The internet is flooded with tips about how to look younger, but what women of a certain age really need is an expert's guide to healthy aging - and that is just what Toronto family doctor Dr. Vivien Brown offers in this concise guide. A Woman's Guide to Healthy Aging is the first book written by a medical authority to tackle the key challenges women face as they grow older, including brain health and heart disease. As a noted expert on many aspects of women's health, Dr. Brown deals with these issues head on every day.
Practical and informative, this guide covers the top seven issues she believes are most important: nutrition, exercise and sleep, brain health, immunization and disease prevention, menopause, cardiac health, and osteoporosis. Sweeping aside the myths and sales tricks that plague women every day, Dr. Brown offers sensible advice based on the latest scientific evidence.
"An insightful approach to aging and wellness" - Kirstine Stewart , Media and Tech Executive and Author
"Having worked with Dr. Vivien Brown for the better part of 40 years, I never cease to be amazed by her ability to teach and explain medical issues in a way that everyone can understand. The complex becomes clarified, and the knowledge she delivers becomes powerful tools for all of us to channel into becoming healthier!" - Sheldon Elman MD, Executive Chair, Medisys Health Group
"Vivien has a true gift for decoding complex material to give her readers relevant and valuable information that can benefit their brain health." - Lynn Posluns , President, Women's Brain Health Initiative