How to Live Well with Early Alzheimer's

Overview

Comprehensive, up-to-date information on the diagnosis and treatment of early Alzheimer's

Learn about the latest therapies, safest medications, and most effective alternatives

How to help manage and prevent memory loss through proper diet, vitamins, herbs, and simple lifestyle changes

How to sharpen your mental skills with brain-boosting ...

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How to Live Well with Early Alzheimer's: A Complete Program for Enhancing Your Quality of Life

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Overview

Comprehensive, up-to-date information on the diagnosis and treatment of early Alzheimer's

Learn about the latest therapies, safest medications, and most effective alternatives

How to help manage and prevent memory loss through proper diet, vitamins, herbs, and simple lifestyle changes

How to sharpen your mental skills with brain-boosting exercises

How to improve, retain, and extend the quality of your life for years to come

PLUS vital new information on the controversial role of hormones in the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's disease

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312373160
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 3/2/2010
  • Series: Healthy Home Library
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 226
  • Product dimensions: 4.10 (w) x 6.60 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Deborah Mitchell is a widely published health journalist. She is the author or coauthor of more than three dozen books on health topics, including three books for St. Martin’s Press’s Healthy Home Library (52 Foods and Supplements for a Healthy Heart, 25 Medical Tests Your Doctor Should Tell You About, A Woman’s Guide to Vitamins, Herbs, and Supplements; The Complete Book of Nutritional Healing; and The Concise Encyclopedia of Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health) as well as The Wonder of Probiotics (coauthored with John R.Taylor, N.D.), Foods That Combat Aging, Your Ideal Supplement Plan in Three Easy Steps, and What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Back Pain (coauthored with Debra Weiner, M.D.).

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I The Art and Science of Diagnosis 5

Chapter 1 What Is Memory? 7

Chapter 2 The Many Faces of Memory Loss 16

Chapter 3 How Is Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosed? 37

Part II Everything You Need to Know About Prevention and Treatment 53

Chapter 4 How to Prevent Alzheimer's Disease 55

Chapter 5 How to Treat Alzheimer's with Drugs 75

Chapter 6 Treating Alzheimer's Disease Naturally 93

Part III Living Well With Early Alzheimer's 105

Chapter 7 How Loving Support Can Help with Behavior and Emotional Changes 107

Chapter 8 How to Live Every Day to the Fullest 126

Chapter 9 Exercise Your Brain 141

Chapter 10 Plan Ahead: Financial and Legal Decisions 161

Chapter 11 Plan Ahead: Care and Living Arrangements 179

Chapter 12 Get Outside Help 194

Chapter Notes 207

Appendix 217

Glossary 223

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