Articles written by: Julie Chen

Dr. Julie T. Chen, M.D. an integrative medicine physician who is board-certified in internal medicine and is also fellowship-trained and board-certified in integrative medicine. She has her own medical practice in San Jose, CA, is the medical director of corporation wellness at several Silicon Valley-based corporations, is on several medical expert panels of websites as well as non-profit organizations and more. To learn more about Dr. Julie, you can check out her website at www.makinghealthyez.com.

Slow Digestion…What Gastroparesis Is and How to Fix it!
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Slow Digestion…What Gastroparesis Is and How to Fix it!

August is National Gastroparesis Awareness Month…and you might be wondering what is that and why are we even talking about it. But, despite some of you possibly not being really aware of this health issue, one thing that is linked to it is actually commonly talked about and that’s Diabetes. […]

Parents Need TLC Too!…Self-Care Tips for Busy Parents
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Parents Need TLC Too!…Self-Care Tips for Busy Parents

In celebration of July’s National Parent’s Day, I’d like to send out some gratitude for my parents but I’d like to also send out some ‘take care of yourselves’ tips for all the hardworking loving parents out there…you deserve it! I know that when you’re a parent, your priorities and […]

Preventing Migraines Makes My Head Hurt!…Can I Get Some Help???
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Preventing Migraines Makes My Head Hurt!…Can I Get Some Help???

June is national migraine awareness month and as such, I’d like to talk about what you can do to lessen its impact in your life if you are a migraine sufferer. I have a lot of patients in my integrative medicine clinic in San Jose, CA who have migraines. And…I […]

Are There Foods That Help My Gut Be Healthier?
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Are There Foods That Help My Gut Be Healthier?

Nowadays we hear a lot about a healthy gut or healthy microbiome, so what does that even mean? Our gastrointestinal tract (aka “gut”) has flora that lives in there; some are healthy bugs and some are more insidious and can overgrow and negatively impact our health. There has been more […]

Are Multivitamins Necessary for Everyone?…
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Are Multivitamins Necessary for Everyone?…

Should I take a multivitamin? That is a question I frequently hear in my integrative medicine clinic in San Jose, CA. It seems that the supplement industry has done a great job in instilling in our minds that everyone should be on a multivitamin but in reality, if you eat […]