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Why Buddha Never Had Alzheimer’s: A Holistic Treatment Approach through Meditation, Yoga, and the Arts by Shuvendu Sen, MD

Inside Books

2017/Nov-Dec

ci_insidebooksDr. Sen is the author of the book A Doctor’s Diary and serves in advisory capacities in many leadership committees for the American College of Physicians and the Alzheimer’s Association, among others. His newest book, Why Buddha Never Had Alzheimer’s: A Holistic Treatment Approach through Meditation, Yoga, and the Arts, bridges the gaps between ancient healing arts and novel scientific paradigms to teach readers how to strengthen their minds and their bodies....
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