What is Lewy Body Disease?

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Lewy body disease is an age-related disease that slowly damages the brain. It’s a spectrum disease, which means it can be found in people with Parkinson’s disease. People with Lewy body disease can experience typical symptoms, such as issues with attention, memory and spatial awareness.
Patient may experience:
-sometimes feeling alert and other times confused;
-slowed movement, rigidity, tremors and loss of facial expression;
-prominent visuospatial and perceptual disturbances, with hallucinations common;
-difficulty making decisions or reasoning.

Video by Dementia Australia

tags: dementia Lewy body disease


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