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What Your Dr... Alzheimer's Disease : Preventing, Treating and Coping with Memory Loss - Gayatri Devi

What Your Dr... Alzheimer's Disease

Preventing, Treating and Coping with Memory Loss

Paperback Published: 1st November 2004
ISBN: 9780446691888
Number Of Pages: 320

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- 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.

Introductionp. xi
Alzheimer's Disease and the Brain
The Brain, Memory, and Alzheimer's Diseasep. 3
Could It Be Alzheimer's Disease?p. 18
Causes of and Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Diseasep. 44
Uncovering Alzheimer's Diseasep. 59
A Pound of Preventionp. 82
Living, Really Living, with Alzheimer's Disease
Brain Boosters: An Exercise Program for Mental Fitnessp. 105
A Pharmacological Approachp. 143
Complementary and Hormone Therapiesp. 163
Stimulating the Sensesp. 176
When Alzheimer's Isn't the Only Health Concernp. 192
Dealing with Challenging Behaviorsp. 209
Coming to the Aid of Caregiversp. 233
Looking Ahead: The Future of Alzheimer's Diseasep. 248
Glossaryp. 255
References and Suggested Readingsp. 261
Appendixp. 265
Indexp. 271
About the Authorp. 283
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ISBN: 9780446691888
ISBN-10: 0446691887
Series: What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About...(Paperback)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st November 2004
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.5 x 13.5  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 1