Gastroenterologists Kaysville UT

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Dr.Robert Kiyomura
(801) 773-9710
2084 N 1700 W # B
Layton, UT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1976
Speciality
Gastroenterologist
General Information
Hospital: Davis Hosp &
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Robert S Kiyomura, MD
(801) 773-9710
2102 Robins Dr Ste 101
Layton, UT
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Davis Hosp & Med Ctr, Layton, Ut
Group Practice: Davis North Gastroenterology

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Dr.Brian Pugh
(801) 475-5400
2132 Robins Drive #200
Layton, UT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med
Year of Graduation: 1993
Speciality
Gastroenterologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.3, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Jeffrey S Poole
(801) 475-5400
6028 S Ridgeline Dr
Ogden, UT
Specialty
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

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Dr.Steven Porter
(801) 387-2550
4403 Harrison Blvd # 2855
Ogden, UT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
Year of Graduation: 1988
Speciality
Gastroenterologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.0, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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James Patrick Gould, MD
(515) 287-7111
1580 W Antelope Dr
Layton, UT
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1953

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Robert Shigeru Kiyomura
(801) 773-9710
2084 Robins Dr
Layton, UT
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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John E Lowe
(801) 475-5400
6028 S Ridgeline Dr
Ogden, UT
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Chad Michael Gonzales
(801) 387-2550
4403 Harrison Blvd
Ogden, UT
Specialty
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

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Robert H Ziegler
(801) 479-4621
4650 Harrison Blvd
Ogden, UT
Specialty
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

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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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