Age-proof your mind : detect, delay, and prevent memory loss--before it's too late (Large print book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Age-proof your mind : detect, delay, and prevent memory loss--before it's too late

Author: Zaldy S Tan
Publisher: New York : Warner Books, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : English : Doubleday Large Print Home Library edView all editions and formats
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Whether readers experience occasional lapses ("Where did I put my car keys?" "Why did I open this closet door?") or are concerned about a family tendency toward Alzheimer's, Tan offers information, exercises, resources and advice to help them sort out whether their memory loss is minor or indicates a deeper problem. The author, who directs a Boston memory disorders clinic, explores the connection between diet and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zaldy S Tan
ISBN: 0739451790 9780739451793
OCLC Number: 60314504
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 444 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
Contents: Are you losing your mind? --
Wrinkles of the mind --
Mental wear and tear --
MCI and the prevention of Alzheimer's disease --
Saving your mind --
Oxygen damage and the brain: to E or not to E? --
Inflammation and the brain --
The brain-diet connection --
Learn now, age later --
Physical fitness and brain health --
The mind and body on estrogen --
Testing and preserving your mind --
Stressing the brain --
The memory stress test --
The memory improvement program --
Age-proof your mind --
The future promise of an Alzheimer's cure.
Responsibility: Zaldy S. Tan.

Abstract:

Whether readers experience occasional lapses ("Where did I put my car keys?" "Why did I open this closet door?") or are concerned about a family tendency toward Alzheimer's, Tan offers information, exercises, resources and advice to help them sort out whether their memory loss is minor or indicates a deeper problem. The author, who directs a Boston memory disorders clinic, explores the connection between diet and memory and explains the effects Vitamin E, estrogen and alcohol may have on the brain.

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