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Love & Guts

Apr 24, 2020

#151 Dr. Crane Holmes is a naturopathic physician who strives to provide high-quality, compassionate and individualized care to discover the underlying causes of system imbalances whether physical or emotional.

He has a private practice in Portland Oregon where he specializes in digestive issues and men’s health. He is the owner and operator of the SIBO Testing Center where he strives as a small business owner to educate naturopaths on the treatment and diagnosis of SIBO.

 He completed two years of medical residency under Dr. Steven Sandberg-Lewis and NUNM Health Centers focusing on gastroenterology and primary care. His clinical internships included rotations with medical professionals in both the naturopathic and conventional medical fields allowing him to confidently integrate the modalities of nutrition, botanical medicine, homeopathy, nature cure, and pharmaceuticals into achieving optimal wellness.

He continues to collaborate with NUNM as an adjunct professor teaching dermatology, minor surgery and gastroenterology and is a board member of the GastroANP focusing on post-graduate education with the ultimate goal of creating a fellowship in naturopathic gastroenterology.

In this episode we cover:

  • What are the common Anorectal Disorders
  • Symptoms that may indicate someone may have an anorectal disorder
  • Assessments for anorectal disorders
  • Haemorrhoids - what is it, why does it happen and what we can do about it
  • Anal fissures - what is it, why does it happen and what we can do about it
  • Fecal incontinence - what is it, the different types, why does it happen and what we can do about it
  • Pruritus Ani 
  • And so much more