Huntington's Disease

About- Huntington's disease (HD), also known as Huntington's chorea is an inherited disorder that causes the progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain.
 
Symptoms-
  • Abnormal eye movements
  • Altered personality
  • Balance disorder
  • Clumsiness
  • Confusion
  • Coordination problem
  • Decisions making problem
  • A decline in cognitive abilities
  • Depression
  • Difficulty swallowing and speaking
  • Difficulty understanding new information
  • Difficulty walking
  • Drooling
  • Dystonia
  • Fatigue
  • Frequent fall
  • Gait abnormality
  • Hallucinations
  • Insomnia
  • Involuntary jerking or writhing movements (chorea)
  • Irritability
  • Memory loss
  • Muscle rigidity
  • Psychosis
  • Seizures
  • Slow movements
  • Slurred speech
  • Social withdrawal
  • Suicidal tendency
 
Causes-
Huntington's disease is caused by an inherited gene mutation.
Specialists to visit
Medical Geneticist
Neurologist
Physiotherapist
Psychiatrist

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.alz.org
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.hda.org.uk

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