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About Doctor Julie

Julie Reardon, MD has a passionate interest in empowering individuals to advocate for their own health. A leader in the growing movement of integrative and functional medicine physicians looking for a better way to serve the needs of their patients, she advocates a holistic mindset and lifestyle.

Private Eye

The other day I saw an eager 8 year old patient really wanted to listen to his heart with the stethoscope. I love it when my patients want to learn and happily let him. Then I asked him if he wanted to be a doctor when he grows up. He replied “No, I want to [...]

By Doctor Julie|2019-08-14T20:26:38-06:00August 12th, 2019|The LIVE IT Philosophy|0 Comments

Addressing Inflammation

One of the key principles in my LIVE IT Philosophy, is L for LEARN. The acronym LIVE IT – standing for Learn, Incorporate, Vitalize, Exercise, Imagine, Thank – represents my belief that being healthy shouldn’t be complicated, but rather supported every day by adopting a lifestyle that supports wellness. One important concept I have learned [...]

By Doctor Julie|2019-07-29T21:47:59-06:00July 25th, 2019|The LIVE IT Philosophy|0 Comments

Thoughts on mothers, nurturing, and family medicine

I can’t believe it’s May and that summer is just around the corner! As Mother’s Day approaches, I wanted to pause and express deep gratitude for mothers everywhere, and those women in our lives who are nurturing, loving, inspiring and supportive. When I think of mothers I think of families and I am so grateful [...]

Sacred Witness

I’ve been reflecting this week on all the ‘stuff’ - the cultural and self expectations that come with my roles of physician, mother, wife, friend, and daughter; never mind the uncharted and less defined territory of Integrative Medicine physician. As a doctor practicing Integrative Medicine and Functional Medicine the definitions and expectations are not as [...]

Three healthy steps for offsetting holiday sugar consumption

Even the most sugar averse health nut considers indulging when the holidays roll around. In true LIVE IT fashion, this is even true for my staff and me this time of year. In other words, our philosophy is that a little bit of anything won’t kill your healthy lifestyle. That said, every year I see [...]

The Active Austin Podcast with Dr. Jarod Carter

Doctor Julie was recently a guest on The Active Austin Podcast  with Dr. Jarod Carter of  Carter Physiotherapy. The podcast brings together Austin-based fitness and health care professionals for interviews about the latest trends and information to help Austinites improve their health, fitness, and wellbeing. Her interview covered the gamut from her educational background to insights into Doctor [...]

Let’s talk about sunscreen

Even though sunscreen is needed all year round to protect vulnerable skin - the largest organ in our bodies - it’s especially on everyone’s minds now that summer is in full swing. According to new research two of the most common types of skin cancer are on the rise. This means it’s more important than [...]

By Doctor Julie|2017-06-29T12:57:40-06:00June 29th, 2017|Doctor Julie's Health Tips|0 Comments