The Anti-Alzheimer's Prescription: The Science-Proven Prevention Plan to Start at Any Age

The Anti-Alzheimer's Prescription: The Science-Proven Prevention Plan to Start at Any Age

by Vincent Fortanasce


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ISBN-13: 9781592404612
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/04/2009
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 579,960
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Board certified in neurology and rehabilitation, psychiatrist and renowned bioethicist Dr. Vincent Fortanasce is a clinical professor of neurology at the University of Southern California who was twice awarded Outstanding Lecturer of the Year. Named one of the top 100 physicians in Los Angeles County, and one of the best physicians in America, he hosts a monthly radio show, syndicated worldwide on EWTN, and has appeared widely in the media—from 60 Minutes, Dateline, and Good Morning America to the New York Times and USA Today. His patients have included Pope John Paul II.

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"The brain has a marvelous power to muster up its own internal medicine to prevent Alzheimer's disease. This book will show you how."
-William Sears, M.D., author of the Sears Parenting Library series

"The perfect game plan to prevent Alzheimer's disease."
-Tommy Lasorda, former MLB pitcher and manager

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The Anti-Alzheimer's Prescription: The Science-Proven Prevention Plan to Start at Any Age 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
timetravel More than 1 year ago
The Anti-Alzheimer's Prescription is an interesting look at one of the most dreaded diseases, Alzheimer's. The book presents a fact-filled guide to better health and what lifestyle changes you can make to help prevent the onset of the disease. Broken down in three parts, Dr. Fortanasce first explains in layman's terms what is known about Alzheimer's and how to evaluate your personal risk factors. The second part of the book is a four-step plan to help prevent the disease by targeting specific health needs of your body and brain. Part Three is the diagnosis, treatment, and future of Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Fortanasce believes that even with a genetic predisposition to Alzheimer's that there are steps that can be taken to prevent or delay the disease. His experience as a neurologist, and even more personally with his own father, gives the doctor an insight into what lifestyle changes can be made to improve the odds of developing the disease. Using a science-based method with a holistic approach, the doctor gives health suggestions, exercises for both the body and the brain, relaxation techniques, and even menu plans with recipes. Especially interesting is the information on how important sleep is to our health and the importance of the treatment of sleep apnea. To say this is an important book is an understatement. Alzheimer's is such a devastating disease. If we can make smart choices in our life now, think of the impact we will make on our future.
iguanaOH More than 1 year ago
Dr. Fortanasce describes everything related to Alzheimer's disease (precursors, symptoms, signs, how it affects your body, how your body affects Alzheimer's, how to change your diet and lifestyle to decrease your changes of getting this disease) all in easy-to-understand terminology and examples. The lifestyle and diet changes (for me) were easy to adapt to. I highly recommend buying this book, reading it over & over and keeping it close for reference.