years, and it is blatantly obvious to any experienced clinician that natural desiccated thyroid is superior to T4-only medications such as Synthroid and Levothyroxine.
SHARE Monday, February 22, 2010 BioIdentical Hormones For Anxiety and Depression
Susan was post menopausal and suffered from anxiety and panic attacks which seemed to precede an episode of hot flashes. Susan started her Estradiol and Progesterone, vitamin B12 and Magnesium. Six weeks later, Susan reported that her anxiety and panic attacks were almost gone...
(10 comments) SHARE Tuesday, February 24, 2009 Why We Need Single Payer Health Care
These two arguments in favor of a single payer heath insurance system (moral and economic) are so compelling, that one must conclude the only reason we don't have single payer now is because of lack of representative government. The obvious conclusion is that our government does not serve the people who elected them.
SHARE Thursday, June 18, 2009 The Unreliable TSH Lab Test
Conventional primary care doctors use the wrong lab panel. They never do a Free T3 test which is the most informative thyroid lab test, and instead rely on the TSH which is not a direct measure of thyroid function and can in fact be unreliable. Most conventional doctors are unfamiliar with the use of natural thyroid which contains both T3 and T4, and instead use Synthroid which is less effective...
(7 comments) SHARE Monday, October 29, 2012 Thiamine, The Paradigm Shift in Diabetes
The ACCORD study shocked the medical community when "more intensive" control of blood sugar in Diabetics increased mortality. The reason for this discrepant result is the important role of Vitamin B1, thiamine in glucose metabolism which is currently ignored by mainstream medicine. This article explores the role of thiamine supplementation for Diabetics.
SHARE Friday, March 22, 2013 Psychological Toll of False-positive Mammogram, Danish Study
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. Surprisingly, negative feelings arising from a false-positive mammogram can last up to three years after the event.
(7 comments) SHARE Monday, February 1, 2010 Selling Sickness, Fast Food in Hospitals
Forty per cent of hospitals have fast food in the lobby. While you might consider this an outrage, the hospital probably considers it business as usual. Fast food causes chronic disease, and a future source of new revenue for the hospital. fast food causes obesity, metabolic syndrome, insulin resistant diabetes, hypertension and accelerated cardiovascular disease,
(2 comments) SHARE Tuesday, October 16, 2012 Bad News for the NuvaRing
The NuvaRing Contraceptive Intra Uterine Device is impregnated with synthetic hormones. A recent study showed a 300% increased risk of stroke and heart attack in Nuva Ring users compared to placebo. This is not good. About a thousand women are in drug litigation claiming the NuvaRIng caused their stroke or heart attack. This is not good. The Nuva Ring should be banned.
SHARE Wednesday, May 26, 2010 Mega-Dose Vitamin Therapy in the ICU
The media faithfully bombards us with the message that vitamins and minerals are useless, harmful or even killing us. Seemingly oblivious to this negative message, physicians quietly go about their business using megadose vitamin therapy in the intensive care unit. Succesful results are appearing in medical journals, establishing mega dose vitamin therapy as a credible and serious treatment.
SHARE Sunday, November 4, 2012 Statin Anti-Cholesterol Drugs Revisited
This article takes a critical look at statin anti-cholesterol drugs, and asks the hard questions. Who should be taking them, and who should not be taking them? Examples of Statin Drugs are Lipitor, Zocor, Simvastatin, Pravachol, Crestor, Mevacor, etc. These drugs reduce the production of cholesterol by the liver...
SHARE Saturday, March 17, 2012 Hormone Replacement Therapy Does NOT Cause Breast Cancer, New Study
This month, a shocking new study concluded Hormone Replacement (HRT) is safe and DOES NOT cause breast cancer. This new Lancet Oncology reports on long term follow up for the Women's Heath Initiative Study which was originally published in JAMA in 2004 showing 23% Less Invasive Breast Cancer in the Premarin Hormone (CEE) group than in the placebo group .
SHARE Friday, January 22, 2010 Bioidentical Hormones Beneficial After Hysterectomy
Dr. Parker followed 30,000 women for 24 years after their hysterectomy. Half had ovaries removed and half had ovaries preserved. The group with ovaries removed did, in fact, have a lower rate of ovarian and breast cancer. However, this was overshadowed by a marked increase in death from heart disease and other cancers. The group with the ovaries removed had a higher all cause mortality rate..
