| Posted On Feb 23, 2023 | By:

Oh, My Aching Head! 5 Common Types of Headaches

Almost everyone has experienced a headache at some point in their lives, but did you know that there are over 150 unique types of headaches? Common though they may be, one headache may definitely not be like another. Different types of headaches are defined by a combination of symptoms, duration, frequency, and triggers and respond to different kinds of treatment.

Below are a few of the more distinct types of headaches, their causes,

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| Posted On Feb 15, 2023 | By:

Presidents’ Day Holiday Hours

On Monday, February 20th, Atrius Health medical practices will be closed for the Presidents’ Day holiday 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, call your doctor’s office at any time, day or night. Your call will be directed to our 24/7 medical staff and triaged as needed. If it is determined that you need an urgent care appointment,

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| Posted On Feb 09, 2023 | By:

We Ask Because We Care

At Atrius Health, our mission is to provide the right care with kindness and compassion every day for every person we serve. In order to better fulfill our promise to “provide the right care,” we began to routinely request information on gender and sexual orientation in late 2019.  We are now pleased to announce that starting March 7, 2023 we will be inviting our patients to share more details about their race,

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| Posted On Feb 07, 2023 | By:

Six Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Blood Pressure

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology released updated guidelines for diagnosing and treating high blood pressure, also called hypertension, in late 2017. These most recent guidelines recommend that blood pressure should be treated when it is higher than 130/80, rather than the previous 140/90. Under these guidelines, it’s estimated that half of the U.S. population has high blood pressure.

High blood pressure, often referred to as the “silent killer,” often has no warning signs or symptoms.

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| Posted On Feb 02, 2023 | By:

Got Salt? Reducing Sodium in Your Diet

Sodium is an essential mineral found in many of the foods we eat every day. And while some sodium is necessary for your body to function properly, high sodium intake can increase your risk for heart disease and stroke by elevating your blood pressure. Unfortunately, many Americans consume far more sodium than they need to, increasing the risk of serious illness.

Sodium, commonly consumed as sodium chloride (table salt), is often used interchangeably with salt,

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