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The Turd Nerds is an integrative gastroenterology podcast. Drs. Rebecca Sand, Ami Kapadia and Ilana Gurevich tackle complex digestive topics, spanning IBS, Celiac, parasites, SIBO, biofilms, the gut-brain connection and more. Tune in to hear clinical pearls, research updates and think with us through some tough cases.

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The Turd Nerds is an integrative gastroenterology podcast. Drs. Rebecca Sand, Ami Kapadia and Ilana Gurevich tackle complex digestive topics, spanning IBS, Celiac, parasites, SIBO, biofilms, the gut-brain connection and more. Tune in to hear clinical pearls, research updates and think with us through some tough cases.

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English


Episodes
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#46 - Halitosis

7/9/2024
In this episode, the Turd Nerds discuss halitosis (bad breath) and its various causes. The doctors cover topics such as gum disease, sinus issues, tonsil stones, reflux, and gut dysbiosis. They provide tips and strategies for improving oral hygiene, including the use of a water pick, oil pulling, and oral probiotics and many more. Tune in to keep your learning going. 👋 Connect with the Turds! Rebecca Sand ND, LAc, MSOM ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.drrebeccasand.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠@drrebeccasand⁠⁠⁠⁠ Ilana Gurevich ND, FABNG, LAc, MSOM ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.openwellnesspdx.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@openwellness_pdx⁠⁠⁠⁠ Ami Kapadia, MD, ABFM, ABIHM ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.amikapadia.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

Duration:00:26:49

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#45: Case study - The patient with ALL the imbalances

6/25/2024
Clinical Case Perspective In this conversation, the Turd Nerds discuss a complex case of a patient with microscopic colitis and multiple gastrointestinal issues. The patient had a history of diarrhea and had been on long-term pharmaceutical management, which was not providing relief. The Turd Nerds explored various treatment options, including anti-parasitic medications, bile acid sequestrants, and biofilm treatment. They also discussed the challenges of diagnosing and treating microscopic colitis. The case highlighted the importance of considering multiple factors, such as dysbiosis, inflammation, and malabsorption, in complex gastrointestinal cases. 👋 Connect with the Turds! Rebecca Sand ND, LAc, MSOM ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.drrebeccasand.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠@drrebeccasand⁠⁠ Ilana Gurevich ND, FABNG, LAc, MSOM ⁠⁠⁠https://www.openwellnesspdx.com⁠⁠⁠⁠@openwellness_pdx⁠⁠ Ami Kapadia, MD, ABFM, ABIHM ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.amikapadia.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠

Duration:00:28:18

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#44 - Post-cholecystectomy management

6/11/2024
👋 Connect with the Turds! Rebecca Sand ND, LAc, MSOM ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.drrebeccasand.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠@drrebeccasand⁠⁠ Ilana Gurevich ND, FABNG, LAc, MSOM ⁠⁠⁠https://www.openwellnesspdx.com⁠⁠⁠⁠@openwellness_pdx⁠⁠ Ami Kapadia, MD, ABFM, ABIHM ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.amikapadia.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠

Duration:00:33:46

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#43 Microscopic Colitis

5/28/2024
Don't miss this one! Join the IBD expert, Dr. Gurevich, as we cover: 👋 Connect with the Turds! Rebecca Sand ND, LAc, MSOM ⁠⁠⁠https://www.drrebeccasand.com/⁠⁠⁠ ⁠@drrebeccasand⁠ Ilana Gurevich ND, FABNG, LAc, MSOM ⁠⁠https://www.openwellnesspdx.com⁠⁠@openwellness_pdx⁠ Ami Kapadia, MD, ABFM, ABIHM ⁠⁠⁠https://www.amikapadia.com/⁠⁠⁠

Duration:00:31:14

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#42 Liver Support

5/14/2024
As promised, the Turds are back to now discuss some key elements to liver support. They cover: Plus: Connect with the Turds! Rebecca Sand ND, LAc, MSOM https://www.drrebeccasand.com/@drrebeccasand Ilana Gurevich ND, FABNG, LAc, MSOM https://www.openwellnesspdx.com@openwellness_pdx Ami Kapadia, MD, ABFM, ABIHM https://www.amikapadia.com/

Duration:00:28:41

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#41 Elevated Liver Enzymes

4/30/2024
In this episode we cover: Connect with the Turds! Rebecca Sand ND, LAc, MSOM https://www.drrebeccasand.com/@drrebeccasand Ilana Gurevich ND, FABNG, LAc, MSOM https://www.openwellnesspdx.com@openwellness_pdx Ami Kapadia, MD, ABFM, ABIHM https://www.amikapadia.com/

Duration:00:31:06

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#40 Constipation Case Discussion!