(3 comments) SHARE Thursday, October 21, 2010 Synthetic Hormones Cause Breast Cancer, New JAMA Study
A new study in October Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reviews 11 year follow up data from the Womens Health Initiative Study and finds synthetic hormones cause breast cancer, and these cancers tend to be the more aggressive.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, December 9, 2010 Anti-Aging Breakthrough
A new study in Nature shows dramatic reversal of aging in mice. The "biological clock" of these mice had been modified to make them age rapidly. They were then treated with a drug which dramatically reversed the effects of aging.
(10 comments) SHARE Friday, October 8, 2010 Vitamin C Saves Man Dying of Viral Pneumonia
Allan Smith, a New Zealand Dairy farmer, contracted Swine Flu while away on vacation in Fiji. When he returned home, the flu quickly evolved into severe pneumonia which left him in a coma on Life Support in the Intensive Care Unit.
(2 comments) SHARE Tuesday, July 2, 2013 Cancer Immunotherapy from Dr. Yamamoto
Cancer immunotherapy with GcMAF is highly effective against cancer, with no adverse effects. Instead of wasting billions on "the War Against Cancer" started by Nixon in the 1970's, the NIH should instead give the highest priority to funding research on Dr, Yamamoto's GcMAF cancer immunotherapy.
(2 comments) SHARE Saturday, June 20, 2009 Newsweek and Oprah, A Comedy of Errors
Why should Newsweek attack Oprah Winfrey? Here's Why: Oprah's TV show advocates Natural Medicine and Bioidentical Hormones in direct competition to the interests of the Pharmaceutical Industry that makes synthetic hormones. Newsweek is merely an attack dog for the drug industry. A typical issue of Newsweek magazine contains $2 million in pharma ads, That's Why.
(2 comments) SHARE Wednesday, July 15, 2009 Dangers at the Grocery Store
Is Your SuperMarket a Minefield ?Recently, I went shopping with my 11 year old nephew, and was shocked and unprepared for the experience. Like other kids his age, he preferred diet sodas containing aspartame and brominated vegetable oil (BVO). He also preferred processed foods high in MSG.
SHARE Saturday, June 12, 2010 Bioidentical Hormones According to Chris Woolston of the LA Times
An article caught my attention on bioidentical hormones appearing in the June 7 Los Angeles Times. The writer, Chris Woolston, is a medical journalist with a master's degree in biology, and a surprising command of the topic. I found his article more balanced than a previous article by AP writer
Marilynn Marchione which could be described as junk journalism. Nonetheless, Woolston's article contains a number
SHARE Friday, March 19, 2010 Fosamax Induced Fractures, More Bad News
As if Fosamax didn't have enough problems, another nail was hammered into the coffin at the 2010 AAOS Meeting.
Two separate studies revealed that Fosamax disturbs bone formation, and is implicated in spontaneous mid-femur fractures.
SHARE Saturday, July 3, 2010 10 Ten Bioidentical Hormone Fallacies of Staness Jonekos
A recent article on hormones for menopause caught my attention. I was puzzled by the fact that the author, Staness Jonekos, has no medical credentials, training or even a rudimentary knowledge of biological science. Rather, she is an actress with a theater arts degree from UCLA. She chronicled her menopause experience with a book and blog entitled Menopause Makover.
SHARE Sunday, February 22, 2009 Why BioIdentical Hormones?
In this article, we address the question, why are bioidentical hormones important? What do they do and why do we need them?
What is a bioidentical hormone?
First of all, let us look at the definition of a bioidentical hormone, and how they differ from the synthetic hormones offered by the mainstream medical system.
(4 comments) SHARE Friday, February 27, 2009 Vitamin D Prevents Common Cold and Flu
Are you sneezing, with a runny nose, and aches and pains? You may have the common cold. Rather than go through a week of misery, better to prevent Colds with Vitamin D.
A new study published Feb 23, 2009 in the Archives of Internal Medicine showed that Vitamin D prevents the common cold. In this study, patients with low vitamin D levels had 40% more flu episodes.
(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, October 11, 2009 PSA Screening for Cancer, A Failed Medical Experiment
PSA is Prostate Specific Antigen, a protein discovered in 1986, and a marker for prostate cancer and inflammation. This article will show you that PSA screening for prostate cancer is, in fact, a 20 year failed medical experiment which provides little or no benefit in saving lives. The large US study, the PLCO, showed no mortality benefit from PSA screening.
