- Alzheimer's disease and memory loss afflict millions of people, and are a large concern among the aging baby boomers. This book offers practical guidance for those suffering from the illness and those at risk.
- Other titles on Alzheimer's and memory-loss prevention have been very successful. The 36 Hour Day (Warner, 1992; revised and updated, 2001) has sold nearly 385,000 copies in all editions combined and Brain Longevity (Warner, 1999) has over 88,000 copies in print combined.
- Gayatri Devi, M.D., is director of the New York Memory and Healthy Aging Services as well as the Attending Physician at Lenox Hill Hospital in the neurology and psychiatry departments. She has been featured on Fox News, ABC's Eyewitness News, and the BBC, and in Time and Parade magazines.
- The previous books in Warner's successful What Your Doctor May Not Tell You series have over 1.5 million copies in print combined.
|Alzheimer's Disease and the Brain|
|The Brain, Memory, and Alzheimer's Disease||p. 3|
|Could It Be Alzheimer's Disease?||p. 18|
|Causes of and Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Disease||p. 44|
|Uncovering Alzheimer's Disease||p. 59|
|A Pound of Prevention||p. 82|
|Living, Really Living, with Alzheimer's Disease|
|Brain Boosters: An Exercise Program for Mental Fitness||p. 105|
|A Pharmacological Approach||p. 143|
|Complementary and Hormone Therapies||p. 163|
|Stimulating the Senses||p. 176|
|When Alzheimer's Isn't the Only Health Concern||p. 192|
|Dealing with Challenging Behaviors||p. 209|
|Coming to the Aid of Caregivers||p. 233|
|Looking Ahead: The Future of Alzheimer's Disease||p. 248|
|References and Suggested Readings||p. 261|
|About the Author||p. 283|
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Series: What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About...(Paperback)
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st November 2004
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 13.34 x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 1