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The XX Brain by Lisa Mosconi, PhD

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The XX Brain by Lisa Mosconi, PhD

Did you know that in the United Kingdom and Australia, Alzheimer's disease claims the lives of more women than breast cancer? Or that a 45-year-old woman has a one-in-five risk of getting Alzheimer's disease before she dies, compared to a man's one-in-ten likelihood of developing the disease? If any of these facts are unfamiliar to you, you are not on your own. A female Alzheimer's pandemic is sweeping the country, and the situation is deteriorating rapidly. Unfortunately, the issue has gotten minimal coverage in the media and has garnered only a limited amount of attention from the medical establishment so far. What is the root cause of this epidemic? And, maybe more significantly, what can be done to prevent it? These notes shed light on these issues and provide an inspirational and practical toolbox for ensuring that your brain health flourishes at any age - no matter what your age is.

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