Coffee Grounds 2023: Breakthrough in Neuro Treatment

Afaf Fahchouch
Afaf Fahchouch
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Coffee Grounds: Potential Breakthrough in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Treatment

Coffee grounds, as per a recent study highlighted by the British newspaper “The Sun,” may hold the key to a revolutionary treatment for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson‘s diseases.

The study, led by Geetesh Kumar from the University of Texas, explored the promising results of a caffeine acid formula in treating neurodegenerative disorders. The researchers aim to use this treatment to assist individuals in the early stages of dementia, preventing its progression to more advanced and challenging stages.

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“The current treatments do not cure the disease, they merely help manage the symptoms. Our goal is to find a cure,” stated Geetesh Kumar, the lead author of the study.

The researchers extracted the substance by heating coffee grounds to 200 degrees Celsius for four hours, altering the carbon structure of caffeine acid. They found that the substance aided in the removal of free radicals—molecules in the body linked to various conditions, including Parkinson’s disease, preventing them from causing damage.

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Moreover, the substance reportedly hindered the accumulation of amyloid proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease without significant side effects.

As of now, there is no cure for dementia, although three promising drugs are currently undergoing trials to slow its progression. Similarly, there is no cure for Parkinson’s disease, but early detection allows for lifestyle changes, exercise, physical therapy, medications, and, in some cases, brain surgery to help slow its advancement.

This groundbreaking research adds a hopeful dimension to the quest for effective treatments for neurodegenerative diseases, emphasizing the potential role of coffee grounds in unlocking new therapeutic avenues.


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