Gastroenterologists Prairieville LA

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Halina Polek Nowakowska, MD
(225) 647-6900
2050 E Evergreen St
Gonzales, LA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Akademia Med, Lodz, Poland
Graduation Year: 1990

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Dr.Halina Polek-Nowakowska
(225) 647-6900
14076 Louisiana 44
Gonzales, LA
Gender
F
Speciality
Gastroenterologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Michael Ruth, MD
(225) 767-1388
726 High Plains Ave
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Robert Be, MD
(225) 927-1190
1514 Great Oak Dr
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Aldo Jose Russo, MD
(225) 761-5200
9001 Summa Ave
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac'L Pedro Henriquez Urena, Esc De Med, Santo Domingo, Dom Rep
Graduation Year: 1991

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Dr.Halina Nowakowska
14076 Louisiana 44
Gonzales, LA
Gender
F
Speciality
Gastroenterologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Stephen Paul Tuuri, MD
(504) 588-4590
9469 Lake Lily Ave
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1973

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John William Hoppe Jr, MD
(225) 769-1940
533 High Lake Dr
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1967

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Robert Muhumuza, MD
(504) 733-6189
16510 S Colony Way
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Makerere Univ, Med Sch, Kampala, Uganda (315-01 Prior 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1989

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Chris J Christensen, MD
(225) 292-0704
9103 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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