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Andrew E. Budson, MD

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Dr. Andrew E. Budson is chief of cognitive & behavioral neurology at the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, lecturer in neurology at Harvard Medical School, and chair of the Science of Learning Innovation Group at the Harvard Medical School Academy. Graduating cum laude from Harvard Medical School in 1993, he has given over 650 local, national, and international grand rounds and other talks; published over 100 scientific papers, reviews, and book chapters; and co-authored or edited seven books. His book Seven Steps to Managing Your Memory: What’s Normal, What’s Not, and What to Do About It explains how individuals can distinguish changes in memory due to Alzheimer’s versus normal aging; what medications, vitamins, diets, and exercise regimes can help; and the best habits, strategies, and memory aids to use; it is being translated into Chinese and Korean. His book Memory Loss, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Dementia: A Practical Guide for Clinicians has been translated into Spanish, Portuguese, and Japanese. His latest book, Six Steps to Managing Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: A Guide for Families teaches caregivers how they can manage all the problems that come with dementia—and still take care of themselves.

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Can physical or cognitive activity prevent dementia? featured image

Mind & Mood

Can physical or cognitive activity prevent dementia?

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Mind & Mood

What’s the relationship between diabetes and dementia?

A new Alzheimer’s drug has been approved. But should you take it? featured image

Mind & Mood

A new Alzheimer’s drug has been approved. But should you take it?

Can mindfulness change your brain? featured image

Mind & Mood

Can mindfulness change your brain?

Sleep well — and reduce your risk of dementia and death featured image

Andrew E. Budson, MD

Sleep well — and reduce your risk of dementia and death

Want to improve your memory? Get a good night’s sleep! featured image

Andrew E. Budson, MD

Want to improve your memory? Get a good night’s sleep!

What is COVID-19 brain fog — and how can you clear it? featured image

Andrew E. Budson, MD

What is COVID-19 brain fog — and how can you clear it?

The hidden long-term cognitive effects of COVID-19 featured image

Andrew E. Budson, MD

The hidden long-term cognitive effects of COVID-19

How not to lose money because of Alzheimer’s disease featured image

Andrew E. Budson, MD

How not to lose money because of Alzheimer’s disease

A new Alzheimer’s drug: From advisory panel to FDA — what’s at stake here? featured image

Andrew E. Budson, MD

A new Alzheimer’s drug: From advisory panel to FDA — what’s at stake here?

Why is music good for the brain? featured image

Andrew E. Budson, MD

Why is music good for the brain?

Does air pollution cause Alzheimer’s disease? featured image

Andrew E. Budson, MD

Does air pollution cause Alzheimer’s disease?

Can controlling blood pressure later in life reduce risk of dementia? featured image

Heart Health

Can controlling blood pressure later in life reduce risk of dementia?

What to eat to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease featured image

Andrew E. Budson, MD

What to eat to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Trouble with crossword puzzles? Improve your semantic memory featured image

Andrew E. Budson, MD

Trouble with crossword puzzles? Improve your semantic memory

A clue to a cure for Alzheimer’s disease featured image

Andrew E. Budson, MD

A clue to a cure for Alzheimer’s disease

Is there a test for Alzheimer’s disease? featured image

Andrew E. Budson, MD

Is there a test for Alzheimer’s disease?

Want to travel back in time? Use episodic memory featured image

Andrew E. Budson, MD

Want to travel back in time? Use episodic memory

Want a sharp mind, strong memory? Ramp up activities featured image

Men's Health

Want a sharp mind, strong memory? Ramp up activities

Trouble keeping information in mind? Could be sleep, mood — or age featured image

Andrew E. Budson, MD

Trouble keeping information in mind? Could be sleep, mood — or age

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