His goal: bring the issue of Alzheimer’s, its significance, its challenges, and possible solutions to a broader audience. This book is not intended as medical advice. If you have health problems, consult with your physician.
This book is not intended as medical advice or to replace Dr. Gupta's book. If you have health problems, consult with your physician. Keep Sharp is Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s comprehensive guide to cognitive dysfunction disease in its various forms, including dementia, and the prevention, treatment, and strategies to cope. As a White House fellow, he advised Hilary Clinton and earned a nomination in 2009 as Surgeon General by Barack Obama. Dr. Gupta practices not only as an American neurosurgeon but also as an author and medical reporter. Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta is proud to have him as the associate chief of neurosurgery. As a CNN analyst, Dr. Gupta reported on a wide range of subjects such as the medical applications of marijuana, the Coronavirus, and Iraq's invasion in 2003. Keep Sharp hit the printing presses as his fourth non-academic book Gupta bravely initiated a noble and global quest to gather up and analyze how doctors tackle brain function problems and cognitive challenges. He holds an impressive list of characters and anecdotes from his efforts. After contemplating becoming a writer, Gupta gravitated towards medicine when his beloved grandfather suffered a stroke and lost his ability to speak. Gupta then studied the role the brain plays in heart conditions. His mother and father also met with circulatory disease adversity—and worked hard to do what was necessary to survive. Gupta shares with the reader some of his most memorable experiences from his cognitive ailments quest. The Dalai Lama took the time to teach Gupta the basics of meditation. Bill Gates supported his research. Now deceased, Stephen Hawking suffered from debilitating illness but managed to “keep” his brain sharp—one of the sharpest on the planet. Gupta dove into times past to look at dementia. He looked at ancient history, through the Enlightenment, and into the modern era. Keep Sharp appeals to a diversified bevy of readers as a double gem for popular science and medical advice. Although avoiding medical jargon is impossible for cognitive dysfunction, Gupta shows us a simplified, engaging, and compelling story built around one of the most complex objects we know of—the human brain. Defining his terms right out of the gate gives the reader what they need to understand and act upon. The reader begins to learn how our physical and mental activities effect our brains. Boosting one’s brain prowess with medically established methods to help prevent Alzheimer's’ arises as a dominant theme. Dr. Gupta sculpted his narrative's contents with plenty of advice for those who show symptoms of the first stages of dementia. He puts his arm around the reader, tells him or her how to get the help they need, secure a proper diagnosis, and how to come to grips with the most adverse effects. Gupta pieces together valuable resources in the final chapter to guide those who carry a diagnosis of dementia. Though his approach is predictably straightforward and practical, he infuses it with the empathy and understanding of a good doctor. His goal: bring the issue of Alzheimer’s, its significance, its challenges, and possible solutions to a broader audience.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-12 - Publisher: Scott Campbell
This book is not intended as medical advice or to replace Dr. Gupta's book. If you have health problems, consult with your physician. Keep Sharp is Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s comprehensive guide to cognitive dysfunction disease in its various forms, including dementia, and the prevention, treatment, and strategies to cope. As