Dr Julia Ward is a champion for the healthcare of busy stressed out moms. Her own issues with hormone imbalances and chronic fatigue spurred her to com- plete a study of functional medicine. This is a more holistic way of approaching health that looks for the root causes of symptoms rather than just treating a di- agnosis with a prescription. As a working mom with five kids she knows what it feels like to be overwhelmed with fatigue, stress, and other changes that happen with age. Dr Ward has been able to bring balance to her own health as well as to those of hundreds of her patients. She graduated medical school from the University of Southern California and has been practicing medicine for over 25 years.