WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, April 27th, 2020

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Websites May Contain Incorrect Info on Antidepressants. Researchers reviewed articles from 39 informative websites from ten countries on the topic of antidepressant use and found that thirteen sites failed to note that antidepressant use may increase suicide ideation, only two reported that antidepressants can increase suicide risk, eleven did no...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, April 20th, 2020

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Weight Gain Dangerous to Lungs. While pulmonary function is expected to decline with advancing age, the results of a study that monitored 3,700 adults for two decades found that weight gain over time can hasten this process.                                                                            Thorax, February 2020 Diet:...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, April 13th, 2020

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Many Young Adults Have Bad Health Habits. An analysis of data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey found that less than half of young adults meet current exercise guidelines and less than one in six consume the recommended intake of fruits and vegetables. Federal guidelines recommend engaging in 150 minutes per week of moder...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday April 6th, 2020

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Persistent Concussion Symptoms and Sleep Apnea. Examinations of 51 patients with persistent concussion symptoms revealed that 78% also had sleep apnea. Because sleep apnea reduces the body’s ability to experience restorative sleep, the findings suggest that improving sleep quality in mildtraumatic brain injury patients may reduce the risk for ong...
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