Gastroenterologists Kokomo IN

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Thomas Victor Nowak, MD
(765) 868-0477
1907 W Sycamore St
Kokomo, IN
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: St Joseph Mem Hosp, Kokomo, In
Group Practice: Central IN Gastroenterology

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Jatinder Nath Kaushal, MD
(765) 453-8600
315 W Lincoln Rd
Kokomo, IN
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Guru Nanak Dev Univ, Amritsar, Punjab, India
Graduation Year: 1978

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Mary C Compton
(765) 675-2429
216 N Independence St
Tipton, IN
Specialty
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

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Robert J Whitmore, MD
(317) 962-6300
1801 N Senate Ave
Indianapolis, IN
Business
Meridian Medical Group PC
Specialties
Gastroenterology

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Kevin C Bax, MD
(317) 338-9450
8402 Harcourt Rd
Indianapolis, IN
Business
Pediatric Gastroenterology Associates of Indi
Specialties
Gastroenterology

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Jatinder N Kaushal
(765) 626-0056
315 W Lincoln Rd
Kokomo, IN
Specialty
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

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William Hall Mohr, MD
(765) 455-5400
2330 S Dixon Rd
Kokomo, IN
Specialties
Family Practice, Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Howard Comm Hosp, Kokomo, In; St Joseph Mem Hosp, Kokomo, In
Group Practice: American Health Network Kokomo Family Care

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Hwan Yoo, Md
(260) 726-9027
615 ST JOSEPH DR
Kokomo, IN
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Associated Hospitals
Jackson County Schneck Memorial Hosp , St. Joseph Primary Care, Llc , Digestive & Liver Clinic, P.C. , University Medical Diagnostic Associates, Inc

Burton Boron MD
(574) 389-7362
600 E Boulevard
Elkhart, IN
Specialties
Gastroenterology

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Prodyot Ghosh, MD
(812) 332-9331
PO Box 550
Bloomington, IN
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jawaharlal Inst Of Post-Grad Med Educ, Madras Univ, Pondicherry
Graduation Year: 1989

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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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