Paths To Healthy Aging: Replacing Myths With Sound Advice

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We all have to age but our attitude can make a huge difference in how we age! We can either resign ourselves to the negative aspects of aging, or we can embrace it with the understanding that while age is inevitable, we can change our attitude and make lifestyle adjustments to live a longer and happier life. In their new book, Paths to Healthy Aging, this husband and wife team, Doctors Mehrdad (Mike) Ayati and Arezou (Hope) Azarani, dispel many age-related myths and provide readers the tools necessary to create a healthy, joyful and energetic lifestyle!

When it comes to healthy aging, Dr. Ayati believes that while there is a lot of information out there, most of it is very confusing for patients, their caregivers and the general public. “Those recommendations for healthy and happy living are hard and often impossible to follow,” says Ayati. While Paths to Healthy Aging is backed by solid clinical practice evidence and revolutionary medical research, it is written in a straightforward, easy-to-understand style.

Condensed into five chapters and written in a workbook format, the book covers everything from nutrition and mental/physical health, to medication. Question and action plans encourage readers to participate in discussions on these points as well as many others, such as, stimulating our mental status and staying physically fit as we age, learning the dangers of overmedication and Drug Cascade Syndrome, and how to find the right physician we can trust and respect. The book clarifies many misconceptions on aging and simplifies the journey for seniors and their families/caregivers.

Paths to Healthy Aging is more than collaboration between a geriatrician and a scientist trained in physiology, molecular biology and genetics. It is a labor of love that shows a genuine concern for the elderly and/or those wanting to get a jump on the aging process.

Dr. M. Ayati is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. Board certified in Family Medicine and Geriatrics, he also practices as a Hospitalist and ER physician at the VA Hospital, Palo Alto, CA. His patients appreciate how he explains complex, contradictory, unanswered, and confusing subjects on the topic of aging to them in a manner that can be understood and practiced with ease.

Dr. A. Azarani holds a Ph.D. in Physiology from McGill University (Royal Victoria & Shriners Hospital) in Canada and two Fellowships in Molecular Biology from University of Montreal and Genetics from Stanford University School of Medicine. With more than 25 years of life and health sciences experience in academic, government and private institutions, she is founder and CEO of Protogen Life Sciences.

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Paths to Healthy Aging
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ISBN-13: 978-1502321176
$12.99 print