Anxiety, Fear and Resilience: How to Survive & Thrive

The Effects of Stress can Include:

  • Fear and worry
  • Changes in sleep or eating patterns
  • Difficulty sleeping or concentrating
  • Worsening of chronic health problems
  • Increased use of alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs



  • Understanding the cortisol awakening response and how it gives more insight to HPA-axis dysfunction compared to most traditional or functional testing
  • Review the HPA-axis process which elicits the CAR response
  • How a dysfunctional CAR relates to symptoms including anxiety, fatigue, inflammation, and autoimmunity
  • Treatment options for under or over-performing CAR responses
  • Discuss case examples with treatment
  • Review how other neurotransmitters play into anxiety and resiliency

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Dr. Carrie Jones, ND, MPH

Dr. Carrie Jones’ passion and expertise lies in the areas of hormonal, adrenal, and thyroid health. She recognises that imbalance can occur at any age and believes it is important to look at the big picture such as the appropriate use of lab testing. Dr. Jones graduated from the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) in Portland, Oregon then went on to complete her residency in women’s health, endocrinology and hormones. Later she graduated from Grand Canyon University’s Master of Public Health program with a goal of doing more international work and health empowerment. Dr. Jones is an adjunct professor at NUNM and regularly consults, lectures, and writes on the topic of hormones, thyroid, adrenals, autoimmune and more both nationally and internationally. As the Medical Director for Precision Analytical, Inc., her goals are to provide ongoing cutting edge integrative clinical education to the large network of providers paving the way of healthcare with functional medicine.