Gastroenterologists Kailua HI

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Naoky C S Tsai, MD
(808) 547-6541
640 Ulukahiki St
Kailua, HI
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Taipei Med Coll, Taipei, Taiwan (385-04 Prior 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1974

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Robert Vit Jao, MD
(808) 263-4665
407 Uluniu St Ste 201
Kailua, HI
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med, Honolulu Hi 96822
Graduation Year: 1992

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Edward Nobuo Kanda, MD
(808) 377-5045
5257 Kimokeo St
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1971

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Glenn M L Pang, MD
(808) 533-1708
2226 Liliha St Ste 405
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med, Honolulu Hi 96822
Graduation Year: 1976

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Howard Minami, MD
(808) 599-2500
3953 Kaualio Pl
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1977

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Raymond M Dehay, MD
(808) 263-4665
407 Uluniu St Ste 201
Kailua, HI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Francisco, Sch Of Med, S
Graduation Year: 1945

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Robert Arthur Decker, MD
(808) 432-8705
44-668 Kuono Pl
Kaneohe, HI
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1983

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Loreli Kaleionalan Oka, MD
1516 Ward Ave Apt 401
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med, Honolulu Hi 96822
Graduation Year: 1998

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Dr.Donn Marutani
(808) 523-6480
321 N Kuakini St # 509
Honolulu, HI
Gender
M
Speciality
Gastroenterologist
General Information
Hospital: Kuakini
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Neal T Shimoda
(808) 521-9584
321 N Kuakini St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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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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