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Track: Dementia with Lewy Body

Dementia with Lewy Body


Abnormal deposits of alpha-synuclein, a protein associates and leads to Lewy Body Dementia (LBD). These protein deposits are commonly called as the Lewy Bodies developing in the nerve cells of the region of brain which is responsible for memory, thinking, reasoning and motor control(movement). Researchers suggests that LBD is found to be accounting for the 5 to 10 percent of dementia cases and third most cause of dementia after Alzheimer’s and Vascular dementia. Symptoms of this mostly results in tremors and muscle stiffness. As a being a progressive disorder, symptoms gets worse over time. There is no complete cure and prevention for this disorder administration of certain medication will ease the symptoms to be manageable.