The Alzheimer's Solution

A Breakthrough Program to Prevent and Reverse the Symptoms of Cognitive Decline at Every Age

Author: Dean Sherzai,Ayesha Sherzai

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062666495

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 368

View: 5142

A revolutionary, proven program for reversing the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and cognitive decline from award winning neurologists and codirectors of the Brain Health and Alzheimer's Prevention Program at Loma Linda University Medical Center Over 47 million people are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease worldwide. While all other major diseases are in decline, deaths from Alzheimer’s have increased radically. What you or your loved ones don’t yet know is that 90 percent of Alzheimer’s cases can be prevented. Based on the largest clinical and observational study to date, neurologists and codirectors of the Brain Health and Alzheimer’s Prevention Program at Loma Linda University Medical Center, Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai, offer in The Alzheimer’s Solution the first comprehensive program for preventing Alzheimer’s disease and improving cognitive function. Alzheimer’s disease isn’t a genetic inevitability, and a diagnosis does not need to come with a death sentence. Ninety percent of grandparents, parents, husbands, and wives can be spared. Ninety percent of us can avoid ever getting Alzheimer’s, and for the 10 percent with strong genetic risk for cognitive decline, the disease can be delayed by ten to fifteen years. This isn’t an estimate or wishful thinking; it’s a percentage based on rigorous science and the remarkable results the Sherzais have seen firsthand in their clinic. This much-needed revolutionary book reveals how the brain is a living universe, directly influenced by nutrition, exercise, stress, sleep, and engagement. In other words: what you feed it, how you treat it, when you challenge it, and the ways in which you allow it to rest. These factors are the pillars of the groundbreaking program you’ll find in these pages, which features a personalized assessment for evaluating risk, a five-part program for prevention and symptom-reversal, and day-by-day guides for optimizing cognitive function. You can prevent Alzheimer’s disease from affecting you, your family, friends, and loved ones. Even with a diagnosis, you can reverse cognitive decline and add vibrant years to your life. The future of your brain is finally within your control.

The Alzheimer's Solution

A Breakthrough Program to Prevent and Reverse the Symptoms of Cognitive Decline at Every Age

Author: Dean Sherzai,Ayesha Sherzai

Publisher: HarperOne

ISBN: 9780062666482

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 352

View: 6140

A revolutionary, proven program for reversing the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and cognitive decline from award winning neurologists and codirectors of the Brain Health and Alzheimer's Prevention Program at Loma Linda University Medical Center Over 47 million people are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease worldwide. While all other major diseases are in decline, deaths from Alzheimer’s have increased radically. What you or your loved ones don’t yet know is that 90 percent of Alzheimer’s cases can be prevented. Based on the largest clinical and observational study to date, neurologists and codirectors of the Brain Health and Alzheimer’s Prevention Program at Loma Linda University Medical Center, Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai, offer in The Alzheimer’s Solution the first comprehensive program for preventing Alzheimer’s disease and improving cognitive function. Alzheimer’s disease isn’t a genetic inevitability, and a diagnosis does not need to come with a death sentence. Ninety percent of grandparents, parents, husbands, and wives can be spared. Ninety percent of us can avoid ever getting Alzheimer’s, and for the 10 percent with strong genetic risk for cognitive decline, the disease can be delayed by ten to fifteen years. This isn’t an estimate or wishful thinking; it’s a percentage based on rigorous science and the remarkable results the Sherzais have seen firsthand in their clinic. This much-needed revolutionary book reveals how the brain is a living universe, directly influenced by nutrition, exercise, stress, sleep, and engagement. In other words: what you feed it, how you treat it, when you challenge it, and the ways in which you allow it to rest. These factors are the pillars of the groundbreaking program you’ll find in these pages, which features a personalized assessment for evaluating risk, a five-part program for prevention and symptom-reversal, and day-by-day guides for optimizing cognitive function. You can prevent Alzheimer’s disease from affecting you, your family, friends, and loved ones. Even with a diagnosis, you can reverse cognitive decline and add vibrant years to your life. The future of your brain is finally within your control.

