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Treatments and Medicines

Helps men with sexual problems

The promise: Decrease your risk of erectile dysfunction by drinking coffee daily. The proof: A 2015 study of 3,724 men found that participants who drank 2 to 3 cups (170-375mg) per day had the lowest incidence of erectile dysfunction, a problem that affects 22% of men at age 40 and …

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Lowers heart disease risk

The promise: Healthy men and women who drink 3 to 5 cups of coffee are less likely to develop heart attack-inducing clogged arteries over time. The proof: In 2015, the journal Heart published an article that reported on the dietary habits and corresponding coronary artery calcium in 25,000 men and …

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Protects you from Parkinson’s Disease

The promise: Drinking two or three cups of caffeinated coffee per day may protect you from Parkinson’s Disease, an incurable, debilitating disorder that attacks your nervous system and is marked by tremors, stiffness, and difficulty of movement. The proof: Higher coffee and caffeine intake is associated with “significantly lower incidence” …

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Treatments for non-motor symptoms or Parkinson’s disease evidence-based

By: Dr. Vikki Alvarez Neurologist, Movement Disorders Specialist The clinical diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease (PD) rests on the identification of the characteristics related to dopamine deficiency that are a consequence of degeneration of the substantia nigra pars compacta. For many decades, tremor, stiffness, slowness and gait disturbances were the hallmark …

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