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Dr. Holly Lucille, ND, RN
Dr. Holly Lucille, aka “Dr. Holly” is a nationally recognized licensed Naturopathic Physician, author and educator. She graduated from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine where she received the prestigious “Daphne Blayden Award” for her “Commitment to Naturopathic Medicine, academic excellence, compassion, perseverance, a loving sense of humor and a positive, supportive outlook”.
She has had the incredible opportunity to do many things with her education. The biggest hat that she wears is that of a CONSUMER ADVOCATE. Whether it be as a practitioner, a consultant in the natural products industry, a prolific author of health care, or in any of the various media venues she appears, Dr. Holly strongly believes in empowerment to the people she serves.“I am in the business of empowerment. We live in a high information society but it is the understanding that I care about…I strive to put the dots really close together so people can connect them and own their own healthcare!”
Dr. Holly grew up as the daughter of two pharmacists and witnessed her father’s climb up the corporate ladder at one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. She was well versed in the Western medical approach: “You don’t feel well? Here, take this pill.” Even at a very young age she was troubled by this approach to health and always wanted to know “Why?” She would ask question after question until things made more sense to her.
What will it do for me?
Incensed, she thought, “I have to get into this system and help.” But becoming a nurse didn’t subdue the query of a reductionist approach or her desire to help. Soon, she was disillusioned with the simple directive of carrying out doctors’ orders. She wanted more rationale behind some of the decisions being made, and craved a more active and effective role in caring for people. In her quest to find a satisfying place for herself in healthcare, she joined the American Holistic Nursing Association.
Completing a post-graduate program in holistic nursing provided her with an environment in which she was guided by instruction and a philosophy that supported and treated people, not just their diagnoses, symptoms or lab tests. This felt perfect! After seven years in nursing, becoming a naturopathic physician seemed like the next natural step. As a Naturopathic Physician she has enjoyed over ten years of a diversified career fulfilling her passion of partnering with and helping each and every individual she can to feel and be well!
Naturopathic Physician, Author, Speaker & Life Coach
Dr. Holly Lucille
Creating and Maintaining Balance – A Woman’s Guide to Safe, Natural Hormone Balance
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Curcumin – potential powerhouse nutrient to help rheumatoid arthritis (RA), inflammation, and immune function by Dr. Holly Lucille, ND, RN 1 year ago View In conventional practices, NSAIDs and glucocorticoids are used the most frequently for RA treatment, but they also bring with them a host of side effects, especially in long-term use. Possible adverse effects include stomach and liver damage, allergic reactions, lowered immunity, increased blood pressure, lowered red blood cell activity (myelosuppression), and increased risk of osteoporosis. Worse [...]
Modern Day Stress: Supplement Your Lifestyle, by Holly LuCille, RN, ND by Dr. Holly Lucille, ND, RN 5 years ago View As promised in this third installment of “Modern Day Stress”, I am going to discuss appropriate supplementation to help support us as we careen through this world, sometimes with one foot on the brake and the other on the gas pedal subject to unrelenting chronic stressors. As we have learned, a mechanism once activated only in [...]
Creating and Maintaining Balance, Female Hormone Guide, by Holly LuCille NMD by Dr. Holly Lucille, ND, RN 5 years, 7 months ago View Today, women are looking for ways to address underlying issues rather than simply mask their symptoms. We are waking up to the fact that artificial hormones suppress the body’s natural cycle. They do nothing to address the cause of many of women’s symptoms-hormone imbalance. Creating and Maintaining Balance: A Woman’s Guide to Safe, Natural Hormone [...]
Water, Your Most Essential Nutrient by Dr. Holly Lucille, ND, RN 6 years, 2 months ago View Talk about essential nutrients – there is no more an essential nutrient than water. Your body depends on clean water to perform its daily functions, such as digestion, temperature and blood regulation, respiration, and detoxification. In particular, your body’s ability to flush out toxins and properly assimilate nutrients depends heavily on an abundant intake of clean, chemical [...]
Hemorrhaging Health – Contrasting Wealth and Wellness to get Whealthy by Dr. Holly Lucille by Dr. Holly Lucille, ND, RN 6 years, 4 months ago View As a naturopathic doctor and author, I lecture quite frequently all across the country. Last week I was on the blue-line train from O’Hare to downtown Chicago to address a group of doctors on subclinical hypothyroidism. As I approached the city, I thought, What the heck? , and decided to connect with my friend Maddy, who lives downtown. [...]
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