Many of you know Dr. Julie Tran Olive as a knowledgeable and caring naturopathic doctor—however, did you know that the knowledge that’s required to be a naturopathic doctor is more holistic and is complimentary to the skills of a doctor practicing Western medicine?
That’s because naturopathic doctors take a natural approach to health care, concentrating on the whole physique, not just the symptoms.

To become a licensed naturopathic doctor requires earning degree in naturopathic medicine. Inspired by the idea that healing can be achieved holistically, Dr. Julie studied and earned her Naturopathic Doctorate degree in Naturopathic Medicine from the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine.

That’s why when you come to see Dr. Julie, you’ll find that she’s just as interested in understanding the possible causes of any illness or disease as she is treating symptoms. Her goal—as it is with all naturopathic doctors—is to help you achieve optimal health naturally.

Here are the types of questions that Dr. Julie may ask you:

• What is your health history?
• What is your current lifestyle?
• How is your physical health? Are you active?
• How is your emotional health? Is there a lot of stress in your life?
• How is your environmental health?
How can a Naturopath like Dr. Julie help me?

When you make an appointment with Dr. Julie, she will apply her holistic medical knowledge to help your body use its own ability to heal itself, plus she may also recommend using natural (or whole) supplements and food. In addition, Dr. Julie may make lifestyle changes to treat patients who might otherwise require medications or surgery to treat preventable conditions.

For example, if you have chronic back and shoulder pain, Dr. Julie may recommend that you find an ergonomic chair to sit in when you work, as well as recommend an herbal supplement and exercises to help the back and shoulders.

The same goes for those of you who are planning to start a family. Dr Julie may recommend a plan for you to follow and include acupuncture as well as a natural tea to help balance your energies.

Comprehensive Naturopathic Health Reviews
As a licensed naturopathic doctor in San Jose, Dr. Julie is experienced in helping Silicon Valley professionals who have high stress careers gain more balance in their life by uses a range of natural therapies including diet, exercise, and supplements. As a naturopathic doctor, Dr. Julie is trained in functional medicine, a holistic approach that looks at how different aspects of your life impact your health and well-being.

Of course, Dr. Julie helps more than just the Silicon Valley crowd, as a health professional who has trained extensively in natural medicine, she treats individuals of all ages who are suffering any type of chronic pain or minor injuries. Better yet, Dr. Julie also focuses on preventing illness through diet, exercise, and lifestyle counseling.

Naturopathic Doctors Compliment Medical Doctors
As a naturopathic doctor, Dr. Julie uses natural remedies instead of prescribing drugs to heal people. These remedies include herbal therapies, massage therapy, and acupuncture.

She doesn’t diagnose or prescribe conditions as a medical doctor would. Instead, Dr. Julie focuses on preventing illness by promoting good nutrition and healthy lifestyle habits such as proper exercise.

Dr. Julie Gets to the Cause of Health Issues
Since Dr. Julie looks at the entire health picture—not just the symptoms—she can get to the root cause of the illness. By viewing the body as a whole system, the clues to illnesses are easier to see.
In fact, Dr. Julie can help health issues such as allergies, chronic pain, digestive issues such as IBS, metabolic disorders like diabetes type 1 & 2. Not to mention, sleep disturbances like insomnia.

Prevention is an Important Focus in Naturopathy
As a naturopathic doctor, Dr. Julie specializing in preventing as well as treating chronic diseases by using natural, non-invasive methods. She will use common treatments such as herbal medicine, homeopathy, nutrition counseling, lifestyle coaching, and acupuncture. Dr. Julie will often emphasizing dietary and lifestyle changes to help you reach your best state of health, so you can live a fully enjoyable life.

Customized Naturopathic Treatment Plans
When you see Dr. Julie, she may create a custom treatment plan that addresses your physical, mental, and emotional needs. For example, she may recommend diet changes; homeopathic remedies, herbal medicines, vitamins, or minerals; and even lifestyle changes like exercise or bicycle riding; as well as stress reduction techniques. Her goal for you is holistic health and wellness for the long run.

Restore Your Natural Healing Ability
One of the best benefits of naturopathic medicine is the focus on natural ways of healing—which in turn helps restore our body’s natural healing processes. By focusing on the combination of a healthy diet, herbalism, acupuncture, homeopathy, and more, Dr. Julie helps safely bring relief from illness or health conditions—and helps prevent disease from happening in the first place.

Call Dr. Julie for a Consultation Today
Dr. Julie Tran-Olive is a licensed naturopathic doctor, licensed acupuncturist and herbalist, all of which means she can professionally help you with your health concerns in a more integrated, knowledgeable way, both holistically and naturally.

Her personalized care and treatment plans have helped thousands of individuals throughout the San Francisco Bay Area attain healthier and happier outcomes. Combined with her empathy, sincerity and positivity, Dr. Julie is known as one of the best and most passionate naturopathic doctors for those who want to find practical, holistic answers to their health questions—and apply this knowledge to their own lives to attain and maintain their best health.

Article is based on and includes excerpts from a recent article “Benefits to Seeing a Naturopathic Doctor” by Aging Healthy Today, a popular online health magazine.


If you’d like to make an appointment with Dr Julie Tran-Olive, call (408) 792-7229 today.