Gastroenterologists Lawton OK

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Rhody F Fawaz, MD
(580) 250-5200
3201 W Gore Blvd Ste 101
Lawton, OK
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: American Univ Of Beirut, Fac Of Med, Beirut, Lebanon
Graduation Year: 1994

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Lori Janine Ford, MD
(918) 682-0700
384 South 33rd Street Suite #B
Lawton, OK
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Muskogee Reg Medctr, Muskogee, Ok
Group Practice: Muskogee Digestive Ctr

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Rhody F Fawaz
(580) 250-5200
3201 W Gore Blvd
Lawton, OK
Specialty
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

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Ajay Bhargava
(580) 357-0058
4302 Sw Lee Blvd
Lawton, OK
Specialty
Gastroenterology, Pediatric Gastroenterology

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Jwu Hsiung Lee
(580) 480-3335
201 S Park Ln
Altus, OK
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Ajay Bhargava, MD
(580) 357-0058
4302 SW Lee Blvd
Lawton, OK
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Armed Forces Med Coll, Univ Of Pune, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1974

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Mark Warren Fogle, MD
(405) 536-4585
6401 SW Lee Blvd
Lawton, OK
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1981

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Javid Fazili, MD
(405) 271-5428
WP 1360 920 SL Young Blvd
Lawton, OK
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Gov'T Med Coll, Kashmir Univ, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India
Graduation Year: 1987

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William Kent Briggs, MD
(918) 451-5222
5301 Oak Lake Ln
Tulsa, OK
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Southcrest Hospital, Tulsa, Ok
Group Practice: Gastroenterology Spec Inc

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Marc Stephen Rocklin, MD
(918) 794-4788
4735 E 91st St
Tulsa, OK
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hosp -Broken Arrow, Broken Arrow, Ok; St Francis Hospital, Tulsa, Ok; Southcrest Hospital, Tulsa, Ok
Group Practice: Tulsa Colon & Rectal Surgery

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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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