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How can Lewy body dementia (LBD) symptoms be treated other than with medication?

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Besides medications, you can do other things to ease your Lewy body dementia symptoms:

Organizations like the Lewy Body Dementia Association or the Alzheimer’s Association can give you more information about dementia and direct you to resources in your area, too.

  • Physical therapy can guide you through exercises that can improve your movements and balance.
  • If you’re depressed, anxious, or have other mood problems, consider counseling or psychotherapy. They can help you find ways to handle your emotions. Support groups also are great ways to connect with others who live with LBD.
  • Occupational therapy can help you learn easier ways to handle tasks that are hard to do with LBD.

From: What Is Lewy Body Dementia? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Lewy Body Dementia Association.

National Institute on Aging.

University of California, San Francisco: “Lewy Body Dementias.”

Alzheimer’s Association.

 

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 19, 2019

SOURCES:

Lewy Body Dementia Association.

National Institute on Aging.

University of California, San Francisco: “Lewy Body Dementias.”

Alzheimer’s Association.

 

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 19, 2019

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