Gastroenterologists Mandeville LA

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Gregory Mula, MR
108 Random Oaks Ln
Mandeville, LA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Farshad Aduli, MD
(504) 582-7809
PO Box 44
Mandeville, LA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Paris, Uer De Med Necker-Enfants Malades, Paris, France
Graduation Year: 1996

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Timothy James Trainor, MD
(985) 871-1721
131 Cherokee Rose Ln Ste B
Covington, LA
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Northshore Reg Med Ctr, Slidell, La
Group Practice: Murray Albright Trainor

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Dr.GLENN HEDGPETH
(985) 871-8920
204 Highland Park Plaza
Covington, LA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1976
Speciality
Gastroenterologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Lawrence Lee Gensler, MD
(985) 893-9592
7015 Highway 190 East Service Rd Ste 102
Covington, LA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1990

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Lawrence L Gensler, MD
(985) 893-9592
94 Pecan Pass
Mandeville, LA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Richard Bernard Drude Jr, MD
(504) 893-9592
PO Box 986
Mandeville, LA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1975

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Felix Gustave Rabito Jr, MD
(985) 871-1721
131 Cherokee Rose Ln Ste B
Covington, LA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: St Tammany Parish Hosp, Covington, La
Group Practice: Gastroenterology Group Amc

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Philip Sheldon Greene, MD
(985) 893-8505
4405 Highway 190 Service Rd
Covington, LA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Manitoba, Fac Of Med, Winnipeg, Man, Canada
Graduation Year: 1970

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Catherine Jean Murray, MD
(504) 871-1721
131 Cherokee Rose Ln Ste A
Covington, LA
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Calgary, Fac Of Med, Calgary, Alb, Canada
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: St Tammany Parish Hosp, Covington, La; Lakeview Regional Med Center, Covington, La
Group Practice: Endocenter

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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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