Author | Anton Porsteinsson, MD

Articles

Preventing the Onset of Cognitive Decline

October 26, 2012

Podcast

By the year 2050, it is estimated that the number of people with Alzheimer disease and other forms of dementia will explode to 36 million in the US and over 160 million worldwide, over 3 times the current rate.

Video: Delaying Symptom Deterioration in Alzheimer Dementia

December 17, 2011

Article

Anton Porsteinsson, MD, discusses some specifics for fine-tuning the care of patients with Alzheimer disease. Here: optimizing physical health and mental stimulation and promoting a brain-healthy diet and aerobic exercise.

Video: Stimulants in Alzheimer Dementia: What Role in Early Disease?

December 17, 2011

Article

Can stimulants increase function in people with early stage Alzheimer disease? Here, Anton Porsteinsson, MD, discusses the pros and cons.

Video: Determinants of Alzheimer Disease -- Is Our Destiny Genetic?

December 17, 2011

Article

In this video, Anton Porsteinsson, MD, discusses some of the causative factors of Alzheimer disease: genetics, environment, personality. He goes on to explain that although there are clear determinants for AD, there are preventive actions that can be taken to delay the onset of disability.

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