World Renowned Doctor to Lead Free 12-Part Lecture Series Every Tuesday from July through September in Arcadia

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  • Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA (1888PressRelease) July 06, 2011 - In an effort to educate and arm the public in the fight against some of the most devastating diseases plaguing society today, The Fortanasce Neurology Center is presenting a 12-part lecture series, "A Wealth of Health for the Mind, Body and Soul," exploring methods to stop Alzheimer's in its tracks. Vincent M. Fortanasce, M.D., a physician, professor, best-selling author and former Olympian who has dedicated his life to putting an end to Alzheimer's, will share the tenets of his proprietary D.E.A.R. method - a science-proven approach that helps prevent or delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease. The most eminent medical doctors from the likes of Yale, Princeton, the Mayo Clinic and Stanford University will join him in the series and will speak extensively on such subjects as treating memory loss, joint and spine problems, osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, preventing chronic pain and the latest advancements in treating cancer.

    The lectures are free and will run every Tuesday from July 5- Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. at 665 West Naomi Ave., Suite No. 201 in Arcadia. For more details, call (626) 445-8481.

    July 5: Lecture 1 - Dr. Vincent Fortanasce
    o What is Alzheimer's?
    o Alzheimer's disease prevention
    o Diet, exercise, sleep and stress control

    July 12: Lecture 2 - Dr. Vincent Fortanasce
    o Diet: Preventing Alzheimer's, cardiac disease and cancer through your diet
    o Supplement and diet plan

    July 19: Lecture 3 - Dr. Vincent Fortanasce
    o The sleep epidemic: obstructive sleep apnea and insomnia - why it causes Alzheimer's and cancer, and what you can do about it

    July 26: Lecture 4 - Special guest doctor
    o Arthritis and Osteoporosis: Prevention and treatment

    Aug. 2: Lecture 5 - Dr. Vincent Fortanasce
    o Exercise: How brawn builds brain
    o The Fort Method: Keeps you 20 years younger

    Aug. 9: Lecture 6 - Dr. Vincent Fortanasce
    o Headaches: Migraines and tension

    Aug. 16: Lecture 7 - Cardiologist
    o Cardiovascular disease, cholesterol
    o Hypertension and Diabetes: Prevention and treatment

    Aug. 23: Lecture 8 - Dr. Vincent Fortanasce
    o The Stress Mess: How stress contributes to 90 percent of medical conditions
    o How to take control and deal effectively with stress

    Aug. 30: Lecture 9 - Spine surgeon
    o Spine pain: How to prevent it, and information on the latest surgeries

    Sept. 6: Lecture 10 -Orthopedist
    o Joint disease - prevention and treatment for knees, hips, shoulders and more.

    Sept. 13: Lecture 11 -Dr. Vincent Fortanasce
    o Joint disease: Prevention and treatment
    o The emergency room: When is it time to go?
    o Cardiac, orthopedic and respiratory emergencies and more

    Sept. 20: Lecture 12 - Breast and prostate cancer
    o Latest diagnosis and treatment

    Sept 27: Lecture 12.b - Pain specialist
    o Chronic pain treatment

    Formerly the chief neurological consultant for 20 years at USC and St. Vincent's Spine Center and the director of rehabilitation at Methodist Hospital for 27 years, Dr. Fortanasce is renowned for treating numerous professional and Olympic athletes for spinal pain and neuromuscular injuries. His firsthand experience with Alzheimer's disease (his father succumbed to it and his mother is being treated for it) resulted in his newest book, "The Anti-Alzheimer's Prescription." Another book, "Relieving Neck and Back Pain" will be out Sept. 11.

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