WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for November 30th, 2020

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Fewer People Are Having a Second Heart Attack. New research shows that a heart attack sufferer’s risk for a recurrent heart attack within the following year declined by approximately 20% between 2008 and 2017. Study author Dr. Sanne Peters notes, “Improvements in the emergency treatment of heart attacks and better treatment options for people who...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, November 23rd, 2020

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Sleep Apnea and Cognitive Impairment. Cognitive assessments completed by 218 individuals—roughly half with diagnosed obstructive sleep apnea—revealed an association between more severe sleep apnea symptoms and worse cognitive function. Chinese Journal of Internal Medicine, October 2020 Diet: Sugar Consumption While Breastfeed...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, November 16th, 2020

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Glass-Topped Tables Pose Risks. Between 2009 and 2015, more than 3,200 individuals required trauma care for injuries associated with glass-topped tables, with the majority involving young adults and children under the age of seven. Experts note that at least half of these injuries were linked to faulty design or construction, suggesting that impr...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, November 9th, 2020

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Many Women Are Unaware of Heart Attack Risk. The American Heart Association reports that, between 2009 and 2017, the percentage of women who knew that heart disease was the top killer of women fell from 65% to 44%.                                                                                       Circulation, September 2020 More

WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, November 2nd, 2020

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Fatty Liver a Common Issue with Type 1 Diabetics. A review of data from 20 published studies showed that approximately 20% of adult type 1 diabetics will develop non-alcoholic fatty liver disease—a condition that occurs when fat accumulates in the liver from causes other than excessive alcohol consumption.                                         ...
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