Gastroenterologists Canton GA

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Karim Gani
(770) 704-9499
15 Reinhardt College Pkwy
Canton, GA
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Jon Vincent Trankina
(770) 509-0089
4595 Towne Lake Pkwy
Woodstock, GA
Specialty
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

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Steven David Caras, MD
(770) 509-1797
2682 Bonaire Ter
Marietta, GA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1990

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Jay Arthur Cherner
(770) 410-1600
2500 Hospital Blvd
Roswell, GA
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Dr.HETAL KARSAN
(404) 257-9000
1340 Upper Hembree Road
Roswell, GA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1996
Speciality
Gastroenterologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Karim Gani, MD
(770) 704-9499
15 Reinhardt College Pkwy Ste 102
Canton, GA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tirunelveli Med Coll, Madurai Univ, Tirunelveli, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1980

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William Davie Lyday II, MD
(404) 881-1094
2001 Professional Way Ste 250
Woodstock, GA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1995

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Steven D Caras, MD, PHD
(770) 579-7411
901 Sawyer Rd
Marietta, GA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Dolford F Payne Jr, MD
(404) 351-4500
1305 Hembree Rd Ste 204
Roswell, GA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1979

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Jay Arthur Cherner, MD
(770) 410-1600
2500 Hospital Blvd Ste 280
Roswell, GA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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