WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, August 26th, 2019

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Mental Attitude: Connected Teens Become Healthier Young Adults? New research suggests that teens with higher levels of connectedness—such as feeling engaged, supported, and cared for at home and school—are significantly less likely to have mental health issues, experience violence, take sexual risks, and engage in substance abuse in their 20s. Pediatrics, Jun...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, August 19th, 2019

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Mental Attitude: Sunshine During Pregnancy Important for Child’s Learning? Vitamin D is produced in the body as a result of exposure to ultraviolet B (UVB) rays. An analysis of data concerning over 422,000 mother-child pairs in Scotland revealed that kids born to women with lower levels of exposure to UVB rays during pregnancy were more likely to have a learn...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, August 12th, 2019

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Mental Attitude: Alcoholism Harms Even Those Who Don’t Have Drinking Problems. Researchers gathered data from two nationwide surveys in the United States that included nearly 9,000 adults and found that 21% of women and 23% of men were harmed by someone else's drinking in the past year. These harms include threats, harassment, damaged property, vandalism, phy...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, August 5th, 2019

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Mental Attitude: Food Insecurity Can Spur Migraines. The Department of Health and Human Services defines food insecurity as, “The disruption of food intake or eating patterns because of lack of money and other resources.” A recent study involving 15,000 young adults found that migraines are nearly twice as common among those experiencing food insecurity. J...
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