Why I Left Modern Medicine for Ayurveda

August 7, 2013    BY Carrie Demers

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.

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Carrie Demers
Carrie Demers MD, has practiced integrative medicine for 22 years. After earning her medical degree and becoming board-certified in internal medicine, Dr. Demers went on to study massage, homeopathy, yoga, meditation, nutrition, herbal medicine, and ayurveda. She uses all these modalities to support patients’ inherent ability to heal.

Dr. Demers sees patients, writes articles, and lectures nationally on integrative medicine. She is board-certified in integrative medicine, and has been the... Read more>>