Dementia with Lewy Bodies. or DLB as it is sometimes referred to accounts for nearly 10% of all cases of degenerative brain diseases. The number of people with Lewy Body dementia are said to number over 100,000 in the UK.
This disease of the brain is often misdiagnosed by doctor’s as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease because the symptoms are similar.
We look at 6 commonly asked question about Lewy Body dementia. » Read more
Signs of Lewy Body, the third most common form of medical dementia
We look at Signs of Lewy Body dementia as the disease can be difficult to detect.
Lewy body dementia is the third most common form of medical dementia behind Alzheimer’s disease and Vascular dementia. The correct name for this disease is ‘dementia with Lewy Bodies’ or ‘DLB’ as it is also known.
Lewy body dementia affects nearly 10% of all cases of dementias. It most commonly affects people over the age of 65, although it will rarely affect people under the age of 65 years old. » Read more