WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, July 25th, 2022

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Prostate Cancer Increases Blood Clot Risk. An analysis of data on more than 550,000 men revealed that those with prostate cancer had a 50% greater risk for developing a venous thromboembolism (VTE) within five years of their initial diagnosis, especially within the first six months. The research team hopes the findings will help healthcare provid...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, July 18th, 2022

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Poor Sleep Can Impact a Soon-To-Be Mom’s Mental Health. New research suggests that nearly 30% of expectant mothers experience poor quality sleep, which can double their risk for antepartum depression, antepartum anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The findings suggest that steps to maintain good sleep hygiene may have a protectiv...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, July 11th, 2022

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Vaping Increases Annual Healthcare Costs. The University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing reports that annual healthcare costs for vape users are more than $2,000 higher than non-tobacco users. Lead study author Dr. Yingning Wang writes, “Healthcare costs attributable to e-cigarette use are already greater than our estimates of hea...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, July 4th, 2022

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Excessive Drinking Can Reduce Disease-Free Years. According to a study that analyzed data from twelve cohort studies with over 120,000 total participants, individuals who drink more than 14 units of alcohol a week (approximately seven to eight bottles of beer or glasses of wine, or 14 single servings of spirits) may experience up to six fewer ye...
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