Get to know Family Nurse Practitioner Dr. Amanda Carlile, who serves the population of Dallas, Texas.
Amanda completed her undergraduate degree from the University of Oklahoma and received her Bachelors of Arts in Sociology. She then pursued her nursing degree at the University of Missouri through the accelerated program. Wanting to further her education she attended Baylor University and received her Master’s of Science in Nursing and became board certified as Family Nurse Practitioner. To stay up to date in her field she remains a professional member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Texas Nurse Practitioners, and the North Texas Nurse Practitioners.
Amanda previously worked in Neurology and Geriatrics. Where the patient populations were very difficult and frustrating because she was treating every symptom with a pharmaceutical medication. The patient would then have side effects from these medications and so then another drug would be added. She felt this was not preventing disease, but creating more.
In 2013, she was struggling with fertility issues. She had been diagnosed with Autoimmune Thyroid severals years before, but knew these were tied together. She attended a Functional Medicine course about hormone therapy. She realized that she wasn’t addressing the root cause. This was the turning point in her career. She began to read and attend as many conferences she could to learn more about Functional medicine. This became her passion and she wanted to address disease through prevention.
Both conventional and functional medicine can be used to help a patient reach their optimal wellness. She practices from a Functional medicine view, but understands when conventional medicine is needed. She wants to help you achieve your optimal health. She currently practices with
Nurse Practitioners are registered nurses with specialized educational and clinical training in family practice. Nurse practitioners have a higher degree of training, in both the classroom and clinical setting, than Registered Nurses do, although becoming an RN is a prerequisite.
Learn More about Dr. Amanda Carlile:
Her online profile, http://inanurse.com/network/index.php?do=/4141941/info/ Through The Pursuit for Wellness, https://thepursuitforwellness.com/, she can be contacted at (469) 381-4024, and is located in Dallas, Texas.
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