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Gaurav Jain, MD
118 North St Ste 2
Elkton, MD
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1997

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Nader Dababneh, MD
(410) 398-8888
160 Manor Cir
Elkton, MD
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Jordan, Fac Of Med, Amman, Jordan
Graduation Year: 1994

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Dr.George Benes
(302) 832-1545
2600 Glasgow Ave # 203
Newark, DE
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1982
Speciality
Gastroenterologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.3, out of 5 based on 7, reviews.

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Gaurav Jain
(302) 225-2380
537 Stanton Christiana Rd
Newark, DE
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Donald Anthony Girard, MD
(302) 633-5755
5211 W Woodmill Drive Suite 36
Newark, DE
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Christiana Hosp, Newark, De

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Nader J Dababneh
(410) 398-8888
215 North St
Elkton, MD
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Michael Jon Brooks, MD
(302) 832-1545
2600 Glasgow Ave Ste 203
Newark, DE
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1991

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A Tariq Malik, MD
(302) 354-8805
1409 Valley Stream Dr
Newark, DE
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Nishtar Med Coll, Bahuddin Zakaria Univ, Multan, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1964

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Joel E Chodos, MD
(302) 623-4020
4735 Ogletown Stanton Rd
Newark, DE
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Bay Health Med Ctr -Kent, Dover, De; Christiana Hosp, Newark, De
Group Practice: Digestive Health Care

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Hasan Ali, MD
(302) 225-2380
537 Stanton Christiana Rd Ste 203
Newark, DE
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Gandhi Med Coll, Bhopal Univ, Bhopal, Mp, India
Graduation Year: 1975

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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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