Published online Nov 15, 2014. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v5.i4.400
Revised: March 30, 2014
Accepted: July 17, 2014
Published online: November 15, 2014
Core tip: Neurological diseases such as Parkinson, Alzheimer, Guillain-Barré syndrome, multiple sclerosis, and ischemic stroke are the result of a combination of multiple factors, but the chronic and systemic inflammatory response to Helicobacter pylori could be a common component and determinant in the onset, evolution, and outcome of these diseases.