Gastroenterologists Sun City West AZ

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Alegro J Godley, MD
(623) 214-5124
22905 N La Paz Ln
Sun City West, AZ
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1948

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Michael V Koss
(623) 583-5273
14416 W Meeker Blvd
Sun City West, AZ
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Anthony M Digiovanni, DO
(623) 214-5701
18636 N Twilight Way
Surprise, AZ
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med, Midwestern Univ, Chicago Il 60615
Graduation Year: 1968

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Rawel Singh Randhawa, MD
(623) 974-4766
13000 N 103rd Ave Ste 61
Sun City, AZ
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Guru Nanak Dev Univ, Amritsar, Punjab, India
Graduation Year: 1981

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Jagdish Bhogilal Patel, MD
(623) 972-2116
13203 N 103rd Ave Ste C3
Sun City, AZ
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Baroda Univ, Baroda, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1976

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L A Bettinger, MD
(623) 584-1111
14300 W Granite Valley Dr Ste C9
Sun City West, AZ
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1982

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Ramon Rafael Joseph, MD
(248) 661-2343
13755 W Via Monyoya
Sun City West, AZ
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1956

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Iliriana Ciraku
(623) 476-7880
15021 W Bell Rd
Surprise, AZ
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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John E Phelps, MD
(623) 972-2116
13203 N 103rd Ave Ste C3
Sun City, AZ
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Walter O Boswell Mem Hosp, Sun City, Az; Del E Webb Memorial Hosp, Sun City, Az
Group Practice: Clinic For Digestive Diseases

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Jagdish B Patel
(623) 972-2116
13203 N 103rd Ave Ste C3
Sun City, AZ
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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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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