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Title:
Live now, age later : proven ways to slow down the clock
Author:
Rosenfeld, Isadore.
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Edition:
GK Hall Large print edition.
Publication Information:
Thorndike, Maine : G.K. Hall, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
541 pages ; 25 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780783887418
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Book

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Summary

Well-known and highly respected, Dr. Rosenfeld informs us that getting older doesn't have to be a painful process and shares his anti-aging formula with his readers. Complications of aging including Alzheimer's Disease, cancer, impotence, cataracts, osteoporosis, stroke and other ailments are discussed, as the good doctor gives us prescriptions for both prevention and treatment. You may not be able to live forever, but with Dr. Rosenfeld's help, you can look and feel a whole lot better.


Author Notes

Isadore Rosenfeld was born Ezra Rosenfeld in Montreal, Canada on September 7, 1926. He received a bachelor of science degree and a medical degree from McGill University in Montreal. He was a cardiologist and general practitioner until his retirement in 2011. He also was the health editor of Parade magazine, taught clinical medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College, and hosted the Fox News health program Sunday Housecall with Dr. Rosenfeld.

He wrote more than a dozen books including Modern Prevention: The New Medicine, The Best Treatment, Dr. Rosenfeld's Guide to Alternative Medicine, Live Now, Age Later: Proven Ways to Slow Down the Clock, and Doctor of the Heart: My Life in Medicine. He died from complications of the flu on January 30, 2018 at the age of 91.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Reviews 2

Publisher's Weekly Review

The genial Dr. Rosenfeld (Symptoms and Doctor, What Should I Eat?) should have another bestseller to his credit with this wise, sensible guide to delaying and preventing the diseases of aging. His prescription calls for sound nutritional habits, exercise, preventive health care and the latest medical information and pharmaceuticals, especially hormone replacement therapies. Rosenfeld's goal is to arm readers with knowledge so they will take care of themselves and recognize and treat problems as early as possible. He succeeds admirably and, remarkably, without gimmicks. Instead, there's straight talk about the major diseases and issues related to aging: Alzheimer's, cancer, heart attack, osteoporosis, stroke, arthritis, hearing loss, depression, insomnia, skin care, vision and dental problems. The chapters on menopause, sexual dysfunction and prostate problems are especially candid and helpful. Explaining each condition in unintimidating language, he discusses symptoms, risk factors, treatments and defensive strategies. What distinguishes this book from others aimed at the turning-50 crowd is Rosenfeld's ease in making medicine understandable, without oversimplifying or condescending, and his lively optimism. The occasional pun may inspire groans, but given the book's strengths, they are forgivable. Thanks to the doctor's gift for establishing a relationship with his reader, this book deserves to be read widely and thoroughly. Major ad/promo; 5-city author tour. (June) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved


Library Journal Review

A best-selling doctor on warding off signs of age. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. xi
Chapter 1. Alzheimer's Disease: Remembering!p. 1
Chapter 2. Cancer: Of Mice and Menp. 21
Chapter 3. Constipation: This Chapter Will Really Move Youp. 61
Chapter 4. Depression: When Clouds Have Lost Their Silver Liningp. 79
Chapter 5. Hearing Lossp. 97
Chapter 6. Heart Attacks: A Preventable Epidemicp. 105
Chapter 7. Impotence--The Not So Silent (Anymore) Epidemic: Age, Hormones, or Performance Anxiety?p. 142
Chapter 8. Insomnia: News You Can Use to Help You Snoozep. 161
Chapter 9. Libido in Limbop. 176
Chapter 10. Menopause: His and Hersp. 186
Chapter 11. Osteoarthritis: A Joint Declarationp. 210
Chapter 12. Osteoporosis: Hip, Hip, Hoorayp. 226
Chapter 13. Prostate Enlargement: To Pee or Not to Pee-That Is the Questionp. 246
Chapter 14. Aging Skin: A Dry and Flaky Chapterp. 258
Chapter 15. Stroke: Brain Attack!p. 275
Chapter 16. Diminished Taste and Smell: A Tasteless Chapter!p. 302
Chapter 17. Tinnitus: For Whom the Bell Tolls--and Tolls, and Tollsp. 311
Chapter 18. Tooth Loss: Gum Again?p. 322
Chapter 19. Loss of Vision--Macular Degeneration, Cataracts, and Glaucomap. 336
Chapter 20. Final Reflections: The Bottom Linep. 363
Indexp. 373