WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, January 27th, 2020

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Smartphone Use Landing Users in the ER. Between 1999 and 2017, researchers estimate that more than 76,000 people visited emergency rooms in the United States for head, face, and neck injuries in relation to smartphone usage. Lead researcher Dr. Boris Paskhover explains, “People are not paying attention and getting head and neck injuries because t...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, January 20th, 2020

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Cleaner Teeth May Lead to a Healthier Heart. A review of data concerning more than 161,000 South Korean adults revealed that those who brushed their teeth three or more times a day had a 10% lower risk for atrial fibrillation and a 12% reduced risk for heart failure over the following decade. The researchers suspect that frequent tooth brushing m...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, January 13th, 2020

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Are Migraines and Asthma Linked? Using a decade of data from a national database, South Korean researchers report that there appears to be a bidirectional relationship between migraines and asthma with migraineurs having a 37% increased risk for asthma and asthmatics having a 47% elevated risk for migraines. Further research is needed to understa...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, January 6th, 2020

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Air Pollution Linked to Glaucoma Risk. In this study, researchers analyzed data regarding more than 111,000 adults in the United Kingdom and found that those living in areas with the highest levels of fine particulate matter air pollution had a 6% greater risk for glaucoma. Study author Dr. Paul Foster notes, “While we cannot confirm yet that the...
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