WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, February 28th, 2022

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Pregnancy Complications Can Lead to Problems Later in Life. Using data from the Swedish Medical Birth Register, researchers estimate that pregnancy complications such as preeclampsia, eclampsia, gestational hypertension, gestational diabetes, and preterm birth may elevate a woman’s risk for cardiovascular disease later in life, even after adjusti...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, February, 21st, 2022

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Prediabetes Linked to Several Poor Outcomes. Prediabetes is a term used to describe elevated blood sugar levels that have not yet reached the threshold for diabetes diagnosis. An umbrella review of 95 meta-analyses found evidence that prediabetes is associated with an increased incidence of coronary heart disease, stroke, heart failure, atrial fi...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, February 14th, 2022

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Good Oral Health May Have Cardiovascular Benefits. Following a review of data from the Korean National Health Insurance Service-National Health Screening Cohort concerning nearly 53,000 hypertensive patients, researchers report that participants who developed five or more dental caries during an eleven-year time frame were 37% more likely to hav...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, February 7th, 2022

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Dementia Cases to Triple in Next 30 Years. Experts project that the number of dementia patients worldwide will increase to 152 million by 2050, up from 57 million in 2019, largely due to the aging populace in richer countries.                                                                                        Lancet Public Health, January ...
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