WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday November 25th, 2019

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Mental Attitude: Marriage Tied to a Longer Life. It’s common knowledge that married people live longer than singles, but new research suggests the longevity gap is growing. In a study that compared data from 2017 to 2010, researchers found that the age-adjusted death rate for married individuals fell 7% during this time compared with only a 2% decline among t...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, November 18th, 2019

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Mental Attitude: Trouble with Your Teen? Maybe Change Your Tone. In a study involving over 1,000 mom/teen pairs, researchers observed that children were more likely to successfully complete a task when their mothers gave instructions using a supportive tone. The authors of the study write, “If parents want conversations with their teens to hav...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, November 11th, 2019

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Mental Attitude: Earning Ability May Be Tied to Heart Risk. Researchers tracked the earnings and heart health of nearly 9,000 adults in the United States for thirty years and found that those who experienced a drop in their income in the first decade of the study had an elevated risk for heart attack, fatal coronary heart disease, heart failure, and stroke ove...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, November 4th. 2019

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Mental Attitude: Depression and Anxiety Can Affect Cardiac Rehabilitation. Among a group of 4,800 cardiac rehabilitation patients, researchers observed that those with moderate depression or anxiety were significantly more likely to quit cardiac rehabilitation than patients who experienced mild symptoms of the same disorders or those who didn’t have any sympt...
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