Lewy Body Dementia

Dementia with LEWY bodies cannot be easily diagnosed as a separate disease from Alzheimer’s unless there is an experienced neurologist.
Because Lewy Body Dementia has symptoms like Parkinson’s disease (bradykinesia, stiffness, resting tremor, instability of walking), attention should be paid to the clinical assessment because the patient with dementia with Lewy bodies has hypersensitivity to treatment with antipsychotics (medications used to treat hallucinations) and his mobility may get worse when treated with these.

Symptoms of dementia with Lewy bodies are:

Christos Sidiropoulos, MD, PhD, FAAN

Christos Sidiropoulos, MD, PhD, FAAN

Associate Professor of Neurology, Michigan State University, USA
Specialist in Parkinson’s Disease, Movement Disorders & Dementias.
16 years of training and specialization in the USA, Germany & Canada.
Specialist in the use of Botulinum Toxin for neurological disorders.
Tremendous experience in the assessment for patient candidacy for Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for Movement Disorders and patient follow up.

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