21 Apr 2021
Dementia is the defining disease of our time. In the UK it’s the leading cause of death, almost a million people suffer with it and 1 in every 14 of the population aged over 65. And it’s growing.
The most common type is Alzheimers and the treatment? Well there are none. After decades of research and billions of dollars spent, we have a few drugs that mildly improve symptoms but nothing close to a cure. And so when I came across lifestyle measures including diet, exercise and community based interventions that could reduce the risk of getting dementia by 70, 80 or even 90% I had to get Dr. Dean and Dr. Ayesha Sherzai on the pod to talk about their research
They are a unique husband and wife team on the cutting edge of brain science, are dedicated to educating people on the simple steps to long-term health and wellness through their work as Directors of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Program at Loma Linda University Medical Center, with patients, as well as through online writing, videos, and books at teamsherzai.com
Dr. Dean Sherzai is a behavioral neurologist & neuroscientist whose entire life has been dedicated to behavioral change models at the community and population level. Dr. Ayesha Sherzai finished two residencies at Loma Linda University; preventive medicine and neurology. She also holds a master’s in advanced sciences from UCSD and completed a fellowship in vascular neurology from Columbia University. They are also authors of the book, The 30 Day Alzheimer’s Solution.
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What a delight to chat with Drs Ayesha and Dean on the podcast today - another incredibly interesting subject and one that Drs Ayesha and Dean are investing so much time and effort into. They are so passionate about their field of expertise and that really comes through on the show.
Theres a superb amount of information too on the Team Sherzai website so please do be sure to check that out and do share with your friends/family/colleagues who may find this pod of interest.
Dr. Dean and Dr. Ayesha Sherzai are a unique husband and wife team on the cutting edge of brain science, are dedicated to educating people on the simple steps to long-term health and wellness through their work as Directors of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Program at Loma Linda University Medical Center, with patients, as well as through online writing, videos, and books. They are the authors of the upcoming book, The 30 Day Alzheimer’s Solution.
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