In people with Parkinson's disease -- a motor disorder -- many people will not experience cognitive decline. However, others will go on to develop dementia and will experience cognitive decline. This happens when proteins in the brain build up into clusters called Lewy bodies. You can read more about the differences between Lewy Body Dementia and Parkinson's here.
On MyParkinsonsTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with Parkinson's, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. The differences between Lewy Body Dementia and Parkinson's are one of the most discussed topics.
Here are some question-and-answer threads about the differences between Lewy Body Dementia and Parkinsons:
Here are some conversations about the differences between Lewy Body Dementia and Parkinsons:
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