What is Lewy body dementia?

Dementia with Lewy bodies is the second most common type of dementia. It is estimated to account for 10% – 15% of all cases and is closely related to Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease.  Lewy bodies are the cause of Parkinson’s disease (PD) and Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB). They are tiny particles of protein…