The Alzheimer's Solution

A revolutionary guide to how you can prevent and reverse memory loss

Author: Dean Sherzai,Ayesha Sherzai

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1471162796

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 400

View: 5327

THE HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL, PROVEN PROGRAMME FOR REVERSING THE SYMPTOMS OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE Alzheimer's Disease affects over 47 million people worldwide but 90 per cent of cases can be prevented. Based on the largest clinical study to date, The Alzheimer's Solution, by leading neurologists and Alzheimer's specialists Drs Dean and Ayesha Sherzai, provides the essential practical tools you and your family need to reverse the symptoms and prevent cognitive decline. Alzheimer's disease isn't a genetic inevitability and a diagnosis doesn’t need to spell the end. Ninety per cent of us can avoid getting it and for the 10 per cent with strong genetic risk, the disease can be delayed by 10 to 15 years. This is based on the remarkable results Dr Dean Sherzai and Dr Ayesha Sherzai have seen in their own clinic. This much-needed revolutionary book provides: *The groundbreaking and successful programme for the treatment of Alzheimer's *A practical 5-part plan for reversing and preventing Alzheimer's, covering food, sleep, exercise, stress-management and activities that keep your brain healthy *A questionnaire for assessing your risk level and daily guides for optimising your brain's health *Delicious and simple brain-healthy recipes for you and the family to enjoy Praise for The Alzheimer's Solution: 'The Sherzais' research is changing the landscape of neurodegenerative diseases as well as the outcomes for thousands of patients.' Dr Keith Black, Chairman of the Neurosurgery Department and Director of the Maxine Dunitz Neurological Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center 'A very important book.' Dr Dilip Jeste, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine 'The Alzheimer’s Solution supplies everything you need to know about the prevention of this disease' Dr Joel Fuhrman, New York Times best-selling author of Super Immunity, Eat to Live and The End of Diabetes, President, Nutritional Research Foundation 'This [is a] thorough, thoughtful, empowering, and timely book…Every family should own, and apply, The Alzheimer’s Solution.' Dr David Katz, founding director of Yale University's Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, founder and president of the True Health Initiative, and author of Disease-Proof

The End of Alzheimer's

The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline

Author: Dale Bredesen

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0735216207

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 320

View: 1149

Everyone knows someone who has survived cancer, but no one knows anyone who has survived Alzheimer's Disease. Dale Bredesen, MD, offers hope to anyone looking to prevent and even reverse Alzheimer's Disease and cognitive decline. Arguing that AD is not one condition, as it is currently treated, but three, Bredesen outlines 36 metabolic factors (micronutrients, hormone levels, sleep) that can trigger "downsizing" in the brain. He then shows us how to rebalance these factors using lifestyle modifications like taking B12, eliminating gluten, or improving oral hygiene.

100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's and Age-Related Memory Loss

Author: Jean Carper

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 9780316121606

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 336

View: 5245

Most people think there is little or nothing you can do to avoid Alzheimer's. But scientists know this is no longer true. In fact, prominent researchers now say that our best and perhaps only hope of defeating Alzheimer's is to prevent it. After best-selling author Jean Carper discovered that she had the major susceptibility gene for Alzheimer's, she was determined to find all the latest scientific evidence on how to escape it. She discovered 100 surprisingly simple scientifically tested ways to radically cut the odds of Alzheimer's, memory decline, and other forms of dementia. Did you know that vitamin B 12 helps keep your brain from shrinking? Apple juice mimics a common Alzheimer's drug? Surfing the internet strengthens aging brain cells? Exercise is like Miracle-Gro for your brain? Even a few preventive actions could dramatically change your future. 100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's will change the way you look at Alzheimer's and provide exciting new answers from the frontiers of brain research to help keep you and your family free of this heartbreaking disease.

