WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, December 27th, 2021

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Cancer Increases Suicide Risk. An umbrella review that included six systematic reviews and six meta reviews concluded that the risk of suicide among cancer patients is 1.5-1.7 times higher than the general population, with an even greater risk in the first year following diagnosis. Journal of Affective Disorders, December 2021 More

WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, December 20th, 2021

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Asthma Can Increase Risk for Depression and Anxiety. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the airways of about 10% of children and 7-8% of adults. A recent study found that individuals with asthma have up to a three-times increased risk for anxiety and depression compared with the general population.                            ...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, December 13th, 2021

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: An Example of the Importance of Reading Product Labels Carefully. According to a new report, confusion over labeling may have led bakers in Missouri and Rhode Island in 2018-19 to use non-edible luster dust to add sparkle to their cake decorations, which contained potentially harmful levels of copper, lead, and other metals. Emergency physician ...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, December 6th, 2021

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Hotter Temperature May Affect Kidney Health. An analysis of data from hospitals in Brazil collected between 2000 and 2015 found that the risk for kidney disease rises by 1% for every 1.8-degree Fahrenheit increase in daily mean temperature.                                                                            The Lancet Regional Health –...
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