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Understanding Alzheimers: An Ipb
Although every day we read news reports linking health problems to diet and lifestyle, there remains significant confusion regarding the onset and progression of Alzheimer's disease. Worldwide, more than 35 million people are currently suffering from Alzheimer's, and that number is expected to increase substantially over the next decade.Understanding Alzheimer's introduces ...more
Paperback, 382 pages
Published July 17th 2015 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
(first published August 3rd 2012)
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Lots and lots of information, talks about most current scientific research studies. The notes of all the references and studies takes up perhaps the last 1/5 of the book, so you know where to go to actually read studies. A little deep at times, hard to absorb it all at once. Information about diet and supplements that help prevent/delay onset. About 50 pages about the role of family members, loved ones at home verses facilities, and how to deal with the stress of having a loved one with ...more
This book has a ton of information. Some of it was very redundant. It definitely would help someone that is a caregiver or thinks they may have the disease. It talks about the scientific side of what happens as the disease progresses and gives suggestions of how to slow that progress.