Episode #180: Unexpected with Dr. Jill Carnahan, MD, ABIHM, ABOIM, IFMCP
Why You Should Listen: In this episode, you will learn about finding resilience through functional medicine, science, and faith. About My Guest: My guest for this episode is Dr. Jill Carnahan. Known as ‘Your Functional Medicine Expert®’ Dr. Jill Carnahan, MD, ABIHM, ABOIM, IFMCP has been featured in People magazine, Shape, Parade, Forbes, MindBodyGreen, First for Women, Townsend Letter, and The Huffington Post; as well as seen on NBC News and health segments with Joan Lunden. She is a prominent global keynote speaker and a prolific writer sharing her knowledge on stage and in podcasts. With over a decade of producing popular content, her articles can be found in journals, newsletters, books, and on social media. She is the Medical Director of Flatiron Functional Medicine, a widely sought-after practice with a broad range of clinical services including functional medicine protocols, nutritional consultations, chiropractic therapy, naturopathic medicine, acupuncture, and massage therapy. A survivor of breast cancer, Crohn’s disease, and mold toxicity, she routinely treats patients who come to her for solutions to their medical mysteries that haven’t been solved. Her YouTube channel and podcast features interviews with the world’s most respected names in medicine, science, and functional medicine. She co-authored the Personalized and Precision Integrative Cardiovascular Medicine Textbook and just released her prescriptive memoir "Unexpected: Finding Resilience through Functional Medicine, Science, and Faith" through Forefront Publishing. People relate to Dr. Jill’s science-backed opinions delivered with authenticity, love, and humor. She is known for inspiring her audience to thrive even in the midst of difficulties. Key Takeaways: How did Dr. Jill's first experience with rock climbing become a metaphor for the challenges of life?What role does intuition play in patient care?What is functional medicine?How did the ecosystem, microbiome, and terrain of growing up on a farm influence her work with her patients today?How do we create "margin" on our buckets?How significant are pesticides and chemicals relative to heavy metals?Are EMFs a contributor to chronic illness?What are LPS and endotoxins?What is an HSP or highly sensitive person?Is the consumption of animal protein health-supporting?How might elevated ApoB be approached?What is the true driver of TMAO production?Are most people iron deficient and copper toxic?What is the role of neuroplasticity in healing?When do stress and trauma move from supportive or hormetic to pathogenic? Connect With My Guest: http://ReadUnexpected.com Interview Date: February 3, 2023 Transcript: To review a transcript of this show, visit https://BetterHealthGuy.com/Episode180. Additional Information: To learn more, visit https://BetterHealthGuy.com. Disclaimer: The content of this show is for informational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any illness or medical condition. Nothing in today's discussion is meant to serve as medical advice or as information to facilitate self-treatment. As always, please discuss any potential health-related decisions with your own personal medical authority.