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Drinking Tea May Reduce Neurocognitive Disorders

Drinking Tea May Reduce Neurocognitive Disorders

Drinking Tea May Reduce Neurocognitive Disorders 1920 1280 Gary Ruelas, D.O., Ph.D.

A longitudinal aging study from Singapore found that regular tea consumption was associated with lower risk of neurocognitive disorders among Chinese elderly.

Over 950 participants were used for the study. All were elderly with a cognitvely intact baseline.

Researchers collected tea consumption information from 2003 to 2005, and then gathered incident cases of neurocognitive disorders (NCD) from 2006 to 2010.

Results demonstrated that those with greater tea intake had a lower risk of NCD. Specifically, those that consistently drank green tea and/or black/oolong tea. Participants who were not consistent tea drinkers did not show the same results.

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Gary Ruelas, D.O., Ph.D.

Dr. Ruelas holds doctoral degrees and is licensed to practice in both medicine and psychology. He approaches his patients by gathering and analyzing data differently from other physician’s moving away from a disease model to a holistic functional model. Read Bio

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