WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, June 28th, 2021

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Even Just a Little Belly Fat Increases Heart Disease Risk. While a body mass index in the normal range is associated with a reduced risk for cardiovascular disease, the American Heart Association reports that individuals should also mind their waist circumference. Experts point out that excess fat in the midsection, even in those with a BMI in...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, June 21st, 2021

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Disrupted Sleep Presents Health Risks. An analysis of eleven years of data concerning over 8,000 adults revealed an association between sleep disorders and poor cardiovascular health, particularly in women.                        European Heart Journal, April 2021 Diet: Diet May Be Important for Long-Term Survival in Breast Ca...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, June 14th, 2021

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Influenza and Stroke Risk. Using data from the New York Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System, researchers report that individuals diagnosed with influenza-like illness have up to a 39% increased risk for stroke in the near future.                                                                            BMC Public Health, May 2...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, June 7th, 2021

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Wildfire Smoke Can Trigger Eczema. According to a study that analyzed data from a dermatology clinic in San Francisco, visits for atopic dermatitis (eczema) and general itching increased following a major wildfire 175 miles away. Study co-author Dr. Raj Fadadu writes, “Skin is the largest organ of the human body, and it's in constant interaction ...
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