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Dr. Dheeraj Raina
28 years experience in Psychiatry
No: No treatment is yet available for lewy body dementia. However, these might help alleviate some symptoms temporarily.
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
27 years experience in Neurology
Lew body dementia: I would have a preference for the Exelon (rivastigmine) patch which has the indication for parkinson's dementia.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
25 years experience in Psychiatry
The essentials: Lewey body dementia is defined by three things, visual hallucinations in the absence of othr drugs, psych diagnoses and Parkinson's disease, memory lo ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
53 years experience in Geriatrics
Personality: Behaviour and personality changes are more pronounced in addition other cognitive impairments.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Lewy body dementia: Involves the memory problems of any dementia as well as sleep disturbance early, well formed visual hallucinations and muscle ridigity or parkinsonian ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
33 years experience in Geriatrics
Lewy body Dementia: Lbd is a type of dementia characterised by Parkinson's like features (gait problems, sensitivity to anti-psychotic meds) with dementia. One important ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience in Psychiatry
Unfortunately no: Lewy body is like alzheimers with progressive loss of cognitive function. It however has more psychiatric symptoms early on including: depression, pa ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gina Salcedo-samper
9 years experience in Clinical Psychology
7 to 8 years: Most studies indicate that the average life expectancy after being diagnoses with Lewy Body Dementia is 7 to 8 years. However, other individual facto ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
25 years experience in Psychiatry
The essentials: Lewey body dementia is defined by three things, visual hallucinations in the absence of othr drugs, psych diagnoses and Parkinson's disease, memory lo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Djang
22 years experience in Nuclear Medicine
Type of dementia.: Lewy bodies are a specific type of protein clumps that can accumulate in many places. When they accumulate in the brain, dementia with lewy bodies can ... Read More
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