Dr. Julie T. Chen, MD

Bio

Dr. Julie Chen is a fellowship-trained, board-certified integrative medicine physician with her own clinic in San Jose, California where she incorporates medical acupuncture, Chinese scalp acupuncture, osteopathic manipulations, clinical hypnotherapy, and vitamin/herbal therapy into her medical practice. She has a background in internal medicine and has worked in corporate wellness in various Silicon Valley-based corporations. Dr. Julie has authored numerous clinical research study articles, contributed to medical textbooks, served on various medical expert panels, been regularly featured on national radio and TV programs, as well as been regularly published in national magazines, newspapers, and websites. She works daily with her clinic patients toward a healthier lifestyle and mindset through an integration of various complementary and conventional healing modalities.

Specialties:

Location:

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    SATURDAY, May 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Depression may increase the risk of Crohn's disease flare-ups in people with the inflammatory bowel disorder, an early new study suggests.

    The study included about 3,150 Crohn's patients who completed online questionnaires about their disease, its...Full Article

  • Julie T. Chen, MD answered:
    Some guidelines when buying probiotics: buy as far away from the Use By date as possible, start with a low dose, and read the label to ensure you know the ingredients. Watch as integrative medicine expert Julie Chen, MD, explains these guidelines. Read More
  • Julie T. Chen, MD answered:
    Probiotics are the good bacteria that help balance out the toxic bacteria in your gut lining, which helps keep you healthy. In this video, integrative medicine expert Julie Chen, MD, explains what probiotics are and how they benefit our health. Read More
  • Julie T. Chen, MD answered:
    If you are breastfeeding or pregnant, it is safe to take probiotics - but you should always clear any supplements you take with your doctor. Watch integrative medicine expert Julie Chen, MD, explain what to keep in mind, especially type and dose. Read More
  • Julie T. Chen, MD answered:
    It's ideal to get your nutrients from food - but for probiotics, it's actually more effective to take it as a pill. Watch integrative medicine expert Julie Chen, MD, explain the various benefits of taking a probiotic in pill form, over eating yogurt. Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Physical Medicine/rehabilitation:

    TUESDAY, April 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Four men paralyzed below the waist have regained some movement in their legs after a series of electrodes implanted along their spinal cord reawakened nerves long thought deadened, researchers are reporting.

    Electrical stimulation of the spinal c...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    MONDAY, March 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Medical marijuana pills and sprays might ease the symptoms of multiple sclerosis, but most other alternative therapies do little to lessen the pain and muscle rigidity that often accompanies the disease, according to new guidelines.

    To reach that...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Naturopathic Medicine:

    FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Massage can relieve neck pain if it's done often by a professional therapist and for the correct length of time, according to new research.

    One-hour sessions two or three times a week appear to be best, said study researcher Karen Sherman, senior...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Meditation could help improve mood, sleep and quality of life in teens with cancer, according to a small new study.

    Canadian researchers assigned eight teens with cancer to eight sessions of mindfulness-based meditation. Another five teenage canc...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative/complementary Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Uniformly improving the quality of acupuncture needles would help prevent potential problems such as skin reactions and pain, according to a new study.

    "Acupuncture needle manufacturers, including the well-established ones, should review and imp...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative/complementary Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Uniformly improving the quality of acupuncture needles would help prevent potential problems such as skin reactions and pain, according to a new study.

    "Acupuncture needle manufacturers, including the well-established ones, should review and imp...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative/complementary Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Uniformly improving the quality of acupuncture needles would help prevent potential problems such as skin reactions and pain, according to a new study.

    "Acupuncture needle manufacturers, including the well-established ones, should review and imp...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative/complementary Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Uniformly improving the quality of acupuncture needles would help prevent potential problems such as skin reactions and pain, according to a new study.

    "Acupuncture needle manufacturers, including the well-established ones, should review and imp...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative & Complementary Medicine:

    MONDAY, Jan. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Daily meditation might help some people relieve anxiety, depression and pain, Johns Hopkins University researchers report.

    Many people meditate in an attempt to reduce stress and stress-related health problems. But whether this centuries-old approach to ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative & Complementary Medicine:

    MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Chances are that you've heard good things about yoga. It can relax you. It can get you fit -- just look at the bodies of some celebrities who sing yoga's praises. And, more and more, yoga is purported to be able to cure numerous medical conditions.

    ...Full Article