Can Coffee Help to Reduce Risk of Parkinson’s disease?

Parkinson’s disease is associated with degeneration disorder that involves the nervous system.  The disease can mark by muscular rigidity, tremor, and slow imprecise movement and mainly affect middle-aged and elder people. If the disease continues, it will destroy some of the essential brain nerve cells that are associated with body movements.

The previous study was published in the Journal Neurology in 2012 and unveiled that coffee consumption improves mobility in patients with Parkinson’s disease. The consumption should be close to tree cups of coffee every day.

But recently, the finding was disapproved by experts at the McGill University in Montreal, Canada. They said that caffeine is not a good choice as a therapy for Parkinson’s disease

Brad A. Racette, MD, the Robert Allan Finke Professor of Neurology said, “We want to be able to catch people as early as possible.” “If I know someone may be in the beginning stages of Parkinson’s disease, I would evaluate their gait and balance to determine if they have unrecognized impairments that could lead to falls, or whether they have difficulty performing activities of daily living.”

Researchers analyzed participants who had Parkinson’s for around four years and were 62 years old or over. The volunteers were divided into two teams- the first team received 200mg of caffeine capsules twice a day, and another team was given the placebo.

Caffeine has an association with brain stimulating properties because it is featured in most energy, sports and stamina increasing beverages.

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