Gastroenterologists Somerset KY

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Brenda J Jobson
(606) 678-8883
298 Bogle St
Somerset, KY
Specialty
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

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Charles H Dyer, DO
(606) 677-2913
118 Tradepark Dr
Somerset, KY
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1985

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Samir I Cook, MD
(606) 677-2913
118 Tradepark Dr
Somerset, KY
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1992

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James Stormer Pezzi, MD
(859) 278-8400
1401 Harrodsburg Rd Ste C435
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1986

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Mark H Bronner
(502) 452-9567
1169 Eastern Pkwy
Louisville, KY
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Brenda Jobson, DO
(606) 678-8883
340 Bogle St Ste 105
Somerset, KY
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Hepatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Ok State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, Tulsa, Ok 74107
Graduation Year: 1994
Hospital
Hospital: Lake Cumberland Reg Hosp, Somerset, Ky

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Khalid Iqbal
(606) 679-7317
110 Hardin Ln
Somerset, KY
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Gursharn Singh Rakhra, MD
(859) 258-4950
1221 S Broadway
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Royal Coll Of Surgeons In Ireland, Med Sch, Dublin, Ireland
Graduation Year: 1988

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Charles Wm Riccio, MD
(270) 298-7225
5300 Beech Hill Ln
Owensboro, KY
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Modena, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Modena, Italy
Graduation Year: 1986

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Anyu Chen, MD
(859) 258-4950
1221 S Broadway
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Hepatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northeastern Oh Univs Coll Of Med, Rootstown Oh 44272
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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