Change Your Brain, Change Your Body: Use Your Brain to Get and Keep the Body You Have Always Wanted

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Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony, Feb 16, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 384 pages
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THE KEY TO A BETTER BODY—in shape, energized, and youthful—is a healthy brain.

With fifteen practical, easy-to-implement solutions involving nutritious foods, natural supplements and vitamins, positive-thinking habits, and, when neces­sary, highly targeted medications, Dr. Amen shows you how to:

* Reach and maintain your ideal weight
* Soothe and smooth your skin at any age
* Reduce the stress that can impair your immune system
* Sharpen your memory
* Increase willpower and eliminate the crav­ings that keep you from achieving your exercise and diet goals
* Enhance sexual desire and performance
* Lower your blood pressure without medication
* Avoid depression and elevate the enjoyment you take in life’s pleasures.

Based on the latest medical research, as well as on Dr. Amen’s two decades of clinical practice at the re­nowned Amen Clinics, where Dr. Amen and his as­sociates pioneered the use of the most advanced brain imaging technology, Change Your Brain, Change Your Body shows you how to take the very best care of your brain.

Whether you’re just coming to realize that it’s time to get your body into shape, or are already fit and want to take it to the next level, Change Your Brain, Change Your Body is all you need to start putting the power of the brain-body connection to work for you today.


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User Review  - RebaRelishesReading - LibraryThing

On my never-ending quest to be healthier I decided to read Change Your Brain Change Your Body. It made me think that perhaps I should learn to meditate. I'll give it some thought lol Read full review

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Easy to read book on the relationship between the mind and the body, how good brain health means good health in general. Dr. Amen contends that a face lift can be avoided with the proper attention to ... Read full review

Contents

The Missing Link
3
The BrainBodySolution
10
The Craving Solution
37
The Brain Health Solution
42
The Weight Solution
53
The Nutrition Solution
81
The Exercise Solution
109
The Skin Solution
129
The Stress Solution
213
The MemorySolution
236
The ANT Solution
256
The Passion Solution
272
Treat Brain Disorders to Protect Against Physical Illnesses
287
Change Your Brain Change Your Body
295
Change Other Peoples Bodies
306
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The Hormone Solution
140
The Heart Solution
164
Use Your Brain to Strengthen and Soothe Your Heart
179
The Sleep Solution
195
APPENDIx B AMEN CLINcs ABBREVIATED BRAIN SYSTEMS QUESTIONNAIRE
320
NOTE ON REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING
351
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DANIEL G. AMEN, M.D., is a clinical neuroscien­tist, psychiatrist, and brain imaging expert who heads the world-renowned Amen Clinics. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and has won several writing and re­search awards. He has published twenty-four books, numerous professional and popular articles, and a number of audio and video programs. His books in­clude Preventing Alzheimer’s, Healing Anxiety and Depression, Healing the Hardware of the Soul, Healing ADD, Making a Good Brain Great, Sex on the Brain, and the New York Times bestsellers Change Your Brain, Change Your Life and Magnificent Mind at Any Age. He is an internationally recognized keynote speaker and the star of several very popular public television specials, including Change Your Brain, Change Your Life.


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