Huntington's Disease

Huntington’s disease (HD) is a fatal genetic disorder usually inherited from Parents and often many describe the symptoms of HD as having Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease simultaneously. Symptoms usually appear between the ages of 30 to 50 and worsen over a 10 to 25 every year. The weak people tend to have pneumonia, Heart failure and other complications. Every person who inherits the expanded HD gene will eventually develop the Huntington disease. Over a period, HD affects the individual’s ability to reason, walk and speak. In approximately 10% of cases have HD in children or adolescents. The symptoms of Juvenile HD are somewhat different than adult onset HD and it includes Stiffness or awkward walking, increased clumsiness and changes in speech. The ability of learning skills may tend to decline, and child may lose skills.

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