The Intermittent Hypoxic- Hyperoxic Training in Integrative Therapy of Alzheimer's DementiaName : Dr. Arkadi Prokopov
Affliation : Physician
University : Physician and Researcher in integrative medicine
Country : Germany
Physical activity may alleviate cognitive impairment in Alzheimer's disease (AD) and slow down its progress. The hippocampus and prefrontal lobes, which are most affected by AD, might be especially sensitive to the regenerative effects of exercising. Remarkably, practically all health benefits of physical training can be achieved by using instead of exercising a particular mode of therapeutic hypoxia: The Intermittent Hypoxic Training (IHT), which is
Is a physician and researcher in integrative medicine (preventative, regenerative medicine, mitochondrial medicine). After graduating from the Moscow Setchenov Medical University in 1980 he practiced medicine and worked for 10 years in biomedical research with professional divers and astronauts. Since 1994 he has lived and practiced integrative medicine in Heidelberg, Germany. In 2000 - 2004 he worked in the USA as consultant in hypoxic training to elite athletes, as well as medical wellness consultant. He holds patents in the field of the application of hypoxic training and therapeutic hypoxia, publishes articles in scientific journals and conducts workshops and seminars in Europe.