AARP The Alzheimer's Answer: Reduce Your Risk and Keep Your Brain Healthy

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 20, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 320 pages
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AARP Digital Editions offer you practical tips, proven solutions, and expert guidance. In The Alzheimer's Answer, Dr. Marwan Sabbagh, a front-line researcher, offers cutting-edge advice on preventing and slowing the progress of Alzheimer's.

Drawing on the most up-to-date information available on the disease as well as experiences from his clinical practice, Dr. Sabbagh, a leading expert in Alzheimer's research, translates the current ideas driving Alzheimer's treatment into practical information you can use to determine your risk and develop a prevention strategy. You'll find tools for assessing your personal Alzheimer's risk and "What You Can Do" sections to help you keep your brain and body healthy, plus information on the treatment of Alzheimer's and its complications.

  • Gives you the most up-to-date information on Alzheimer's and Alzheimer's prevention
  • Written by a neurologist specializing in geriatric neurology and dementia who is one of the country's leading experts in Alzheimer's research
  • Includes exciting revelations, such as finding that early onset Alzheimer's can be significantly slowed in its progress, giving the patient as many as ten to fifteen added years of quality life

There are an estimated 5.2 million people living with Alzheimer's in America today. If you or someone you love is at risk of developing the disease or wishes to slow its advancement, this book will give you vital information to help you reduce risk and safeguard health and quality of life.


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Title Page
Chapter 1Alzheimers Disease
Chapter 3Is Preventing Alzheimers Disease Really Possible?
Know Your Risk
Chapter 7Stroke Cerebrovascular Disease andHeart Disease
Estrogen and Hormone Replacement Therapy
Exercising Your Way toward Prevention
Antiinflammatories and Alzheimers
Managing Your Cholesterol andLipids
Real Hope or Empty Promises?
Alzheimers Is Treatable
The Future of Alzheimers Disease

Eating Your Wayout of Alzheimers

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