From New York Times bestselling author and expert on neuroscience, memory, Alzheimer's Disease and dementia, The Small Guide to Alzheimer's Disease provides a comprehensive overview of Alzheimer's Disease, dementia, and related disorders — along with the latest treatment solutions from conventional and alternative therapies to new scientific discoveries, lifestyle changes and interventions.
Alheimer's Disease and related dementia illnesses are among the most frightening diagnoses in the US, affecting nearly six million adult Americans. This accessible guide starts with providing readers with an overview of Alzheimer's Disease and dementia: what it is, who gets it, how to recognize it, major causes (genetics, environment, etc.). As bestselling author of The Memory Bible and The Memory Prescription, as well as Director of the UCLA Longevity Center, Dr. Gary Small is on the cutting edge of breakthrough treatments, as well as prevention strategies.
In addition to case studies and patient interviews, all chapters will include side-bars with factoids, lists, and other helpful information.