The Head And The Heart

It’s February, which means it’s Heart Health and Gum Disease Awareness Month. The reason we acknowledge these two diseases in the same month: heart health and periodontal (gum) disease are linked. Although we don’t have a definitive understanding as to exactly how one affects the other, we do know that gum disease can exacerbate existing heart conditions and increase the…

Pain Killers Don’t Always Come In A Bottle

Have you got a pain in the neck…and no not your in-laws or the next door neighbors? And yes, I know those can be real pains too. But I am talking about the actual physical pains that keep us up at night or take us away from the activities that we love doing. Most everyone out of childhood knows about…

Inside Out Chiropractic

Tulsans looking to stay or get back on the road to good health have a new tool to help them achieve their goals. Inside Out Chiropractic, which opened June 26 at The Vineyard on Memorial, 7891 E. 108th St., offers practice members the latest in research-based chiropractic care in a caring, family-friendly environment.

Weight Loss Secrets

We've all tried fad diets to lose weight. Maybe it's for a big event like a class reunion or a milestone birthday, or simply because the doctor says, "yes, it's time." Whether it's Atkins or Paleo, or even the lollipop or cabbage soup diet, each one promises a way to shed some extra pounds. And guess what? It works! For…

Summer’s Almost Over

New shoes, new clothes or uniforms, notebooks, pens, pencils … what about the BEST confidence builder … A BEAUTIFUL, HEALTHY SMILE! Nothing builds self-esteem like being able to smile with confidence. The wardrobe is important with the latest styles, but “the look” can be dashed with an unhealthy, unattractive smile.

You’re Not Crazy

It's January and it's cold outside. Are you burning up? Are you plagued with hot flashes, feel depressed, forgetful, and are exhausted all the time? It's not your fault. It might be your hormones causing all that havoc. Caleb Meacham, a pharmacist with Apotheke Rx Pharmacy, says, "Weight gain, low energy, and low libido are just a few of the…

Look! I Can See!

Parents, a comprehensive eye exam should be on your child’s back to school list to ensure they are able to maximize their potential to learn. More than 80% of what we learn is through vision.

Backwoods Takes You Back to Nature

TL: Is there a reason the business was started? Richard: The founder was unable to find the equipment he needed for his outdoor adventure trips in one convenient place and realized that many would feel the same so he started a business to address those needs.

Dr. Raj M. Patel

The dentist. Oh, that lovely dreaded yet necessary appointment you are obligated to attend every six months. The only way I can get my 5 year-old to go to the dentist and not cower in fear is if I tell her it’s time to get your “teeth glittered.” Glitter always wins; remember that. Luckily for me, on this day, my…