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Preventing Alzheimer's: Prevent, Detect, Diagnose, Treat, and Even Halt Alzheimer's Disease and Other Causes of Memory Lossby William Rod Shankle
Synopses & Reviews
A revolutionary new approach to diagnose, treat, and delay the onset of the progression of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.
One out of every two families in the United States has a member with Alzheimer's or a related disease. Using their "Shankle-Amen Dementia Screening Test" in conjunction with medication, supplements, and physical exercise, Dr. Shankle and Dr. Amen have developed a program to prevent, delay, detect, and possibly halt Alzheimer's disease. The plan, combined with Dr. Amen's revolutionary brain-imaging techniques (which allow physicians and patients to monitor the workings of an individual's brain and the effects of treatment), will teach readers to employ early detection screening tools and early intervention strategies to delay the onset and progression of Alzheimer's disease as well as other forms of dementia.
Using their Dementia Screening Test in conjunction with medication, supplements, and physical exercise, the authors have developed a program to prevent, delay, detect, and possibly halt Alzheimer's disease.
Drs. William Rodman Shankle and Daniel G. Amen reveal the latest research and treatment methods for preventing, delaying, and treating the devastation of Alzheimer's disease.
Award-winning dementia specialist and neurologist Dr. Shankle, with bestselling author, psychiatrist, and brain-imaging specialist Dr. Amen, offers a new research- and brain-based program to help individuals prevent Alzheimer's disease, recognize it early, and delay its ravaging effects as long as possible.
About the Author
William Rodman Shankle, M.S., M.D., is a neurologist, neuroscientist, and statistician who has evaluated, treated, and managed more than 7,000 patients with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. The recipient of the Zenith Pioneer Award from the Alzheimer's Association in 2001, he was formerly the director of the UC Irvine Alzheimer's Disease Clinic and currently runs a community-based program for patients with dementia.
Daniel G. Amen, M.D., is a clinical neuroscientist, psychiatrist, and the director of three large innovative clinics in California and Washington. He is a nationally recognized expert in the field of the brain and behavior. Among his books are Change Your Brain, Change Your Life and Healing ADD; and he is the coauthor of Healing Anxiety and Depression.
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