Get more EGCG. Drink green tea.

We have previously written about the benefits of drinking coffee in reducing one’s chances of developing Parkinson’s disease (Click here for that post). Today, however, we shift our attention to another popular beverage: Tea. Green tea in particular. Why? Because of a secret ingredient called  Epigallocatechin Gallate (or EGCG). Today’s post will discuss why EGCG may be of … Continue reading Get more EGCG. Drink green tea.

Does Parkinson’s have us by the short and curli?

# # # # For a some time, issues with the gastrointestinal system has been associated with Parkinson’s. For example, gut-related complaints – such as constipation and irritable bowel syndrome – are believed to be risk factors for developing the condition. Researchers have recently been exploring the bacteria that inhabit the gastrointestinal system in the … Continue reading Does Parkinson’s have us by the short and curli?