WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, July 26th, 2021

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: In Utero Secondhand Smoke Exposure Can Lead to Breathing Problems… In a study that included 476 children, researchers observed an association between greater exposure to secondhand smoke while in the womb and reduced lung function at age six.                                         American Thoracic Society, May 2021 Diet: Pea...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, July 19th, 2021

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Despite Risks, Heart Disease Patients Often Keep Smoking. Among more than 2,600 adults with a history of heart attack or stroke, researchers found that 30% were smokers and only a third of this group had stopped smoking over the following four years, despite the majority knowing that smoking increases their risk for future cardiovascular events. ...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, July 12th, 2021

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Fat Around the Heart Is Deadly. According to a study that reviewed CT scans of nearly 7,000 middle-aged and older adults whom researchers monitored for 17 years, there’s an association between fat build-up around the heart and a significant increased risk for heart failure, even in individuals who are not considered overweight.                   ...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, July 5th, 2021

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Osteoporosis Raises Risk of Hearing Loss in Women. Using data from the decades-long Nurses Health studies, researchers estimate that women with osteoporosis have up to a 40% increased risk for moderate-to-severe hearing loss, even if they’re taking medications to slow bone loss. Journal of the American Geriatric Society, May 2021 More