How are lifestyle changes preventing or turning around Alzheimer's? | KALW

How are lifestyle changes preventing or turning around Alzheimer's?

Mar 12, 2019

 


 

On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss The Alzheimer’s Solution, a new book by two neurologists who say lifestyle changes are the key to preventing Alzheimer’s disease.

People over age 85 have a 50 percent chance of developing this disease. The costs of managing Alzheimer’s have risen to $226 billion this year and could crash our healthcare system. Drs. Ayesha and Dean Sherzai argue that 90 percent of Alzheimer’s cases can be prevented or turned around with lifestyle changes. What does the latest research reveal?

Guests:

Ayesha Sherzai, co-director of the Brain Health and Alzheimer’s Prevention Program at Loma Linda University and leader of its Lifestyle Program for the Prevention of Neurological Diseases, and co-author of The Alzheimer’s Solution

Dean Sherzai, co-director of the Brain Health and Alzheimer’s Prevention Program at Loma Linda University, an expert in healthcare leadership and community health, and co-author of The Alzheimer’s Solution

Web Resources:

Victorville Daily Press: Loma Linda doctors say you can prevent or turn around Alzheimer’s disease

Loma Linda University Health: Prevention is the new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

KTLA: Anti- Alzheimer’s Meal Plan With Neurologists Drs. Dean & Ayesha Sherzai