The Alzheimer's Journey DVD Series by William A. Van Horn, MD
The Alzheimer's Journey DVD Series is the battleplan that empowers you and your loved ones to win the war with Alzheimer's Disease. Dr. Van Horn shares his specific and uniquely effective treatment protocols to help you win every stage of the war with Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
Day 1: The New Perspective empowers you and your family with the information, understanding and treatment protocols to protect your brain against Alzheimer's Disease, slow down the progression of memory loss and restore dignity to a disabled loved one.
Day 2: The Misunderstood Organ - The Brain is an informative and extensive discussion of how your brain operates, why your brain becomes ill, and how to identify your need for treatment.
Through the use of analogies and case studies, Dr. Van Horn will entertain, educate, and assist you in establishing a strong foundation of understanding. Thus, empowering you to ensure your brain remains as healthy as possible.
You will learn 4 brain basics:
1. Your brain is a physical organ
2. Your brain is like a tub
3. Your brain is like a window
4. Your brain is like a computer.
You will also receive an overview of the 7 primary areas of brain malfunction:
2. Brain Energy
5. Substance Abuse
6. Chronic Pain
After viewing "The Misunderstood Organ - The Brain" you will have a new and enriched perspective of your brain and a powerful weapon in your war with Alzheimer's disease.
Day 3: Understanding the War is a thorough and informative guide to a fundamental understanding of dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Van Horn answers six significant questions:
1. What is dementia?
2. What is Alzheimer's disease?
3. What is the difference between Alzheimer's disease and dementia?
4. What is the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease?
5. What are the risk factors for Alzheimer's disease?
6. What are the 5 most common types of dementia?
"Understanding the War" is an empowering foundation of knowledge necessary for you and your family to win your war with Alzheimer's disease.
Day 4: Protecting Your Reservoir contains detailed information on the 3 pillars of brain health.
You will learn about proper nourishment for your brain through a brain healthy diet combined with nutritional and hormonal supplements. You will be surprised to learn the powerful benefits of four different forms of exercise
Day 5: Conquering Brain Killing Illness discusses the importance of proper medical management of cardiovascular illness, diabetes, and obesity. You will learn the specific and effective medication protocols for the treatment of insomnia, low brain energy, anxiety, and chronic pain that Dr. Van Horn has successfully utilized over the last 20 years.
Day 6: Battling Memory Loss is a powerful presentation detailing an effective plan to slow down the progression of early memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Van Horn's recommendation of early, aggressive treatment is motivated by both the latest research and his clinical experience with hundreds of patients who are enjoying significant benefits.
Many important topics are discussed:
1. Process of memory storage
2. Mimics of the memory loss of Alzheimer's disease.
3. How to screen for Alzheimer's disease using the "mini-cog" exam.
4. Memory loss treatment protocols
"Battling Memory Loss" is your opportunity to avoid the disability of Alzheimer's disease by maximizing the benefits of the most current effective treatments available.
Day 7: Restoring Dignity & Relationship covers the loss of personal dignity and relationship with your loved ones suffering from Alzheimer's disease due to their insomnia, depression, paranoia, and agitation. "Restoring Dignity & Relationship" is the answer for families with disabled loved ones.
Dr. Van Horn shares his expertise and passion as he details the 7 steps to restoration:
1. Behavioral management
2. Rule out delirium
3. Raise acetylcholine
4. Raise brain energy
5. Remove bad pills
6. Add a mood stabilizer
7. Add an antipsychotic medication
With proper treatment, your loved one will sleep all night while being alert, calm and happy throughout the day.
Day 8: Family Guide is Dr. Van Horn's opportunity to reduce the confusion and support family members by addressing the following significant issues:
2. What to expect
3. Time for placement
4. Staying at home with a caregiver
5. Feeding issues
6. Legal issues
7. Caregiver stress