Contented Dementia

24-hour Wraparound Care for Lifelong Well-being

Author: Oliver James

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1407028871

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 304

View: 7050

Dementia is a little understood and currently incurable illness, but much can be done to maximise the quality of life for people with the condition. Contented Dementia - by clinical psychologist and bestselling author Oliver James - outlines a groundbreaking and practical method for managing dementia that will allow both sufferer and carer to maintain the highest possible quality of life, throughout every stage of the illness. A person with dementia will experience random and increasingly frequent memory blanks relating to recent events. Feelings, however, remain intact, as do memories of past events and both can be used in a special way to substitute for more recent information that has been lost. The SPECAL method (Specialized Early Care for Alzheimer's) outlined in this book works by creating links between past memories and the routine activities of daily life in the present. Drawing on real-life examples and user-friendly tried-and-tested methods, Contented Dementia provides essential information and guidance for carers, relatives and professionals.

The Better Brain Solution

How to Start Now--at Any Age--to Reverse and Prevent Insulin Resistance of theBrain, Sharpen Cognitive Function, and Avoid Memory Loss

Author: Steven Masley, M.D.

Publisher: Knopf

ISBN: 1524732397

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 384

View: 3709

From the author of the best-selling 30-Day Heart Tune-Up and Smart Fat--the first book to show how the brain can become insulin resistant through diet and lifestyle, and to make clear how and why this has been directly linked to cognitive decline and memory loss. With a detailed program developed by the author to prevent and reverse this potentially devastating condition. Alzheimer's disease is the #1 most terrifying disease today. Despite billions of dollars of research, there are no significant cures for dementia or Alzheimer's (the most common form of memory loss), which accounts for up to 70 percent of all dementia. Almost six million Americans have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's; with an annual cost of dementia care and research in the United States of $215 billion, more than is spent on cancer or heart disease. In The Better Brain Solution, Dr. Steven Masley writes of the two urgent epidemics we are facing now--escalating rates of disabling memory loss and rapidly increasing rates of diabetes and pre-diabetes--and yet both conditions are largely preventable. Most people today understand the effect that elevated blood sugar has on their cardiovascular health, but few understand that insulin resistance is significantly damaging to the brain. In the The Better Brain Solution, Masley offers a program that, in the fight against diabetes, memory loss, and cognitive decline, can reverse insulin resistance, enhance cognitive performance, and stop cognitive decline before it is too late. Masley gives the reader the tools he has developed for his own private patients to prevent and reverse this metabolic syndrome and to achieve normal blood sugar levels (below 95 mg/dL). He explores the impact of insulin resistance on the brain and the heart/brain/diabetes connection, explaining how cognitive function and memory work and he discusses the risk factors for memory loss. The Better Brain Solution offers the reader a comprehensive plan for achieving optimal brain health, providing information on brain-boosting foods and supplements as well as providing a practical way to assess cognitive function. With 50 recipes for foods that improve brain and body and that are easy to prepare.

The Alzheimer's Antidote

Using a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet to Fight Alzheimer’s Disease, Memory Loss, and Cognitive Decline

