Gastroenterologists Arvada CO

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Mark Allan Harrison, MD
(217) 528-7541
9950 W 80th Ave
Arvada, CO
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1983

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Nelson Ike Mozia, MD
(303) 467-8987
8550 W 38th Ave
Wheat Ridge, CO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1975

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Lee Kenneth Richman, MD
(303) 425-2800
8550 W 38th Ave Ste 300
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1971

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Carl Robert Dahl, MD
(303) 425-2800
8550 W 38th Ave Ste 300
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1971

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Paul Douglas Deneault, MD
(303) 252-4442
10001 N Washington St
Westminster, CO
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ottawa, Fac Of Med, Ottawa, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1983

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Arthur H Halprin, MD
5793 Pomona Dr
Arvada, CO
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 6817
Graduation Year: 1973

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Bennie William Van Deest, MD
(303) 421-7152
3655 Lutheran Pkwy Ste 103
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1962

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Michael Gary Firth, MD
(303) 425-2800
8550 W 38th Ave Ste 300
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1977

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Howard M Rosen, MD
(303) 315-2537
4200 East 9th Ave Box 158
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rijksuniversiteit Te Leiden, Fac Der Geneeskunde, Leiden, Netherlands
Graduation Year: 1961

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Rajesh Jain, MD
(303) 573-9951
7000 W Colfax Ave Ste B
Lakewood, CO
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1991

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How Healing the Leaky Gut Could Heal Your Life

by Lissa Rankin, OB/GYN

What do your intestines have to do with mojo? EVERYTHING! Sure, you can be vital , even if you’re ill. But if you have leaky gut syndrome, it might manifest in ways you would never expect, such as depression, chronic fatigue syndrome, food allergies, gas and bloating, or the inability to find relief from other diseases, even when adequately treated.

What is leaky gut syndrome?

Good question. I’m a doctor and I never heard about it at Duke or Northwestern, where I trained. While conventional medicine doesn’t recognize the existence of “leaky gut” syndrome, many naturopathic and integrative medicine doctors believe that a “leaky gut” can impair the natural healing process of the body and impede both traditional and alternative treatments.

In theory, leaky gut syndrome results from damage to the intestinal lining that leads to a state of intestinal hyperpermeability, allowing undigested proteins, fats, waste, bacteria, and other toxins to “leak” through the gut membrane, which should only allow healthy nutrients through. These particles can then wind up in the blood stream and lymphatic system, where the immune system tries to come to the rescue to eliminate these unwanted intruders, triggering an auto-immune response. While a natural immune response is usually a good thing, too much can lead to a state of inflammation, which wreaks havoc in ways you may never relate to gastrointestinal function. A normal intestinal lining brilliantly lets good stuff through, while screening bad stuff out, allowing it to be excreted as waste. But when this membrane is impaired, beware!

What kinds of symptoms might result from leaky gut?

Common early symptoms include gas, bloating, and fatigue, which should not be considered normal. These harbingers of other stuff brewing may be your only clue that your intestines need to be healed. If time goes by, you may wind up with chronic fatigue, skin rashes like eczema, psoriasis, or even chronic vulvar itching, food allergies, gluten intolerance, memory problems, mood disorders, body aches and joint pains, and other vague, seemingly unrelated conditions.

Why has my doctor never heard of this?

Nobody ever taught me about leaky gut syndrome in medical school, and unless you’re out there researching and self-educating yourself about complementary and alternative medicine treatments, you would never hear about it. Why is that? We Western docs are research fanatics, and the trust of the matter is that most of the expensive research that fuels modern medicine is sponsored by drug companies hoping to prove that their product works. Once they’ve proved it in randomized controlled trials, it becomes mainstream. Because there is no “drug” to treat leaky gut syndrome and nobody has paid to perform big studies, we just don’t have a lot of data out there in the mainstream medical literature, so it falls largely into the realm of what traditional docs call “anecdotal medicine” (and d...

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