(4 comments) SHARE Monday, November 23, 2009 Iodine Treats Breast Cancer, the Evidence is Overwhelming
Clinicians such as David Brownstein MD are reporting breast cancer remission in women supplementing with Iodine tablets. Current research from Mexico, Japan and India reveals the exact molecular mechanisms involved. Iodine kills breast cancer cells, while sparing normal ones. There is now overwhelming evidence for the routine use of Iodine in breast cancer prevention and treatment.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, March 11, 2013 The Amazing Olive Leaf
The leaves of the Olive Tree have been used for thousands of years. However, the medicinal use of the Olive Leaf began in 1995 with the extraction of Oleuropein which has anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral, and antihypertensive activity. Olive leaf is called Nature's Antibiotic.
SHARE Saturday, February 28, 2009 Why ACOG is Wrong About Biodentical Hormones
An ACOG news release dated Feb 3, 2009, provides misleading and incorrect information about bioidentical hormones. ACOG is partially funded by Wyeth and serves as a mouthpiece for the pharmaceutical industry.
(5 comments) SHARE Thursday, February 19, 2009 Cardiac Bypass, Angioplasty and Stenting by Jeffrey Dach MD
The following thirty nine medical studies compare invasive treatment with conservative treatment of coronary artery disease. Invasive treatment with bypass surgery, stent or angioplasty is compared with conservative treatment with drugs.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, January 17, 2012 Bioidentical Hormones Prevent Osteoarthritis by Jeffrey Dach MD
Degenerative osteoarthritis is a progressive joint destruction from years of wear and tear. Recent medical research shows that menopausal estrogen deficiency is causative in developing degeneration of the joints. Bioidentical Hormone Supplementation not only reduces risk for developing degenerative disease, it also reduces over-all mortality.
SHARE Thursday, November 12, 2009 BioIdentical Hormone Disinformation From AP Medical Writer, Marilynn Marchione
A USA Today article trashing bioidentical hormones caught my attention because it contained almost pure misinformation. Written by Associated Press AP medical writer Marilynn Marchione, this syndicated article was broadcast over the news media. Marchione's writing is a perfect example of trash, or junk journalism. I find it astounding that the news media force feeds this kind of nonsense to the public.
(2 comments) SHARE Tuesday, July 13, 2010 Medical Ghostwriting and Bioidentical Hormones
Medical ghost writing, as we have seen in the women's hormone literature, is a form of plagiarism, scientific misconduct and fraud. It is harmful to the public and should be banned.
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, March 25, 2010 Fosamax Study Denies Femur Fracture Link
A recent NEJM article March 24, 2010, by Dennis Black MD denying the link between Fosamax and spontaneous mid-femur fractures might raise a few eyebrows. Firstly, there is the problem of conflict of interest. The study was funded by Fosamax maker, Merck, and the authors are all on Merck's payroll.
SHARE Wednesday, January 5, 2011 Protect Your Family from Bad Drugs
How can you determine if you are dealing with a BAD DRUG? Here are the early warning signs: 1) The drug has been recalled or given a black box warning. 2) The drug is in litigation with numerous lawsuits against the drug company. 3) The drug has been banned in other countries.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, May 16, 2010 Mainstream Medicine Goes Alternative
An editorial in the May Annals of Internal Medicine proclaimed a shocking "medical heresy", that less health care is better than more health care. US Health care is generally assumed and expected to be beneficial, yet when outcomes are measured, studies show that more health care equates with worse outcomes, not better.
(7 comments) SHARE Thursday, May 19, 2016 Cancer as a Parasitic Disease
The link between cancer and parasitic disease can be explored in parasite-animal models in which the parasite transforms normal cells into cancer cells. In fact, a wide array of anti-parasitic drugs are potent anti-cancer agents, lending credence to the idea of cancer as a parasitic disease.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, April 23, 2013 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. According to Dr Strassburg, "Based on biochemical and clinical features, Hep C is almost indistinguishable from autoimmune hepatitis," Hep C advertising campaigns raise warning flags and serious ethical concerns about the motivations of the drug companies.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, June 17, 2013 Anti-Cancer Activity from Natural Plants
In 1997, Jang reported in Science the anti-cancer effects of Resveratrol, present in grapes and berries, which then became the focus for interest as an anti-cancer agent.
In recent years, an analog of Resveratrol called Pterostilbene has been recognized as more suitable as anti-cancer agents.
(11 comments) SHARE Saturday, January 11, 2014 Risk Factors For Breast Cancer, Wrong Again
Rebuttal of recent article in the San Fransisco Chronical regarding breast cancer and its causes. The article does not cover any environmental or dietary causes, or anything at all that patients could do to protect themselves. I list the rest of the known causatory factors and what you can do.
