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Managing Eczema, Psoriasis, and Other Inflammatory Skin Conditions
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Managing Eczema, Psoriasis, and Other Inflammatory Skin Conditions

By Dr. Julie T. Chen, M.D. – Integrative Medicine Physician Many of my patients have inflammatory skin conditions like eczema or psoriasis and they are always asking about supplements and diet to help with these skin conditions. I usually have them build a foundation of healthy skin with an anti-inflammatory […]

What Exactly is Integrative Medicine?
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What Exactly is Integrative Medicine?

By Dr. Julie Chen When people ask me what I do for a living, they are frequently confused as to what Integrative Medicine really is. The name ‘Integrative Medicine’ pretty much describes what this field is about. Essentially, integrative medicine physicians like to integrate both conventional and alternative medicine treatment […]

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What Matters Most This Holiday Season: Gift Giving from The Heart

From the Holiday Archives: By Dr. Julie Chen After a tumultuous year, I think it’s important to have our gifts to our loved ones reflect something more than just materialism and the spending of money. When such a year of economic hardships, countries at war, and so many natural disasters, […]

Easy Ways to Work Out At Work
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Easy Ways to Work Out At Work

Dr. Julie Chen, M.D. If you are one of those people who just can’t manage to drag yourself to the gym after work or before work, then let’s start talking about getting in your work out while at work…that’s right, at work. A lot of people think you have to […]

What Should I Do to Avoid Kidney Stones?
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What Should I Do to Avoid Kidney Stones?

By Dr. Julie T. Chen For those of you who have had kidney stones, you know that having them can be one of the most painful experiences. Furthermore, more often than not, my patients come into my clinic with erroneous ideas about how to avoid them. So, I’m going to […]

Is Heat Stroke Dangerous?
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Is Heat Stroke Dangerous?

Dr. Julie Chen, M.D., Integrative Medicine Physician While there are many benefits of summer time such as more produce options and better weather to encourage us to be more active before and after work hours, there are still some risks that come along with the longer days filled with sunshine […]

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