Tea drinkers have lower glaucoma risk

Tea drinkers have lower glaucoma risk
Written by Ali Raza

December 18 2017. A report showing up on December 14, 2017 in the British Journal of Ophthalmology archives a relationship between drinking hot tea and a diminishment in the danger of glaucoma.

Glaucoma is an illness in which weight develops inside the eye, bringing about harm to the optic nerve and visual hindrance. It is one of the main sources of visual impairment.

The investigation included members in the 2005-2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Poll reactions gave data concerning the recurrence of utilization of general or decaffeinated espresso and tea, frosted tea and soda pops amid the past a year. Eye examinations directed amid 2005-2006 among 1,678 members uncovered the nearness of glaucoma in 5% of the grown-ups.

The exploration group found a relationship between drinking hot tea once every day or all the more as often as possible and a 74% lower balanced danger of glaucoma. No impact on glaucoma hazard was found for normal or decaffeinated espresso, decaffeinated tea, frosted tea and soda pops.

The cell reinforcement, calming and neuroprotective mixes in tea may assume a part in the defensive impacts that have been related with the drink in various examinations. Constructive outcomes have likewise been uncovered for caffeine in late research. Discoveries from another examination propose that caffeine can bring down intraocular weight.

“This examination is restricted by its cross-sectional plan and utilization of different factual testing, and bigger forthcoming investigations are expected to explore the proposed relationship between tea utilization and diminished glaucoma hazard,” creators Connie M. Wu of Brown University and associates finish up.

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