4/16/2024
Tune in with the doctors to tear apart a constipation case. In this episode we cover: - How to define constipation - Breaking down the Bristol chart - The many uses of psyllium - Gut directed hypnotherapy - When peppermint can help - How breathing affects pooping - Squatty Potties Rebecca Sand ND, LAc, MSOM - ⁠⁠https://www.drrebeccasand.com/⁠⁠ Ilana Gurevich ND, FABNG, LAc, MSOM - ⁠https://www.openwellnesspdx.com Ami Kapadia, MD, ABFM, ABIHM - ⁠⁠https://www.amikapadia.com/⁠⁠

Duration:00:23:10

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#39 Antidepressants and the Gut

4/2/2024
In this episode Dr. Sand leads us on a conversation about how three popular classes of antidepressant medications affect our gastrointestinal tract! SSRIs, TCAs, and SNRIs. This has definitely changed how we view the guts of these patients and may change your mind on how we're using them! Rebecca Sand ND, LAc, MSOM - ⁠⁠https://www.drrebeccasand.com/⁠⁠ Ilana Gurevich ND, FABNG, LAc, MSOM - ⁠https://www.openwellnesspdx.com Ami Kapadia, MD, ABFM, ABIHM - ⁠⁠https://www.amikapadia.com/⁠⁠

Duration:00:27:59

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#38 - GERD Natural Remedies

3/19/2024
GERD, Heartburn and Acid Reflux. What can be done for these ailments from a more natural perspective? Tune in to this episode to hear your favorite Turds discuss their favorite options. We will cover pills, teas, tinctures and get into a deep discussion on what each of our top products do in the gut! Ilana Gurevich ND, FABNG, LAc, MSOM - ⁠https://www.openwellnesspdx.com Rebecca Sand ND, LAc, MSOM - ⁠⁠https://www.drrebeccasand.com/⁠⁠ Ami Kapadia, MD, ABFM, ABIHM - ⁠⁠https://www.amikapadia.com/⁠⁠

Duration:00:42:30

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#37 - Chronic vulvovaginal disorders through a turd nerds lens

3/5/2024
Dive in to a chronic vulvovaginal GI case with Dr. Gurevich to peak under the lens of how a doctor thinks. In this episode we will discuss: - Vaginal and gut microbiome overlap -MCAS and bloating - Understanding candida blood testing - Comparing sinus, vaginal and GI microbiome - Diet and dysbiosis -Dietary guidelines and the natural medicine community - Fermented food and dysbiosis - Mycoplasma and ureaplasma as a diagnosis of vulvovaginal disorders

Duration:00:36:30

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#36 - Reflux? Gerd? Heartburn? Functional Dyspepsia? Which one is it?

2/20/2024
Join us as we discuss the multiple ways we think about reflux, the prescriptions we use to treat it, and lifestyle changes that will help your patients suffering from these symptoms. Ilana Gurevich ND, FABNG, LAc, MSOM - ⁠https://www.openwellnesspdx.com Rebecca Sand ND, LAc, MSOM - ⁠⁠https://www.drrebeccasand.com/⁠⁠ Ami Kapadia, MD, ABFM, ABIHM - ⁠⁠https://www.amikapadia.com/⁠⁠

Duration:00:31:15

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#35 - Navigating Nausea: A Deep Dive into the Diagnostic Journey

2/6/2024
Tune in to listen to how the doctors think through a complicated nausea patient. We will discuss: - Marijuana and vomiting syndrome - Cannabinoid hyperemesis - SIBO and nausea - Gastroparesis and nausea - Neural therapy as a potential treatment - Hiatal hernia syndrome - Visceral massage as a treatment option - Blood sugar and nausea - Microbiome and chronic nausea

Duration:00:29:31

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#34 - Constipation Subtypes - Atonic, Drugs, and more!

