INTEGRIS On Your Health Blog

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How Traditional Chinese Medicine Can Help Keep You Well

Combining an "East Meets West" approach, the concept of health and wellness is becoming more integrated between Western and Eastern medicine.

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"It Always Seems Too Early Until It's Too Late"

Today is National Healthcare Decisions Day. Studies show 90 percent of people believe talking with their loved ones about end-of-life care is important, but only 27 percent have actually had the conversation.

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The Health Benefits of Superfoods

Eating nutrient-dense foods can not only make you feel great, but may even reduce your risk of certain chronic health conditions while providing multiple health benefits. It's like they say: "Food IS medicine."

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All About the OKC Boathouse District

The Boathouse District has become a go-to destination for families, athletes, adventurers and thrill seekers. Located right in the center of Oklahoma City, the district is home to boathouses, a high-performance training center and the RIVERSPORT Adventure Center.

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The Science of Helmets

Helmets are essential to prevent traumatic brain injuries caused by impact. Activities such as riding a bike or scooter, skateboarding, playing a contact sport, rock climbing, riding a horse or driving a motorcycle can all result in head injuries. That’s why it’s so important to always wear a helmet when taking part in a potentially dangerous activity.

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Foods That May Contribute to Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Is that cramping, abdominal pain or bloating simply indigestion, or could it be something more? April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month, so learn to identify the FODMAPs that may be causing your IBS.

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Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: The Dangerous Heart Condition New Moms Should Understand

Did you know a healthy expectant mother can be diagnosed with a heart condition that can be fatal, mere days before giving birth? Peripartum cardiomyopathy is an uncommon yet sometimes fatal form of cardiac disease, in which the heart muscle thins and weakens late in pregnancy and following childbirth. Dr. Zeeshan Khan, an interventional cardiologist., tells you how to recognize the signs.

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Hiking Safety Tips to Enjoy the Great Outdoors

If you’re not an experienced hiker but are thinking about trying a few Oklahoma hiking trails this year, we’ve compiled a few hiking tips to help you prepare to stay safe and enjoy the great outdoors.

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A First-Person Account of a Colonoscopy

Since we've come to the end of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, let's talk about something potentially unpleasant and embarrassing: colonoscopies. An INTEGRIS employee demystifies her recent colonoscopy to encourage others to undergo this important, life-saving screening.

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Colon Cancer on the Rise in Younger People

If you’ve been reading or watching health news lately, you might have seen a wave of news stories about cancer diagnoses on the rise in younger generations. More people in their 20s and 30s are diagnosed with colon cancer than ever before.

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