The Better Brain Book: The Best Tool for Improving Memory and Sharpness and Preventing Aging of the Brain

by David Perlmutter

Paperback, 2005

Status

Available

Publication

Riverhead Books (2005), Edition: Reprint, 325 pages

Description

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Grain Brain and New York Times bestseller Brain Maker... Loss of memory is not a natural part of aging--and this book explains why.   Celebrated neurologist David Perlmutter reveals how everyday memory-loss--misplacing car keys, forgetting a name, losing concentration in meetings--is actually a warning sign of a distressed brain. Here he and Carol Colman offer a simple plan for repairing those problems, clarifying misconstrued connections between memory loss and aging, and regaining and maintaining mental clarity by offering the tools for: Building a better brain through nutrition, lifestyle changes, and brain workouts Coping with specific brain disorders such as stroke, vascular dementia, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis, and Lou Gehrig's disease Understanding risk factors and individually tailoring a diet and supplementary program Features a "Life Style Audit," quizzes, a brain fitness program with the most effective ways to exercise your brain, and a nutritional program that details the best brain food and supplements.… (more)

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

325 p.; 6 inches

ISBN

1594480931 / 9781594480935

UPC

710261018002

Pages

325

Rating

(5 ratings; 3.9)
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