WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, May 29th, 2023Courtesy of: Your Rio Vista Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. MegnaCourtesy of: Your Rio Vista Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. MegnaCourtesy of: Your Rio Vista Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna

Courtesy of: Your Rio Vista Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Thyroid Dysfunction Linked to Diabetes. New research that looked at the health histories of nearly 3 million patients with either an under- or over-active thyroid found that thyroid dysfunction is associated with a 66- 77% elevated risk for either type 1 or type 2 diabetes for individuals younger than 65 years old. However, those under...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, May 22nd, 2023

Courtesy of: Your Rio Vista Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Fully Legalizing Marijuana May Result in More Automobile Collision Deaths. Since the legalization of recreational marijuana in Alaska, California, Colorado, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington, researchers note there has been a 14-22% increase in car crash-related deaths. Lead author Dr. Samantha Marinello writes, ÔÇťOverall, ...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, May 15th, 2023

Courtesy of: Your Rio Vista Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Severe Sleep Apnea May Double Risk for Hospitalization for Pneumonia. An analysis of data from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study revealed that older adults with severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) were nearly two times more likely to be hospitalized for pneumonia during the 20-year study. The authors of the analysis conclu...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, May 8th, 2023

Courtesy of: Your Rio Vista Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Asthma and Eczema Increase Arthritis Risk. Following a review of data concerning nearly 1.4 million adults, researchers report that individuals with either asthma or eczema are up to 58% more likely to develop osteoarthritis, and the risk is even greater for those with both conditions. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, March 202...
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