Huntington Disease Center
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General Overview
Huntington disease (HD) is an inherited disorder that affects the brain. HD causes slow, progressive degeneration of nerve cells in certain areas of the brain.


Living With Huntington Disease

Huntington disease patients face special concerns when it comes to eating. Here are some strategies that can help.


People with Huntington disease are prone to falls, accidents, and other safety concerns. Learn what you can do to eliminate potential hazards in the home.

 
Special Topics

Are you stressed by a loved one's loss of control over thinking abilities, emotions, and behaviors? These strategies can help keep things manageable.

Related Conditions
Resources
Huntington Disease Society of America

International Huntington Association




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