Keep Your Brain Young: The Complete Guide to Physical and Emotional Health and Longevity

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Mai 2003



Using the latest knowledge on how the brain ages, two of the world's most prominent brain doctors explain all of the normal changes that can affect the brain as we age in an attempt to help us feel younger and healthier.


Acknowledgments. PART ONE: THE BRAIN AND EVERYDAY CONCERNS. Introduction: Healthy But Realistic in the Second Half. Maintaining Your Memory. Nutrition for the Brain: Food, Fuel, and Protection. Sleep and the Brain. Managing Stress. Unmasking Depression. Alcohol and Your Brain. PART TWO: THE BRAIN AND YOUR BODY. Pain and Your Brain. Body Functions and Your Brain. Protecting Your Senses. How to Keep Your Balance-Literally. Fainting, Dizziness, and Your Brain. PART THREE: THE BRAIN AND PREVENTING AND TREATING SERIOUS PROBLEMS. Understanding Acute Memory Loss. Acute Confusion and How to Prevent It. Dealing with Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias. Treatable Dementias. Cancer and the Brain. New Options for Parkinson's Disease. Shaking, Weakness, ALS, and Your Brain. Stroke: The Brain-Heart Connection. Taking Charge of Your Brain. Appendix. Index.


GUY McKHANN, M.D., is Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and founding Director of the Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute at Johns Hopkins. He is the founding Chairman of the Department of Neurology at Johns Hopkins and has appeared on 60 Minutes and in other national media. MARILYN ALBERT, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology at Harvard Medical School. She is Director of the Gerontology Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital and was recently appointed Director of the Division of Cognitive Neuroscience and the CoDirector of the Johns Hopkins Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. She has appeared on the Today show, PBS-TV, and in other national media. Drs. McKhann and Albert are husband and wife.


..".this is recommended for all consumer health and aging collections."
EAN: 9780471430285
ISBN: 0471430285
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2003
Seitenanzahl: 304 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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