Hydrogen-saturated Water No Benefit To Parkinson’s Patients

17-Sep-2018
KEY POINTS FROM ARTICLE:

Molecular hydrogen (H2) reacts with strong oxidants in cells.
It can rapidly diffuse into tissues and cells.
It does not disturb metabolic reactions or affect signaling ROS.
Study explored the potential benefits of the antioxidant activity of hydrogen.
Participants were randomized to drink hydrogen water or placebo water for up to 72 weeks.
Results could be due to hydrogen doses being too low.
Japanese clinical trial published in the journal Movement Disorders.

Large-scale Japanese studies report no effect of H2 over oxidative stress in brain tissue
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