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I can answer all questions about digestive health, especially in focus on the non-drug, non-surgery treatment. It includes healing diet, acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutritional supplementation, healing mineral water, abdominal massage, and cleansing techniques. All these practices are widely used by gastroenterologists all over the world.

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This is my everyday job at Biotherapy Alternative Medicine Clinic in San Francisco. I have decades of the experience of working as an MD in ICU, outpatient department and privet practice. I have helped many of my patients with the chronic digestive disorders by using the non-drug, non-knife approach for the 20 years.


I published many articles on internet about gastrointestinal disorders. 1. Peter Melamed, Ph.D., Felix Melamed, LAc, MSTCM. EBook Healthy Pancreas, Healthy You. Publisher Biotherapy, Inc, September 2014 2. Peter Melamed, Felix Melamed. Chronic Metabolic Acidosis Destroys Pancreas. JOP. J Pancreas (Online) 2014 Nov 28; 15(6): 552-560 3. Peter Melamed, Felix Melamed. Short Review of Our Work - "Chronic Metabolic Acidosis Destroys Pancreas" with Focus on the Functional Exocrine Pancreatic Disorders JOP. J Pancreas (Online) 2015 Jul 08; 16(4):365-368 4. Peter Melamed, PhD, and Felix Melamed, MS. Acidity Kills the Pancreas. Townsend Letter, the Examiner of Alternative Medicine. August/September 2015, p. 74-80 5. Peter Melamed, Felix Melamed. The Role of the Metabolic Acidosis in the Development of Chronic Pancreatitis. SM Group (USA) Chronic Pancreatitis: Recent Advances. 2015, Aug 10


MD, Ph.D. in the medical science and also LicAc, RN

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Recent Answers from Peter Melamed, PhD

2017-01-19 Coffee and Intestinal Discomfort:

Dear, Elizabeth!    For some individuals drinking coffee has a laxative effect. Coffee beans have the substances, which promote the releasing of bile. Bile is a natural stimulant of the peristaltic (gut

2017-01-18 Alternatives to citalopram for IBS bloating?:

Dear, Bud!    You ask maybe the wrong person.  Sorry, I do not believe in IBS, it is “garbage can” diagnosis when there are symptoms, but the real reasons are unknown. The culprit of IBS is dysbiosis (SIBO-small

2017-01-12 Pain in flank area:

Dear, Joe!   I do not think that your pain is related to “just common gas issues.”  You skip breakfast, so you eat on the empty stomach. Your pain irradiates to the right side, sometimes to the left. You

2017-01-02 Acid reflux and bloating?:

Dear, Lance!  At first, you have to be relaxed. Stress increases digestive issues. You do not tell me any symptoms of cancer. Instead of thinking “O my God” you have to think “what I have to do to be healthy

2016-12-28 Loose stool diet advice:

Dear, James!    The oatmeal and dry apricot have a lot of fibers, which can make the stool loose.  Rice, pomegranate, green tea can make the stool harder.    Have good health and healthy New Year.    Peter


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