Author: Amy Berger

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

ISBN: 1603587098

Category: COOKING

Page: 352

View: 4900

A Comprehensive Metabolic & Lifestyle Approach A diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease in 2016 is startlingly similar to a half-century ago. Despite decades of research and millions of dollars invested in uncovering the causes and developing treatments for this devastating illness, progress has been slow, with each new "blockbuster" drug proving to be as big a disappointment as the ones that went before it. Today, an Alzheimer's diagnosis is a death sentence. However, there may be ways to prevent, delay, and possibly even reverse the course of this crippling neurodegenerative disease. In The Alzheimer's Antidote, Certified Nutrition Specialist Amy Berger presents a multi-pronged nutrition and lifestyle intervention to combat Alzheimer's disease at its roots. Berger's research shows that Alzheimer's results from a fuel shortage in the brain: As neurons become unable to harness energy from glucose, they atrophy and die, leading to classic symptoms like memory loss and behavioral changes. This is a revolutionary approach--one that has been discussed in the scientific literature for years but has only recently been given credence in clinical settings, thanks to extremely promising studies wherein Alzheimer's patients have experienced complete reversals of the condition. Medical and scientific journals are full of research showing alternate ways to fuel the starving brain, but no one has been bringing this essential information to the people who need it most--until now. In a culture obsessed with miracle medications, the pharmaceutical route for tackling Alzheimer's has been a massive failure. Pills and potions don't address underlying causes, and regarding Alzheimer's, they typically fail to improve even the symptoms. As a metabolic problem, the only effective way to treat Alzheimer's may be a multifaceted approach that fundamentally reprograms energy generation in the brain. The good news is, the secret is as simple as switching to a low-carb, high-fat diet. The Alzheimer's Antidote shows us that cognitive decline is not inevitable, but if it does occur, we don't have to sit idly by and wait helplessly while it progresses and worsens. Amy Berger empowers loved ones and caregivers of Alzheimer's sufferers, and offers hope and light against this otherwise unnavigable labyrinth of darkness.

The Alzheimer's Prevention Food Guide

A Quick Nutritional Reference to Foods That Nourish and Protect the Brain from Alzheimer's Disease

Author: Sue Stillman Linja, Rdn LD,Seanne Safaii-Waite, PhD Rdn LD

Publisher: Rockridge Press

ISBN: 9781623159085

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 194

View: 9813

"Never has diet been so important for brain health and reducing risk for Alzheimer's. This is not a simple diet book--it's a food bible that tells you all you need to know to start eating your way to a healthy brain, right now!" --Dr. Rudolph E. Tanzi, Director, Alzheimer's Genome Project; Director, Genetics and Aging Research Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital; and Joseph. P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School More than 5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer's disease. With no known cure, the thought of receiving an Alzheimer's diagnosis can be terrifying. But you can reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease by making smart nutritional choices--and this book will show you exactly how. For authors Sue Stillman Linja and SeAnne Safaii-Waite, the devastation of Alzheimer's is all too familiar. They both witnessed the progression of Alzheimer's in their mothers. As registered dietitian nutritionists and researchers, they've examined all of the evidence-based research on diet and Alzheimer's in order to offer a simple and practical dietary approach to protecting the brain from Alzheimer's. With The Alzheimer's Prevention Food Guide, Sue and SeAnne show you how to start eating for total brain health before it's too late to prevent the development of Alzheimer's disease. The Alzheimer's Prevention Food Guide is the first and only action-oriented food guide for making brain-nourishing dietary choices. You'll discover how easy it can be to incorporate everyday brain foods into your diet, easily and without stress. Accessible and easy-to-follow, The Alzheimer's Prevention Food Guide offers: A realistic 2-week meal plan that shows how doable it is to prepare brain-healthy meals Profiles of more than 100 common foods that highlight why they're nutritional powerhouses for brain health An easy-to-understand overview of diets being researched for brain health--from Mediterranean to MIND to Ketogenic--as well as the authors' own research-based recommendations for dietary guidelines. Alzheimer's disease is complex, but eating to prevent it doesn't have to be. The Alzheimer's Prevention Food Guide is your all-in-one nutritional resource for feeding your brain what's best for it--without making drastic changes.

The Food Revolution

How Your Diet Can Help Save Your Life and Our World

Author: John Robbins

Publisher: Conari Press

ISBN: 9781609252922

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 480

View: 7829

In 1987, John Robbins published Diet for a New America, which was an early version of this book, and he started the food revolution. He continues to work tirelessly to promote conscious food choices more than 20 years later. First published in 2001, The Food Revolution is still one of the most frequently cited and talked about books of the food-politics revolution. It was one of the very first books to discuss the negative health effects of eating genetically modified foods and animal products of all kinds, to expose the dangers inherent in our factory farming system, and to advocate a complete plant-based diet. The bok garnered endorsements by everyone from Paul Hawken to Neal Donald Walsch, Marianne Williamson to Julia Butterfly Hill. After ten years in print, The Food Revolution is timelier than ever—and a very compelling read. The 10th anniversary edition has an updated, new contemporary look and a new introduction by the author.

