"No question it is a frightening diagnosis, but whether you are a patient, family member or caregiver, you can't help feel empowered and optimistic after reading this book. This small guide will leave a big impression." - Dr. Sanjay Gupta, M.D., Bestelling author & CNN Chief Medical Correspondent
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.
About the Author
Gigi Vorgan, in addition to working as a coauthor with her husband Dr. Gary Small, has written feature films and for television. Vorgan and Dr. Small have written over ten books, including The New York Times Bestseller The Memory Bible, as well as The Memory Prescription, The Longevity Bible, The Alzheimer's Prevention Program, The Other Side of the Couch, The Naked Lady Who Stood on Her Head, iBrain, 2 Weeks to a Younger Brain, SNAP!: Change Your Personality in 30 Days, The Small Guide to Anxiety & the Small Guide to Depression.http: //drgarysmall.com/https: //www.newsmax.com/health/insiders/dr-small/id-222/ https: //w3.mindhealthreport.com/Health/MHR/Offers/MHR-Renewal The author lives & works in the Los Angeles metro area.