In this interview with Andrew Fitzgerald-Cook, Dr. Carrie Jones discusses the cortisol awakening response and how variations of this response contribute to health and disease states.

What you’ll learn in this podcast:

  1. What is the Cortisol Awakening Response (CAR) and why it is important to our health
  2. The different impairments in the CAR and how it presents in patients
  3. When to conduct further testing
  4. Which natural remedies to apply to rectify an impaired CAR response


Dr Carrie Jones, ND, MPH, Medical Director for Precision Analytical

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.

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.