EP 1,153B - DEMENTIA PREVENTION: Using Your Head to Save Your Brain

Summary: Expert in brain preservation, Emily Clionsky, MD, discusses how to stack the dementia deck in your favor by reading and following the prescription in Dementia Prevention:Using Your Head to Save Your Brain.
Air Date: 6/20/23
Duration: 10 Minutes
Guest Bio: Emily Clionsky, MD
Emily Clionsky, MD (Springfield, MA) is an internal medicine doctor with 25 years of experience and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She has treated thousands of patients with memory loss at her private practice. Mitchell Clionsky, PhD (Springfield, MA), is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist with 45 years of experience evaluating and treating patient with cognitive impairment, dementia, ADHD, and traumatic brain injury. Together, they developed the Memory Orientation Screening Test (MOST), which has been used by hundreds of doctors.
  • Book Title: DEMENTIA PREVENTION: Using Your Head to Save Your Brain
EP 1,153B - DEMENTIA PREVENTION: Using Your Head to Save Your Brain
Worried about memory loss and dementia risk? This new book will show you easy-to-follow steps to keep your brain healthy. DEMENTIA PREVENTION: Using Your Head to Save Your Brain, by Emily Clionsky, MD, and Mitchell Clionsky, PhD. In dementia Prevention, they combine the most current scientific findings about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias with their experience to you through a science-based tour of dementia, including how your brain works and how its function is affected by everything from blood circulation and blood pressure to sugar levels, medications, vision, and hearing. You will learn how your activity level, weight, habits, mental outlook, and social engagement may affect your likelihood of developing dementia. Dementia Prevention provides a dementia risk checklist to better understand your personal risk profile to help you on your journey. The authors' training and experience as behavioral scientists will help you set better goals, identify roadblocks to success, and overcome these obstacles. Forgetfulness and confusion are not an inevitable part of growing older — you can make changes to keep your brain working well into your 70s and beyond. From how you breathe while you sleep to what you do socially and physically every day.
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