WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, October 25th, 2021

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Smartphones and Watches Can Pose Dangers to Pacemakers. Researchers tested the magnetic field output of common smartphones and smart watches at varying distances from implanted heart devices and discovered that in close proximity (less than 6 inches), the magnetic fields of these devices were strong enough to potentially interfere with implanted ...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, October 18th, 2021

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Ultra-Processed Food Consumption Linked to Cardiovascular Disease. According to a new study, an individual’s risk for a cardiovascular event increases along with their intake of fast food, sweets, and sugary beverages. More specifically, consuming 7.5 servings of ultra-processed foods a week is linked to an 8.1% elevated risk for cardiovascular ...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE FOR Monday, October 11th, 2021

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Diabetes Worsens Outcomes for Stroke Survivors. Using data from Israel’s National Stroke Registry, researchers report that ischemic stroke patients with diabetes are less likely to survive one year than stroke survivors without a history of diabetes.                                                                     Journal of Diabetes and I...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, October 4th, 2021

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Higher Temperatures May Worsen COPD. Researchers analyzed data collected from almost 1,200 current and former smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and found that a 1 degree (Celsius) rise in ambient temperature increased the likelihood of an exacerbation of COPD symptoms by 2% over the following two days.                    ...
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