Huntington's disease

Overview

Huntington's disease is an inherited condition in which nerve cells in the brain break down over time.

Symptoms

Usually, it results in progressive movement, thinking (cognitive), and psychiatric disorders. It typically starts in a person's 30s or 40s.

Treatments

No cure exists. But drugs, physical therapy, and talk therapy can help manage some symptoms.

Last Updated Apr 25, 2018


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