The Plant-Based Journey

A Step-by-Step Guide for Transitioning to a Healthy Lifestyle and Achieving Your Ideal Weight

Author: Lani Muelrath

Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.

ISBN: 1942952090

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 304

View: 3750

It’s been proven that a plant-based diet is good for your weight, health, budget, and the environment, but the proof hasn’t come with a game plan—until now. If you’ve ever wanted to make the plant-based switch but felt overwhelmed about where to start, we have good news: you don’t have to do it alone. The Plant-Based Journey provides the support you need every step of the way to make your transition into eating plant-based a fun and (ful)filling experience! Award-winning teacher, transition strategist, fitness expert and dietary coach Lani Muelrath has been on her own plant-based journey for more than 40 years and has helped thousands of clients lose weight and live more healthy and plant-filled lives. Here, she brings that experience to you, backed by scientific evidence. In this comprehensive, foolproof, and accessible five-step guide, Muelrath will empower you as you make your own dietary transition: Step 1: Awakening: Discover your “why” for eating plant-based Step 2: Scout: Assemble what you need for plant-based eating basics Step 3: Rookie: Increase the presence of plant foods on your plate with specific strategies and systems Step 4: Rockstar: Take your newfound plant-based eating success on the road and to social and family situations Step 5: Champion: Sharpen your skills for long-term plant-based living success In addition, in The Plant-Based Journey, Muelrath explains how exercise and your mindset support dietary change, and she also shares more than 20 recipes along with meal plan templates and ready-in-minutes meals that will have you pulling together delicious and satisfying meals with ease. Whether you’re a plant-based newbie looking to shed pounds or a seasoned vegan in search of fresh inspiration and navigational skills, The Plant-Based Journey is your essential, definitive guide—for a healthier, trimmer you.

Power Foods for the Brain

An Effective 3-Step Plan to Protect Your Mind and Strengthen Your Memory

Author: Neal D Barnard

Publisher: Grand Central Life & Style

ISBN: 1455512699

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 320

View: 5675

Could your breakfast or lunch be harming your memory? Are you missing out on the foods that could prevent Alzheimer's disease? Everyone knows good nutrition supports your overall health, but few realize that certain foods-power foods-can protect your brain and optimize its function, and even dramatically reduce your risk of Alzheimer's Disease. Now, New York Times bestselling author, clinical researcher and health advocate Dr. Neal Barnard has gathered the most up-to-date research and created a groundbreaking program that can strengthen your memory and protect your brain's health. In this effective 3-step plan Dr. Barnard reveals which foods to increase in your diet and which to avoid, and shows you specific exercises and supplements that can make a difference. It will not only help boost brain health, but it can also reduce your risk of Alzheimer's disease, stroke, and other less serious malfunctions such as low energy, poor sleep patterns, irritability, and lack of focus. You'll discover: The best foods to increase cognitive function Dairy products and meats-the dangers they may pose to your memory The surprising roles alcohol and caffeine play in Alzheimer's risk The latest research on toxic metals, like aluminum found in cookware, soda cans, and common antacids. Plus a detailed menu plan, recipes and time-saving kitchen tips

Why We Sleep

Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams

Author: Matthew Walker

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501144316

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 368

View: 390

"Sleep is one of the most important but least understood aspects of our life, wellness, and longevity ... An explosion of scientific discoveries in the last twenty years has shed new light on this fundamental aspect of our lives. Now ... neuroscientist and sleep expert Matthew Walker gives us a new understanding of the vital importance of sleep and dreaming"--Amazon.com.

