Why would a doctor search for something beyond modern medicine? As a medical student, Dr. Carrie trained in hospitals and saw modern medicine’s amazing ability to restore people and send them home. When she became a primary care physician and most of her patients were not in hospitals, she realized that modern medicine focused mainly on symptoms and did little to get at the roots of her patients’ health problems.
ABOUT Carrie Demers Board-certified in internal medicine, Carrie Demers, MD, is a holistic physician who blends modern medicine with traditional approaches to health. After receiving her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Demers went on to study massage, homeopathy, nutrition, herbal medicine, yoga, and ayurveda. She has been the Director of the Himalayan Institute Total Health Center for the last 16 years. Widely recognized for her expertise, Dr. Demers has been interviewed by numerous magazines and newspapers and lectures nationally on holistic health and ayurveda. She is a frequent contributor to Yoga International.