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Here's How Your Hormones Affect Your Mood Sep 1st, 2019

Many factors can influence your mood, from the changing weather to your own internal systems. Controlled by a structure in your brain called the hypothalamus, your hormones make a big difference in your emotional state, causing both good and bad mood patterns. Regulating your hormones can significantly improve and balance...

Why You Should Never Skip a Mammogram Aug 1st, 2019

About 12% of women will have breast cancer at some point during their lives. The disease causes over 40,000 deaths every single year. Thankfully, when diagnosed and treated early, survival rates are high. That's why mammograms are so important. They're one of the best ways to diagnose breast cancer in...

The Link Between Diabetes and Obesity Jul 1st, 2019

Does the possibility of becoming diabetic keep you up at night? The link between weight gain and the development of type 2 diabetes is more complicated than you might think, but you might be able to lower your risk of one by treating the other. At Grassroots Healthcare in Tulsa,...

What Every Sexually Active Adult Should Know About STDs Jun 1st, 2019

In the United States alone, almost 3 million people suffer from at least one type of STD. That said, many Americans don’t get tested regularly, and a large number of them continue to live their lives undiagnosed, spreading STDs to their partners. While STDs are no longer as dangerous as...

Could You Be Prediabetic and Not Know It? May 2nd, 2019

If you have prediabetes, your goal should be preventing the condition from turning into type 2 diabetes. But, how do you do that? Do you even know if you’re one of the 84 million American adults with prediabetes? At Grassroots Healthcare in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Dr. Melita Tate and our team...

How Untreated Depression Can Harm Your Physical Health Apr 8th, 2019

Across the world, it’s estimated that over 350 million people suffer from depression that is severe enough to interfere with how they function. A sometimes life-threatening mental health condition, depression can cause a range of symptoms, including extreme sadness, feelings of worthlessness and hopelessness, and a lack of interest in...

Myths and Facts About Hormone Replacement Therapy Every Woman Should Know Mar 12th, 2019

If you’ve talked to friends, family, or conducted your own web search you may have ended up with conflicting information regarding hormone replacement. A mixture of information can make it challenging to separate fact from fiction. Read on to get the factual scoop on hormone replacement therapy and discuss it...

The Many Benefits of a Medically Supervised Sugar Detox Feb 11th, 2019

You may be surprised to learn that sugar is the root of all evil when it comes to your health and wellbeing, especially when being overweight is also a concern. According to medical experts, sugar is at the heart of the American obesity epidemic and is the underlying cause of...

Attain and Maintain Your Ideal Weight in 2019 With our Help Jan 10th, 2019

Achieving a healthy weight is about more than aesthetics; it’s about your health. But many people in our home state of Oklahoma are obese -- one in every three adults. If you’re in that group, we want to help you attain your ideal weight this year to reduce your risk...