The Spectrum of Hope

An Optimistic and New Approach to Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

Author: Gayatri Devi

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 1523500581

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

View: 5045

Imagine finding a glimmer of good news in a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s. And imagine how that would change the outlook of the 5 million Americans who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, not to mention their families, loved ones, and caretakers. A neurologist who’s been specializing in dementia and memory loss for more than 20 years, Dr. Gayatri Devi rewrites the story of Alzheimer’s by defining it as a spectrum disorder—like autism, Alzheimer’s is a disease that affects different people differently. She encourages people who are worried about memory impairment to seek a diagnosis, because early treatment will enable doctors and caregivers to manage the disease more effectively through drugs and other therapies. Told through the stories of Dr. Devi’s patients, The Spectrum of Hope is the kind of narrative medical writing that grips the reader, humanizes the science, and offers equal parts practical advice and wisdom with skillful ease. But beyond the pleasures of great reading, it’s a book that offers real hope. Here are chapters on how to maintain independence and dignity; how to fight depression, anxiety, and apathy; how to communicate effectively with a person suffering from dementia. Plus chapters on sexuality, genetics, going public with the diagnosis, even putting together a bucket list—because through her practice, Dr. Devi knows that the majority of Alzheimer’s patients continue to live and work in their communities. They babysit their grandkids, drive to the store (or own the store), serve their clients, or otherwise live fulfilling lives. That’s news that 5 million people are waiting to hear.

There's Still a Person in There

The Complete Guide to Treating and Coping with Alzheimer's

Author: Michael Castleman,Dolores Gallagher-Thompson,Matthew Naythons

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780399526350

Category: Self-Help

Page: 370

View: 4351

Provides Alzheimer's patients and their families with information on the latest medical advances and offers guidance.

The Better Brain Book

Author: David Perlmutter,Carol Colman

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101218061

Category: Self-Help

Page: 336

View: 2831

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Grain Brain and New York Times bestseller Brain Maker... Loss of memory is not a natural part of aging—and this book explains why. Celebrated neurologist David Perlmutter reveals how everyday memory-loss—misplacing car keys, forgetting a name, losing concentration in meetings—is actually a warning sign of a distressed brain. Here he and Carol Colman offer a simple plan for repairing those problems, clarifying misconstrued connections between memory loss and aging, and regaining and maintaining mental clarity by offering the tools for: Building a better brain through nutrition, lifestyle changes, and brain workouts Coping with specific brain disorders such as stroke, vascular dementia, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis, and Lou Gehrig's disease Understanding risk factors and individually tailoring a diet and supplementary program Features a "Life Style Audit," quizzes, a brain fitness program with the most effective ways to exercise your brain, and a nutritional program that details the best brain food and supplements. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Alzheimer's Disease

What If There Was a Cure?

Author: Mary T. Newport

Publisher: Basic Health Publications

ISBN: 9781591203193

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 478

View: 2701

While caring for her husband suffering from Alzheimer's Disease, Dr. Newport made a startling discovery that has changed the lives of patients and their caregivers and provides a real breathrough in their treatment.

Memory Rescue

Supercharge Your Brain, Reverse Memory Loss, and Remember What Matters Most

Author: Dr. Daniel G. Amen

Publisher: NavPress

ISBN: 1496425634

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 448

View: 2834

A proven program from #1 New York Times bestselling author and brain researcher Dr. Daniel Amen to help you change your brain and improve your memory today! Brain imaging research demonstrates that memory loss actually starts in the brain decades before you have any symptoms. Learn the actions you can take to help not just prevent memory loss later in life . . . but to begin restoring the memory you may have already lost. Expert physician Dr. Amen reveals how a multipronged strategy—including dietary changes, physical and mental exercises, and spiritual practices—can improve your brain health, enhance your memory, and reduce the likelihood that you’ll develop Alzheimer’s and other memory loss–related conditions. Keeping your brain healthy isn’t just a medical issue; it’s a God-given capacity and an essential building block for physical, emotional, and spiritual health. Take action against the fast-increasing memory crisis that threatens this crucial part of who you are—and help your brain, body, and soul stay strong for the rest of your life.