Ubiqutious CoEnzyme Q10: from statins, to migraines, to Parkinson’s…to house cleaning?

Ubiquitous means existing or being everywhere at the same time.  And that is where the chemical name for CoQ10 (coenzyme Q10) came from: ubiquinone, because it is an enzyme found in every cell  in the body. That sure sounds integrative, doesn’t it?  And for reasons related to is ubiquity, CoQ10 has become one of my [...]

By |2018-01-04T07:57:01-06:00September 6th, 2013|Doctor Julie's Health Tips|1 Comment

The Vulnerability of Practicing Integrative Medicine: Courage and Connection

“God heals. The physician takes the fee.”  – Ben Franklin This is one of my favorite quotes.  It really sets the stage for what seems like a conflict of interest in having a private practice in Integrative Medicine.   And whenever we do something different or new, we are taking a risk.  It is not [...]

By |2018-01-04T07:05:47-06:00September 5th, 2013|Integrative Family Medicine, Physician Wellness|0 Comments

Two Wolves: Who and what do you feed within yourself?

An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy. “It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil – he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.” He [...]

Oprah and Doctor Julie

There are many times in life that strike me as quite interesting.  Betty, my 90 year old neighbor and friend called me spur of the moment today to see if I wanted to come over and view Oprah’s last show with her.  Now, I probably could count on one hand the times I have watched [...]

By |2018-01-04T07:33:53-06:00May 25th, 2011|Physician Wellness|0 Comments
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