Gastroenterologists Pembroke Pines FL

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Patrick Amar, MR
(954) 966-7439
4721 Sarazen Dr
Hollywood, FL
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Mario Enrique Tano
(954) 967-9400
1150 N 35th Ave
Hollywood, FL
Specialty
Pediatric Gastroenterology

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Katherine Ann Kosche, MD
(954) 436-1400
3591 N 31st Ave
Hollywood, FL
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1989

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Lee Scott Mitchel, MD
(941) 366-4015
Suite 309 2650 Bahia Vista St
Hollywood, FL
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1986

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Leon S Maratchi
(954) 961-8400
4700 Sheridan St
Hollywood, FL
Specialty
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

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Dr.Howard Baikovitz
(954) 893-9303
1150 N 35th Ave # 650
Hollywood, FL
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Gastroenterologist
General Information
Hospital: Memorial Reg Hosp, Hollywood, Fl
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Herbert Louis Shick, MD
(954) 962-4700
4251 Mangrum Ct
Hollywood, FL
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1963

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Christian Said Bailey, MD
(813) 974-6311
701 S Howard Avenue Suite 106 PMB 341
Hollywood, FL
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med, Tampa Fl 33612
Graduation Year: 2000

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Donald Stewart Horsburgh, MD
(954) 961-8401
4700 Sheridan St
Hollywood, FL
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Buenos Aires, Fac De Med, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Graduation Year: 1965

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Fabio M Potenti, MD
(454) 966-8559
1150 N 35th Ave Ste 540
Hollywood, FL
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Firenze, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Firenze, Italy
Graduation Year: 1985

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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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