| Posted On Dec 26, 2019 | By:

Our Top Health Blogs of 2019

As we look forward to a healthy 2020, we thought it was a good time to look back at some of our most popular health blog posts of 2019. Here’s a quick summary in case you happened to miss any of them!

Six Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Blood Pressure
If you are diagnosed with high blood pressure, your provider may prescribe medication to lower your blood pressure. It’s important that you take your medication regularly and as instructed.

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| Posted On Dec 19, 2019 | By:

Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day Holiday Urgent Care

On Christmas Eve (Tuesday, December 24th), all Atrius Health practice locations (and including urgent care and pharmacy, laboratory, and radiology) will be closed for care as of 5:00pm that day. On Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, our Atrius Health practices will be closed for routine care except for those practices listed below, which are open for pre-scheduled urgent care appointments.

If you feel you need medical advice or think that you may need to be seen,

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| Posted On Dec 03, 2019 | By:

Understanding and Getting Help for an Eating Disorder

Generally speaking, an eating disorder is an illness in which a person has an abnormal relationship with food and their body. There are various components of eating disorders, including both a behavioral (physical) element and a cognitive (mental) element. The physical part of the illness can include behaviors such as when someone actively restricts the number of calories they eat, or they overeat and then purge to attempt to avoid gaining weight. There is also the cognitive part of the disorder,

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