This is the latest, best information on how to make your memory the best it can be, from a leading doctor in the field. It covers how much lifestyle factors such as sleep, nutrition, and exercise, affect memory, how to tell if you need to see a doctor, and gives proven ways to build your memory power. It is written by a world-renowned authority at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's, consistently ranked as one of the leading hospitals in the U.S. It contains the latest, best, medical practices as well as what we know about alternative approaches, and a recommended lifestyle program. It covers the latest research on topics such as sleep's role in memory, what is "normal" memory as we age, and what to do about "senior moments." It contains boxed items sprinkled throughout, on topics such as "Medical Myths" and "Questions Patients Ask."