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Dr. Jill Carnahan
Dr. Jill is Your Functional Medicine Expert! She uses functional medicine to help you find the 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 - Family Medicine (ABFM)
Board Certified - American Board of Integrative Medicine (ABOIM)
Certified in Functional Medicine (IFMCP)
Awarded 40 Leaders Under 40
Thought Leader in the growing field of Functional Medicine
Board Certifications
ABOIM
American Board of Family Medicine
The Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner

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American Academy of Anti Aging Medicine
American Academy of Family Practitioners
Christian Medical and Dental Association
Colorado State Medical Society
Boulder County Medical Society
The Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner
Dr. Jill's Blog

Photobiomodulation and Your Brain

Now I know what you’re thinking… why would I stick a light up my nose, Dr. Jill? Strange sounding, for sure, but hear me out. There’s tons of research suggesting that light stimulation of the capillaries and cells through your nasal pathways and into your hippocampus has the ability to introduce light energy to your…

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Stroke and Dementia Risk Grows with Intake of Artificial Sweeteners

Diet sodas are gaining negative attention yet again, and for good reason. A recent study found that consuming a daily can of sugar-free soda is associated with higher risks of suffering a stroke or developing dementia. Heavily sugared drinks already had a bad rap for causing a myriad of health issues such as weight gain, liver…

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Dr. Jill’s Top Ten Recommended Books for the New Year!

Dr. Jill’s Top Ten Recommended Books for the New Year! I just love new beginnings!  Two-thousand and sixteen was an exceptionally difficult year for me personally.   However, one thing I have learned is that I was born to overcome!  Many of you know I beat breast cancer in 2001 and Crohn’s disease one year later in 2002. (you…

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Flatiron Functional Medicine Holiday Giveaway

Berkey water filters produce purified drinking water, surpassing standards set by the military in order to be able to differentiate between the quality of water filtration systems. They set the bar high so that very few are able to achieve this classification. Berkey water filters not only meet the standard but surpass it. The technology…

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Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS): When Histamine Goes Haywire…

Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS): When Histamine Goes Haywire… Mast cells are present in most tissues throughout the human body, especially connective tissue, skin, intestinal lining cardiovascular system, nervous system, and reproductive organs. They are part of the allergic response designed to protect us from threat and injury.  When the body is exposed to a…

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Testimonials

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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