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Dr. Jill Carnahan
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!

Dr. Jill works as a functional medicine consultant in conjunction with your current health care team and is not considered a replacement for your primary care physician. She requires all new patients to have a primary care physician to cover emergencies and routine care and screening.

Dr. Jill's Specialty
Your Functional Medicine Expert®!
Residency completed in Family Medicine
Board Certified - Integrative Holistic Medicine (ABIHM)
Board Certified - Family Medicine (ABFM)
Certified in Functional Medicine (IFMCP)
Awarded 40 Leaders Under 40
Thought Leader in the growing field of Functional Medicine
Board Certifications
American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine
American Board of Family Medicine
The Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Veggies

Try this healthy and delicious Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Veggies recipe from Megan Forbes at Forbes Nutritional Consulting. Your family will love it! Enjoy! (source)   History of the Sweet Potato The origin and domestication of sweet potato is thought to be in either Central America or South America. In Central America, sweet potatoes were domesticated…


Raw & Dairy Free Spinach Soup

“I know.  It sounds AWFUL.  I saw a post for raw spinach soup and how nutritious it was but it took me MONTHS to actually try it.  It was okay.  I’d eat it again.  But, I like my new & improved version a lot better. I PROMISE if you try this, you will like it. …


Green Bean Buddha Bowl with Tahini Drizzle

“Cooking is all about creativity. Something I taught myself on my journey of 10 years of chronic illness was to include my creativity in my life- especially my food! While everyone else was out drinking beer and eating pizza (which I couldn’t do) I made my life extra special by using ingredients such as tahini,…


Is a Hidden Infection Causing Your Fatigue?

Is a Hidden Infection Causing Your Fatigue? Are you suffering from unrelenting fatigue that doesn’t seem to respond to any intervention?  Perhaps you’ve asked your doctor to check your thyroid function and it came back normal.  Perhaps you’ve been testing for iron-deficiency anemia this, too, was normal.  Or perhaps you’ve been told by an integrative medical…


Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie

Chocolatey, creamy, and sweet without sugar. Use a good blender, or cut this recipe in half and use an immersion blender for a large single serving or two kid sized servings. Healthy fats, protein, antioxidants, minerals in this make it a strong snack or starter for before school. The sunflower butter is a hearty addition…


Quinoa, Lentil & Roasted Vegetable Salad

This may not be the quickest salad to assemble, but it’s easy enough to prepare and keeps well (in fact, it gets better after a day or two in the fridge as the flavors deepen), so it’s worth the time investment. Quinoa and lentils combine to provide complete protein as well as antioxidants and healthy fiber. The vegetables…


Thai(ish) Chicken Soup

As long as you’ve planned ahead and obtained all the necessary ingredients, this chunky, Thai-inspired dish is the simplest soup you’ll ever make, and will come together in less than 30 minutes. Boasting six vegetables and four herbs, it provides a wealth of anti-inflammatory, cancer-protective and nutrients, and such gustatory pleasure you’ll forget you’re on a diet. Lastly,…


Oxytocin…It’s Not Just About Sex!

Oxytocin… it’s not just about sex!  The pituitary is a very important gland located at the base of the brain, just below the hypothalamus.  The two main sections of the gland, the anterior and posterior pituitary secrete some very essential hormones for life…. Anterior Pituitary Hormones ACTH (Adrenocorticotrophic Hormone) – stimulates adrenal gland to produce cortisol FSH…


Dr. Jill recently treated a family member for a chronic problem that other doctors were unable to uncover. Her persistence and integrative approach was finally what led to a diagnosis after months of no answers. What was even more amazing was Dr. Jill did this while she was 1000 miles away in a new practice! She was able to offer phone consultations and email communications were always returned quickly. She is top notch!

Cindy W
Cindy W

I wanted you to know that as an Integrative Functional Medicine doctor you are 10 out of 10. In fact I tell people that you are the only one in the USA that could effectively treat my condition, and I really believe that 🙂

Denise O
Denise O

I believe that people who go to functional medicine docs are typically desperate. We are the patients who are at the end of our proverbial rope, tired of taking drug after drug with no relief, and who traditional MDs don’t know what to do with. We just dream of a life without pain and to be able to function again. Thanks to Dr. Carnahan, I have no signs of the rheumatoid arthritis I was diagnosed with in 2012, and I’m regaining function that was stolen by the MS I was diagnosed with in 1991. I am recovering and regaining my life. Dr. Jill Carnahan is simply phenomenal.

Tracie B
Tracie B
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