John Glenn shoots his way back into space; President Bush goes skydiving. Both men are in their seventies. Sophia Loren, Sean Connery, and Robert Redford, all in their sixties, are still sex symbols. Although no one can stop the march of time, we can do something about its consequences. Now Isadore Rosenfeld, M.D. - professor of medicine, practicing physician, researcher, and the author of six bestselling health books - shows all of us how to ... LIVE NOW, AGE LATER. This is the book that lays it on the line-the hard facts as well as the good news. Dr. Rosenfeld explains how aging is not a single process, but the result of many changes in every system and organ of the body. From your appearance to your energy level, from arthritis to cancer and stroke, from osteoporosis and heart disease to hearing loss and vision problems, Dr. Rosenfeld tells you exactly how to delay, prevent, and treat the signs of aging. Simply and clearly written in layman's language, LIVE NOW, AGE LATER teaches you how to take advantage of medical breakthroughs - from Viagra to the latest estrogen substitutes - that can improve your quality of life.
Discover how to: preserve your eyesight and help avoid cataracts, macular degeneration, and glaucoma with proper diet - and even some wine maintain a healthy sex drive and the ability to satisfy it - with the right hormones and the latest medications preempt Alzheimer's disease and senility with the appropriate vitamins and, believe it or not, painkillers slow down hardening and blockage of the arteries with the proper lifestyle and proven drugs keep your skin young and your prostate small with conventional and not-so-conventional approaches.
Whether you're in your thirties, forties, fifties, sixties, or seventies, you can take control of your aging and, with the help of this book, LIVE NOW, AGE LATER.
Any discussion of aging with someone older than fifty invariably makes them anxious about eventually losing their "marbles." Most of the other devastating ailments of mankind---cancer, heart trouble, stroke, even AIDS---don't usually produce the kind of terror associated with Alzheimer's disease. Cancer is certainly something to worry about, but it can often be detected early enough to be cured; its symptoms can be controlled, and patients may survive for months or even years. Everyone knows someone who has "conquered" a malignancy or coped with it for a long time. Stroke is also viewed with more equanimity these days; it can be prevented by effective treatment of high blood pressure; the likelihood of it causing permanent paralysis is not nearly as great as it used to be, thanks to sophisticated new medications and physical rehabilitation techniques. Proper diet, cholesterol-lowering drugs, and aspirin can prevent or delay heart ...
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