By:Mr.better then you (Adam)
What it is
Slow or abnormal eye movement
Impaired gait, posture and balance
Difficulty with the physical production of speech or swallowing
Lack of awareness of one's own behaviors and abilities
Slowness in processing thoughts or ''finding'' words
Difficulty in learning new information
Rapid, significant drop in overall school performance
Some of the features of Huntington's disease can be managed with medication and therapies, which may be coordinated by specialist teams. Therapies, such as speech and language therapy and occupational therapy, can help with communication and day-to-day living. Regular exercise is also very important.
there is no cures for huntington's disease
- Psychiatric and cognitive symptoms of early Huntington’s Disease begin approximately 8-15 years before onset of motor symptoms; many of these symptoms are treatable.
- The aggressive treatment of depressive symptoms and irritability may allow individuals to remain productive longer, and improve quality of life for the patient and family.
- Finding productive work, whether home-based, volunteer, or paid, will help patients maintain self-esteem.
- Only 20k to 200k US cases every year it's very rare