Phytopharmaceuticals for Brain Health

Shahnaz Subhan, Manashi Bagchi

September 21, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 444 Pages - 16 Color & 57 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498757676 - CAT# K27586

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Features

Addresses epidemiology, pathophysiology, molecular mechanisms, and discusses a number of phytopharmaceuticals that document clinical or pre-clinical benefits to brain health.

Discusses treatment and management strategies using phytopharmaceuticals of cognitive dysfunction.

Phytopharmaceuticals covered include anthocyanins, ginseng, ginkgo biloba, omega -3 and omega-6 fatty acids, resveratrol, astaxanthin, tocotrienols, various nuts and oils.

Presents information on neurodegenerative and neuromuscular disorders, neuronal damages, sleep disorders, and chronic stress.

Summary

The complexity of the pathophysiology of cognitive dysfunction has led to the use of therapeutic strategies to combat the disease. Proper diet, cognitive activity, and regular physical exercise can significantly help in improving brain health with advancing age and potentially reduce the risk of cognitive decline.