WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, October 26th, 2020

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Hypertension Common in Midlife. Among a group of 2,930 middle-aged adults participating in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Disparities in Stroke study, researchers observed that 42% developed hypertension over a nine-year period. However, they found each of the following health indicators/behaviors could reduce one’s risk for high blood pre...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, October 19th, 2020

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Diabetes Increases Fall Risk. An analysis of data from the Danish National Patient Register revealed that seniors with a history of either type 1 or type 2 diabetes had both a higher fall risk and an increased risk for serious injury in the event of a fall.                                                                              Current D...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, October 12th, 2020

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: E-Scooters Injuries Increasing Significantly. According to a new study, emergency room visits for injuries associated with electronic scooter, or e-scooter, use doubled between 2018 and 2019. Study coauthor Dr. Eric Wagner writes, “These injuries are increasing and they aren't benign. Many of them are fractures, many of them are head injuries, an...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, October 5th, 2020

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: A Link Between Temporomandibular Disorder and Sleep Apnea? Following a review of data from the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database, researchers report that patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) were 2.5 times more likely to have temporomandibular disorders (TMD) than individuals without a history of OSA. The findings suggest ...
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