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Fri Jun 8, 2012, 07:22 PM

Drinking Coffee May Delay Alzheimer’s Disease


Quite simply, coffee is life!





By Denise Mann
WebMD Health News


June 7, 2012 -- Drinking three cups of coffee per day may help turn the tide against Alzheimer's disease among older adults who are already showing signs of memory problems, a new study shows.

According to the findings, people older than 65 who had higher blood levels of caffeine developed Alzheimer's disease two to four years later than their counterparts with lower caffeine levels. The findings will appear in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease.

Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia. Symptoms include serious memory loss, confusion, and mood changes that develop gradually and worsen with time.

The new study included 124 people aged 65 to 88 who had mild cognitive impairment, which is the medical term for mild memory loss. About 15% of people with MCI develop full-blown Alzheimer's disease each year. .................(more)

The complete piece is at: http://www.webmd.com/alzheimers/news/20120607/coffee-may-help-turn-tide-on-alzheimers-disease



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Response to marmar (Original post)

Fri Jun 8, 2012, 07:23 PM

1. Coffee, chocolate and red wine... so nicet to get the "blessing"

to indulge based on health benefits....

And, heaven knows I do love my coffee.

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Fri Jun 8, 2012, 08:01 PM

2. Yeah!

I just knew that I was not going to quit the coffee when the Dr. said to quit.
Now I have something to back me up so thanks.

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