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Christos Karalis, MD
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Inst De Med Si Farm, Carol Davila, Bucharest, Romania
Graduation Year: 1990

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Victor Wilson Sears
(336) 768-6211
2025 Frontis Plaza Blvd
Winston-Salem, NC
Specialty
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

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Barry Randall Schneider, MD
250 Charlois Blvd
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: University Hospital, Charlotte, Nc
Group Practice: Carolina Digestive Health Associates Pa

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Dr.Landon Weeks
(336) 768-6211
2025 Frontis Plaza Blvd # 200
Winston Salem, NC
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1973
Speciality
Gastroenterologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Daniel William Murphy, MD
(336) 760-4340
1901 S Hawthorne Rd Ste 310
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1981

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Randy Alan Peters
(336) 765-0463
1830 S Hawthorne Road
Winston-Salem, NC
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Dan Ramasamy, MR
(252) 744-4654
600 Moye Blvd TA-308
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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John Hugh Gilliam, MD
(336) 713-7306
Medical Center Blvd,
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1970

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William Elliott Austin
(336) 765-0463
1830 S Hawthorne Road
Winston Salem, NC
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Joel Thomas Bruggen
(336) 716-2255
Medical Center Blvd
Winston Salem, NC
Specialty
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

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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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