Hypertension when left untreated is the leading cause of heart disease and stroke. Knowing your numbers is the first step in managing this treatable condition.
During the month of December Pentucket Medical is offering free blood pressure walk-in clinics at the dates/ times below. If you cannot get to one of our locations during these times, you can provide your latest BP numbers by posting them on https://www.pmaonline.com/patient-guide/patient-gateway/or calling your clinician’s office.
Hand, foot and mouth disease usually is found in children under the age of five. This disease is not as uncommon as you may think. The disease, which lasts around a week, causes fever-like sores to form on the hand, mouth and feet. Depending on the severity of the disease, sores might also form on the buttocks and legs.
Though hand, foot, and mouth disease can be contracted all year, it is most common in the summer. Continue reading “Find out how you can prevent Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (HFMD) in Andover, MA”