Physical Activity, Coffee, Moderate Alcohol Consumption Protect Against Disease Progression, Study Reports

Physical Activity, Coffee, Moderate Alcohol Consumption Protect Against Disease Progression, Study Reports
Physical activity and participation in competitive sports, as well as coffee, caffeinated tea or moderate alcohol consumption before diagnosis, protect against worsening motor and cognitive function in Parkinson’s patients, according to a new population-based study. In contrast, smoking and heavy alcohol consumption — or never consuming alcohol — correlated with higher risks of mortality and cognitive and motor decline. The ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2019-01-23By Jose Marques Lopes, PhD