(5 comments) SHARE Thursday, December 25, 2014 Making Your Health Insurance Company Pay Up
Quite commonly patients report their health insurance claim has been denied by the insurance company. If you think about it, the health insurance company makes money by denying health care to sick people. In most countries, this is prosecuted as criminal behavior. However, here in the US, scamming sick people is considered a normal business practice.
(6 comments) SHARE Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Drug Industry Attacks Bioidentical Hormones Again
Just when things have calmed down, the Drug Industry opens a new salvo in its war against bioidentical hormones. The attack article by Phyllis Greenberger, CEO of Society for Women's Health Research (SWHR), an industry-sponsored mouthpiece, appeared in the Huffington Post.
(7 comments) SHARE Thursday, February 19, 2009 Molecular Biology Trumps Darwin
To celebrate Darwin's Birthday, Science Magazine ran a special devoted to evolution. An article by Stern and Orgogozo entitled "Is Genetic Evolution Predictable" presented a stunning break from neo-Darwinism. The authors presented a convincing refutation of the "Blind Watch Maker" argument of Richard Dawkins. Quite the contrary, the "Watchmaker" had his eyes wide open.
(7 comments) SHARE Monday, November 2, 2015 The Failure of Global Polio Eradication
In 1958 everyone in my school was given a sugar cube with Sabin's oral polio vaccine, a live attenuated virus causing infection in the gut, but not neuro-virulent. It was soon recognized that this harmless polio vaccine would occasionally revert back to a neurovirulent strain, causing paralytic polio in the recipient, as well as contacts.
(4 comments) SHARE Friday, January 21, 2011 Lexapro For Hot Flashes Medical Victimization
A new JAMA study by Ellen W Freeman shows that Lexapro is "marginally" more effective than placebo for Hot Flashes. This is laughable. Surely you must be joking? SSRI drugs are addictive drugs with adverse side effects including loss of sexual function, akasthesias, agitation, movement disorders and violence and suicide.
(2 comments) SHARE Friday, November 27, 2009 Mad Over Mammogram Guidelines, Slowing the Runaway Train
The mainstream media, government and corporate medicine have strongly opposed the revised guidelines with slick marketing techniques, and fear mongering with appeals to emotion rather than evidence based medicine. Kathleen Sebelius, for example, appeared on national television advising women to ignore her own Department's task force panel, and start your mammogram screening at 40. These opposing views avoid the real issues...
SHARE Thursday, April 22, 2010 The Case for Selenium As Cancer Preventive
This article examines the case for selenium as a cancer preventive agent. The evidence is now overwhelming that dietary selenium is an essential mineral important for health. Selenium deficiency is a known cancer risk, and supplementation is beneficial for those with selenium deficiency.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, January 20, 2014 Selenium and Thyroid More Good News
Mainstream medicine is finally recognizing that Selenium supplementation is helpful to patients with Hashimoto's disease and other conditions.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, July 1, 2009 Obama's Health Reform in Jeopardy? Don't You Believe it
Although it may appear that corporate medicine's opposition is strong enough to kill health care reform, I would argue that Obama's health reform is now a slam dunk inevitability. Not only that, Obama's public health plan will mean the end of the health insurance industry. And, I say good riddance to this bloated evil empire.
(2 comments) SHARE Monday, December 7, 2009 Huge Loss for Synthetic Hormones in Court Case
A 112 million dollar punitive award says loudly that the jury was outraged by the "wanton and reckless” conduct by Wyeth for peddling a cancer causing pill. The punitive damages were awarded to two breast cancer victims who took Wyeth's synthetic hormone, Prempro, all the while thinking it safe.
SHARE Thursday, January 5, 2017 Fear of Estrogen Replacement Causes Suffering
According to a Yale report, fifty thousand women died needlessly from fear of estrogen replacement after hysterectomy. Why does our medical system allow this needless suffering?
(5 comments) SHARE Wednesday, July 15, 2015 Religious Behavior in Primates
Can scientists determine that gorillas, chimpanzees and primates experience moments of awe, and think about God and religion, even though they lack the symbolic language to communicate these thoughts?
(11 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 9, 2014 Great Women in Medicine
Great women in medicine Rachel Carson. She fought the use of the pesticide DDT when it was being proclaimed safe and even healthy. She did this in the face of resistance from the government and powerful companies that were producing and selling the chemical.
(2 comments) SHARE Monday, April 8, 2019 Health Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet
A plant-based diet is effective for reversing coronary-artery disease, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes. However, it is largely ignored by mainstream cardiology.