Lewy Body Dementia

  • 8 Facts to Know About Lewy Body Dementia

    Lewy body dementia (LBD) is a type of dementia that is often overshadowed by the most prevalent kind, Alzheimer's disease. To clear up the confusion, here are eight facts everyone should know about LBD.

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  • Different Forms of Dementia Commonly Have Different Signs

    There's a common misconception that the primary indicator of dementia is memory loss. The reality is that different forms of dementia have different signs. Learn which signs commonly correspond with each type of dementia.

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  • An Overview of the Types of Dementia

    Dementia is a group of disorders differing in progression and parts of the brain affected. Learn differences between: Alzheimer's, Vascular Dementia, Lewy Body Dementia, and Frontotemporal Dementia.

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  • Parkinsonism: Other Disorders That Resemble Parkinson's

    The uncontrollable shaking and tremors associated with Parkinson's disease are also present in several other senior health conditions.

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  • Lewy Body: The Second-Most Common Form of Dementia

    Lewy Body Dementia is caused by different factors than Alzheimer's disease, but the symptoms can be hard to differentiate.

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  • 5 Ways to Manage Dementia-Related Hallucinations

    Two of the most frightening and troublesome side effects of dementia are hallucinations and delusions. They are very real to the person who is experiencing them but highly frustrating for caregivers to deal with.

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  • How to Know if Your Parent Has Dementia

    A little forgetfulness can be brushed off as aging, but a repetitive pattern of memory loss or recurring signs of behavior change may lead to larger concerns about an elderly parent.

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  • A Lifetime of Memories Vanish for Hockey Legend Stan Mikita

    Stan Mikita, famed Chicago Blackhawks player, has lost all recollection of his former life due to a diagnosis of Lewy body dementia.

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