Gastroenterologists Crestwood KY

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Sanjay Kumar Jain, MD
(502) 852-6991
2903 Meadow Farms Pl
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pbd Sharma Postgrad Inst M S, M Dayanand Univ, Rohtak, Haryana, India
Graduation Year: 1988

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Richard Alan Wright, MD
(502) 852-1384
4020 Woodstone Way
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Hepatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med, Pittsburgh Pa 15261
Graduation Year: 1974

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Ashok Kapur, MD
(502) 212-7511
4402 Churchman Ave Suite 403
Prospect, KY
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Maulana Azad Med Coll, Univ Of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Graduation Year: 1983

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Thomas C Stephen, MD
(502) 629-5796
Prospect, KY
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Gandhiji Univ, Kottayam, Kerala, India
Graduation Year: 1976

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Mitchell Chas Kaplan, MD
(502) 896-4711
Prospect, KY
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1989

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Robert Kraft, MD
(502) 244-9608
18911 Ridgeleigh Ln
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Marc Andrew Goldman, MD
(502) 426-5273
2607 Seminary Dr
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Portuguese, Spanish
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Ma; Baystate Med Ctr, Springfield, Ma
Group Practice: Hampden County Physician Assoc

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Robert J Petrokubi, MD
(502) 363-4464
12500 Mayo Ct
Prospect, KY
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1972

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Mitchell Chas Kaplan, MD
(718) 520-0857
7417 Wycliffe Dr
Prospect, KY
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1989

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Daniel B Penner, MD
(502) 583-9011
7211 Leafland Pl
Prospect, KY
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1967

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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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