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What are the Risk Factors of Lewy Body Dementia?

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Diagnosing of  Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) is based on a physician’s judgment after a complete medical assessment including a thorough medical history, mental status testing and physical and neurological exams. A LBD diagnosis may be made when dementia symptoms consistent with LBD develop prior to movement symptoms, when both dementia symptoms and movement symptoms are present or when dementia symptoms develop within a year of movement symptoms.

What are some of the Risk Factors?

  • Age
  • Family History
  • Being Male