Huntington’s Disease

Huntington’s disease is a progressive brain disorder caused by a single defective gene on chromosome 4 — one of the 23 human chromosomes that carry a person’s entire genetic code. It is a genetic disorder and leads to dementia. Symptoms of Huntington’s disease usually develop between ages 30 and 50, but they can appear as early as age 2 or as late as 80.

  • Uncontrolled movement of any part of the body
  • Decline in mental function
  • Memory issues
  • Poor attention span
  • Concentration problems
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Obsessive-compulsive behavior
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