"This is the first book I've seen that addresses all the factors that can influence brain health for better or worse, and that gives you detailed recommendations for dealing with them."
—Andrew Weil, M.D.
"Contrary to popular opinion, memory loss and other brain dysfunction are not inevitable with aging. Dr. David Perlmutter tells you exactly how to prevent—and even reverse—the effects of stress and 'aging' on your brain."
—Christine Northrup, M.D.
Loss of memory and acuity is not a natural part of aging. In
The Better Brain Book, celebrated neurologist David Perlmutter, M.D., FACN, explains how everyday memory-loss problems—misplacing your car keys, forgetting a name, losing concentration in a meeting—are actually warning signs of a distressed brain, and offers a simple plan for repairing those problems, and regaining and maintaining clarity. Whether you've become forgetful, less focused, absentminded, or are trying to help a loved one who has suffered a serious brain-degenerative illness, Dr. Perlmutter offers the tools needed for:
With a special lifestyle audit, quizzes, brain boosting exercises, and a unique three-tiered food and supplement program, The Better Brain Book helps heal damage and restore youthful sharpness.
Size: This book measures 9" x 6" and is 325 pages.
David Perlmutter, M.D., FACN is a board-certified neurologist and a leader in the field of complementary medicine. His scientific articles have appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association and the Journal of Neurosurgery, and he has appeared on Oprah and the Today show.
Carol Colman is the coauthor of numerous bestselling health books.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part I: Is Your Brain at Risk?
Chapter 1: Am I Losing it?
Chapter 2: The Brain Audit
Chapter 3: Understanding Your Risk Factors
Chapter 4: How Common Prescription Drugs Can Be Hazardous to Your Brain
Part 2: Tools for a Better Brain
Chapter 5: Building a Better Brain Through Nutrition
Chapter 6: Tailor a Supplement Program to Your Risk Factors
Chapter 7: Change Your Lifestyle, Change Your Brain
Chapter 8: Get the Toxins Out!
Chapter 9: The Brain Workout
Chapter 10: Four Medical Tests That Can Save Your Brain
Chapter 11: Six Steps to a Better Brain
Part 3: Specific Brain Disorders and What to Do About them
Chapter 12: Stroke
Chapter 13: Vascular Dementia
Chapter 14: Alzheimer's Disease
Chapter 15: Parkinson's Disease
Chapter 16: Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Chapter 17: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Appendix 1: Supplement Regimens: The Three Tiers
Appendix 2: Recipes
Appendix 3: Resources
Appendix 4: The Glutathione Protocol: Information for You and Your Doctor