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Dementia with Lewy bodies

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Introduction
'Dementia with Lewy bodies' is a common form of dementia, affecting over 100,000 people in the UK. The term 'dementia' describes a loss of mental ability associated with gradual death of brain cells.
Symptoms of dementia with Lewy bodies
NHS Choices information on the symptoms of dementia with Lewy bodies
Causes of dementia with Lewy bodies
NHS Choices information on the causes of dementia with Lewy bodies
Diagnosing dementia with Lewy bodies
Confirming a diagnosis of dementia can be difficult, particularly when the condition is in its early stages. This is because many of the symptoms of dementia can also be caused by other conditions.
Treating dementia with Lewy bodies
NHS Choices information on treating dementia with Lewy bodies