Dr. Shawn M. Carney is a naturopathic physician with a long history of helping patients of all ages with many different health concerns. After graduating with honors as a double major in environmental science and philosophy from Purchase College in New York, Dr. Carney continued to pursue a fusion of these interests by undertaking a career in integrative medicine. He received a doctorate in naturopathic medicine from the University of Bridgeport after having worked for several engineering and environmental science firms and serving as a full-time emergency medical technician.
Dr. Carney has studied in a wide array of settings including physicians from the International Lyme and Associated Disease Society (ILADS) and is a licensed naturopathic physician in both Connecticut and Vermont. He lectures widely through Fairfield and New Haven counties on many topics including ADD/ADHD, Cholesterol, Diabetes, Lyme Disease, and Fibromyalgia.
4/29/2019: Dr. Carney discusses Lyme Disease & Co-Infections at Edge of the Woods – 5:30pm
In 2013, the CDC publicly announced that cases of Lyme disease are vastly underreported, and that 300,000 people are diagnosed each year in the U.S., which is 10 times as many as officially reported. Dr. Carney will discuss scientific findings about Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses as well as the most sensitive testing available. He will also discuss the role of integrative medicine as using effective anti-microbials, addressing other underlying conditions which make symptoms worse and removing barriers to wellness.
5/6/2019: Dr. Carney discusses Lowering Cholesterol & Triglycerides Naturally – 6pm
The most commonly prescribed drug in the United States is a statin medication prescribed to lower high lipid levels. Unfortunately, these types of medications can have serious side effects. Dr. Shawn M. Carney, a naturopathic physician at Revive Wellness Center, will discuss science-based natural methods to lower cholesterol and triglycerides to acceptable levels, the relevance of glycemic index for blood lipids, and examine some of the most current controversy around dietary saturated fats.
5/20/2019: Dr. Carney discusses Weight Management – 6pm
The pattern and composition of the daily diet influences our ability to maintain a healthy weight. Dr. Carney will discuss a clinically proven eating style that can be maintained for a lifetime, result in fat loss, and has been documented to prevent as well as treat many chronic health conditions like diabetes and high cholesterol.