Dementia with Lewy Bodies

About- Dementia with Lewy bodies also known as Lewy body dementia involves abnormal deposits of a protein called Lewy bodies in the nerve cells of the brain causes damage to neurons in areas of the brain that affect mental capabilities, behavior, and movement.
 
Symptoms-
 Apathy
 Change in sleep pattern
 Changes in behavior
 Confusion
 Decreased depth perception
 Delusions
 Depression
 Memory and concentration problem
 Movement disorders
 Visual hallucinations
 A movement disorder of the central nervous system 

Causes-
Dementia with Lewy bodies is caused by the abnormal buildup of proteins into deposits known as Lewy bodies.
 
Risk Factors
 Older age
 Male
 Family history of Dementia with Lewy bodies or Parkinson's disease

Specialists to Visit -
 Neurologist
 Phychiatrist
 Pshychologist

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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://my.clevelandclinic.org
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.alzheimers.org.uk
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.alz.org

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