Scientists have learned about the benefits of caffeine for chronic kidney disease

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Scientists came to the conclusion that increased consumption of caffeine may reduce the risk of death in people with chronic kidney disease. A study published in the journal Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation.

The possible protective effect of caffeine may be due to its effects on the body on a vascular level. As you know, this ingredient helps to release nitric oxide, thereby improving the functioning of blood vessels.

The study, involving 4 863 inhabitants showed an inverse relationship between caffeine consumption and mortality from all causes among people with chronic kidney disease. Patients who consumed a greater amount of this substance, the risk of death has decreased on average over the five years by almost 25% compared with those who took less caffeine.

«The reduction in mortality was observed even after considering other important factors: age, sex, race, Smoking, other diseases and nutritional habits of subjects. The results show that it is possible to reduce the mortality of patients, encouraging them to consume more caffeine. This option can be called simple, clinically convenient and affordable, although ideally you need to conduct a randomized controlled trial to confirm its advantage,» says Miguel Bigotte Vieira, one of the lead authors of the study.