INTEGRIS On Your Health Blog

The INTEGRIS On Your Health blog is packed with professional advice on wellness, nutrition, fitness and family health. It's trustworthy, Oklahoma-centric news from INTEGRIS doctors and experts to help you live your healthiest life.

Subscribe to INTEGRIS

Subscribe for weekly emails full of useful and interesting Oklahoma-centric health and wellness info, from the doctors and health experts at INTEGRIS.

Image

How to Recognize Serious Depression After a Stroke

If post-stroke depression becomes serious enough, it can greatly decrease a patient’s quality of life. Depression will affect a survivor’s daily functioning, interfere with recovery and even decrease his or her lifespan. Here are signs you need to recognize.

STAFF

Image

Can Brain Puzzles Boost Your Memory?

Can stimulating puzzles and games change how the brain ages? To mark Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month, INTEGRIS neurologist Dr. Tinsley has the answers.

STAFF

Image

Signs You Might Have a Food Allergy

Allergic reactions can range from minor to life-threatening and can cause a wide range of symptoms depending on how severely the immune system reacts to foods. Minor allergic reactions can usually be managed with common medications, while severe allergic reactions typically mandate emergency medical intervention.

STAFF

Image

Protect Your Skin by Avoiding These Unexpected Sunburn Triggers

Did you know the hot Oklahoma sun can do serious damage to your skin in as little as 10 minutes? Take a look at these unexpected triggers that might cause you to burn in the sun before you know it.

STAFF

Image

Tips for Navigating Social Events While in Recovery From Alcoholism

Recovering from alcoholism is a life-long journey — one with a variety of challenges along the way. One particularly difficult aspect of life after alcoholism is navigating social situations while abstaining from drinking. Here are some tips for socializing without compromising your sobriety.

STAFF

Image

What is Bulletproof Coffee?

Bulletproof coffee is a dietary trend sweeping the country. People who follow a low-carb, high-fat diet, such as the paleo diet and the ketogenic diet, swear by its ability to keep them energized, fueled and focused all morning long while burning fat at an elevated rate. But is bulletproof coffee actually good for your health, and does it live up to the hype?

STAFF

Image

Meet Molly, INTEGRIS Therapy Dog

Volunteering is often called the “helper’s high” because it positively impacts lifespan and mood. While volunteering, connections are built that spark feelings of energy and happiness. People feel those and many other positive vibes when they encounter a very special INTEGRIS volunteer, Molly the Therapy Dog.

STAFF

Image

The Relationship Between Allergies and Asthma

Oklahoma is one of the top states for allergies. If you have allergic asthma, here are a few tips to help you cope when pollen and mold counts are high.

STAFF

Image

A Guide to Different Types of Rehabilitation Therapy

If you’ve been seriously injured, undergone surgery or experienced a stroke, your doctor may recommend rehabilitation to help you recover. Learn the differences between occupational, physical and speech therapy.

STAFF

Image

Don't Miss These Oklahoma City Outdoor Summer Activities

Whether you’re looking for something to do with your friends from out of town or want to try something new for a family adventure, summertime is an exciting time to get outside. We’ve gathered a list of events happening throughout Oklahoma City to get you out the door and enjoying the season. While you’re having fun, don’t forget to slather on the sunscreen!

STAFF

View more