What is Dementia With Lewy Bodies? Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is one of the most common types of progressive dementia. The central features of DLB include progressive cognitive decline, “fluctuations” in alertness and attention, visual hallucinations, and parkinsonian motor symptoms, such as slowness of movement, difficulty walking, or rigidity. People may also suffer from depression.
A new symptom comparison chart has just been issued by the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) that helps people recognize the differences between Lewy body dementia (LBD) and Alzheimer’s disease. LBD is a complex, challenging, and surprisingly common...
What's the Difference Between Alzheimer's and Lewy Body Dementia?
Confused about the difference between Alzheimer's disease and Lewy body dementia? Learn how these two kinds of dementia are alike and different from each other, including their prevalence, prognosis and symptoms.