Robin Williams Suffered From Dementia With Lewy Bodies. What is It?

November 12, 2014 12:17 PM

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Robin Williams' death shocked his fans when news of his suicide hit the headlines on Aug. 11. His battle with depression helped to shed light on the disease which as many as one in ten U.S. citizens have suffered.

Now, as results of his autopsy are being disclosed, another disease is being put into the radar. According to reports, Williams' diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease (PD) just before his death may have actually been Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB) - a neurological disorder that is the second-most common...

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