WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, April 25th, 2022

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Menopause Linked to Sleep Apnea and Painful Joints. Researchers report that postmenopausal women are 4.5 times more likely than premenopausal women to report sleep apnea, and they are also at increased risk for joint pain.                                                                                       Menopause, March 2022 More

WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, April 18th, 2022

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Irregular Periods Linked to Greater Risk for Liver Disease. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a condition that occurs when fat accumulates in the liver from causes other than excessive alcohol consumption, and it is associated with a number of poor health outcomes. An analysis of data concerning 72,092 women under the age of 40 found t...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, April 11th, 2022

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Vaping May Increase Risk of Diabetes. An analysis of data concerning over 600,000 adults found that e-cigarette use may be associated with a 54% increased risk for prediabetes—a term used to describe elevated blood sugar levels that have not yet reached the threshold for diabetes diagnosis. Senior researcher Dr. Shyam Biswal adds, “There is a rea...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, April 4th, 2022

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Potential Long-Term Effects of High School Football. Compared with middle-aged individuals who did not play contact sports or any sport in high school, those who played high school football were more likely to have sleep problems and to take medication for either chronic pain or headaches during the last year. However, the study ...
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