Lewy Body Dementia vs. Parkinson’s: A Diagnostic Dilemma

A senior man with Lewy body dementia uses a walker and the help of his caregiver to get into his home.

Each year, a number of American seniors are told they have Parkinson’s disease, but they don’t. For many of these people, the actual diagnosis is a very similar but not as well-known disease: Lewy body dementia (LBD). Dementia with Lewy bodies affects around 1.3 million Americans, according to the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA). That…

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The Role of Exercise in Parkinson’s Disease Management

A senior man stands next to a treadmill as he uses exercise to improve Parkinson’s disease management.

The effects of remaining physically active throughout aging are incredible. However for people who have Parkinson’s, it could truly be a game-changer in the progression associated with the disease. Several studies are uncovering direct links between exercise and Parkinson’s disease management, like the largest clinical study to date, in which patients who exercised no less…

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