Jill Carnahan, MD

Dr. Jill is Your Functional Medicine Expert! She uses functional medicine help you find answers to the cause of your illness and the nutritional and biochemical imbalances that may be making you feel ill. Functional medicine is personalized medicine that deals with root cause of disease instead of just treating symptoms. Dr Jill will search for underlying triggers that are contributing to your illness through cutting edge lab testing and tailor the intervention to your specific needs as an individual. She may use diet, supplements, lifestyle changes or medication to treat your illness but will seek the most gentle way to help your body restore balance along with the least invasive treatment possible. She seeks to promote wellness and create hope, health and healing by working with you!

Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS)

Mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS) is a condition with signs and symptoms involving the skin, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, respiratory, and neurologic systems. Diseases associated with MCAS include allergies and asthma among many others. Lab tests are done and treatment to reduce MCAS symptoms starts. Get to know in detail about MCAS.

How The Immune System Controls Your Behavior

A lot of people know that the immune system plays a major role in protection and defense, but only few know that it controls our behaviour too. Cytokines like TNFα, IL-1β, alter behavior by direct actions on neurons. Independent of the type of infection, the inflammatory response may cause behavioral changes.

Physical And Emotional Benefits Of Massage

Whether its chronic back pain, or a stiff neck, benefits of massage techniques like Deep Tissue, Trigger Point Therapy, etc. are more than just a luxury.

Power Of The Subconscious Mind To Heal You!

Our subconscious mind is always active and controls all the vital processes of the body. The power of subconscious mind is very strong that it already knows the answers to the problems and it knows how to heal as well. Use your thoughts to inspire and have good, positive thinking always. Have faith and thank the creator, it will manifest good things in your life.

9 Steps To Optimize Your Cholesterol Without Statins

Ensure adequate sun exposure to boost your vit D intake and lower cholesterol levels naturally. Reduce, with the plan of eliminating, grains and sugars in your diet; fill your cart with heart-healthy foods (avocados, fish/olive oil) instead. Exercise daily, avoid smoking or drinking alcohol excessively, and get plenty of good, restorative sleep to relieve stress.

7 Ways A Brain Injury Can Affect Your GI Tract

Disruptions in intestinal-cerebral communication following a brain injury can snowball into GI tract dysfunctions such as irritable bowel syndrome, enhanced permeability or depletion of the gut lining, and abdominal pain. Systemic malfunctions include autonomic dysregulation, extreme immune responses, and collapse of the blood-brain barrier. Strengthen your gut by ingesting probiotics.

Is A Hidden Infection The Cause of Your Chronic Fatigue?

If basic testing fails to justify your ceaseless exhaustion, do more elaborate tests to check for hidden pathogens (viruses, fungi, bacteria). A sore throat, forgetfulness, inexplicable muscle pain, and unrefreshing sleep are typical symptoms. How aggressively your immune system responds to infections depends on your genes. Some gene variants induce a chain reaction of inflammatory proteins.

Oxytocin Is More Than Just A Love Hormone!

Oxytocin has shown to improve the quality of life, leaving you healthier and happier. It enhances mother-child bonding and helps in breastfeeding and childbirth. It boosts sex drive, loyalty, and intimacy between lovers, making it ideal for couple therapy. It makes you more social, while discouraging drug and alcohol addiction. It fosters trust and calms your nerves.

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