1/23/2024
Did you know there are even MORE subtypes of constipation that the Turd Nerds had yet to cover?! Here they explore atonic constipation presentation and causes as well as go through all the medications and supplements that can cause constipation. We have cases, treatment ideas, and, of course, that Turd Nerd witty banter. Dr. Rebecca Sand - ⁠Naturopathic Medicine | Dr. Rebecca Sand | Portland Dr. Ilana Gurevich - Open Wellness PDX | Gastroenterology & Naturopathic Physicians located in Portland, OR Dr. Ami Kapadia - Ami Kapadia, MD, ABFM, ABIHM

Duration:00:30:03

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#33 - How to do a GI Intake

1/10/2024
Join us for a lively discussion on best approaches to take a GI focused intake as part of your new patient encounters. Tune in for key questions, pearls, and more to include in your next new patient visit. Ilana Gurevich ND, FABNG, LAc, MSOM - ⁠⁠https://www.naturopathicgastro.com/⁠⁠ Rebecca Sand ND, LAc, MSOM - ⁠⁠https://www.drrebeccasand.com/⁠⁠ Ami Kapadia, MD, ABFM, ABIHM - ⁠⁠https://www.amikapadia.com/⁠⁠

Duration:00:41:00

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#32 - Herbal Prokinetics: More Options

1/10/2024
Join us as Dr. Gurevich leads us in a discussion about herbal options for prokinetics. Ilana Gurevich ND, FABNG, LAc, MSOM - ⁠Open Wellness PDX | Gastroenterology & Naturopathic Physicians located in Portland, OR Rebecca Sand ND, LAc, MSOM - ⁠⁠https://www.drrebeccasand.com/⁠⁠ Ami Kapadia, MD, ABFM, ABIHM - ⁠⁠https://www.amikapadia.com/⁠⁠

Duration:00:28:44

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#31 - Constipation Sub-Types: Who Knew?

1/10/2024
Join us for this episode as Dr. Sand walks us through an overview of constipation sub-types and then explores two of the four main categories: IBS related constipation and chronic idiopathic constipation. Rebecca Sand ND, LAc, MSOM ⁠⁠https://www.drrebeccasand.com/⁠⁠ Ilana Gurevich ND, FABNG, LAc, MSOM ⁠https://www.openwellnesspdx.com Ami Kapadia, MD, ABFM, ABIHM ⁠⁠https://www.amikapadia.com/⁠⁠

Duration:00:34:05

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#30 - Prokinetics and gut signaling medications

1/10/2024
Prokinetic drug classes discussed in this episode: Rebecca Sand ND, LAc, MSOM - ⁠⁠https://www.drrebeccasand.com/⁠⁠ Ami Kapadia, MD, ABFM, ABIHM” - ⁠⁠https://www.amikapadia.com/⁠⁠ Ilana Gurevich ND, FABNG, MSOM - https://openwellnesspdx.com/

Duration:00:30:34

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#29 - Prokinetics and the Brain

1/10/2024
This is Part 1 of a three part series on prokinetics. Dr. Sand leads a discussion on what prokinetics are and walks us through serotonin agonists and dopamine antagonists. If you haven't heard, there is a connection between the gut and the brain! Dr. Rebecca Sand - Naturopathic Medicine | Dr. Rebecca Sand | Portland Dr. Ami Kapadia - Ami Kapadia, MD, ABFM, ABIHM Dr. Ilana Gurevich - ⁠Open Wellness PDX | Gastroenterology & Naturopathic Physicians located in Portland, OR

Duration:00:35:04

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#28 - Preventing Traveler's Diarrhea

1/10/2024
Today we cover comprehensive strategies for preventing gastrointestinal symptoms while traveling. We discuss our favorite herbs, enzymes, microbiome support, immune support and medications that should be part of your arsenal when traveling to places we all tend to get sick. You don't want to miss this one! Ilana Gurevich ND, FABNG, LAc, MSOM - ⁠https://www.naturopathicgastro.com/⁠ Rebecca Sand ND, LAc, MSOM - ⁠⁠https://www.drrebeccasand.com/⁠⁠ Ami Kapadia, MD, ABFM, ABIHM” - ⁠⁠https://www.amikapadia.com/⁠⁠

Duration:00:31:03

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#27 - Secretory IgA - How to use this marker in clinical practice.

10/31/2023
Join Dr. Gurevich in a break down of when and how to use stool SIgA in clinical practice. The doctors discuss: - What is SIgA? - What does it tell us about your immune system? - How to analyze SIgA in clinical practice? - How lab values and set - How to interpret labs with an informed but skeptical view - What dietary and lifestyle modifications and change this marker - What supplements can impact the SIgA results Learn more about us at: Ilana Gurevich ND, FABNG, LAc, MSOM - ⁠https://www.openwellnesspdx.com Rebecca Sand ND, LAc, MSOM - ⁠⁠https://www.drrebeccasand.com/⁠⁠ Ami Kapadia, MD, ABFM, ABIHM - ⁠⁠https://www.amikapadia.com/⁠⁠

Duration:00:33:53