Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE) (ISSN: 2582-1121)

Literature Review Volume 3 Issue 8

Thermotherapy and Vibroacoustic Therapy in Preventing and Possibly Reversing Dementia and Alzheimer’s

George Grant1* and Jay P Vanden Heuvel2

1Professor, Founder of, Toronto, ON, Canada
2Professor,, Green Bay Wisconsin, USA

*Corresponding Author: George Grant, Professor, Founder of, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Received: June 10, 2020; Published: July 30, 2020



 The Objective of this Literature Review is to find any published scientific evidence to correlate the use of both Thermotherapy [Hyperthermia][Heat Therapy] and Vibroacoustic therapy [Vibration + Sound] to prevent and possibly reverse chronic neurological conditions like Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease.

Keywords: Thermotherapy; Vibroacoustic Therapy; Alzheimer’s Diseases



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Citation: George Grant and Jay P Vanden Heuvel. “Thermotherapy and Vibroacoustic Therapy in Preventing and Possibly Reversing Dementia and Alzheimer’s". Acta Scientific Neurology 3.8 (2020): 24-36.


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