Huntington's Disease


it's caused by defective gene


Cognitive: amnesia, delusion, lack of concentration, memory loss, mental confusion, slowness in activity and thought, or difficulty thinking and understanding

Muscular: abnormality walking, increased muscle activity, involuntary movements,

problems with coordination, loss of muscle, or muscle spasms Behavioral: compulsive behavior, fidgeting, irritability, or lack of restraint Psychological: delirium, depression, hallucination, or paranoia Mood: anxiety, apathy, or mood swings


Can't be cured, but treatment may help

Population Effected

Worldwide. In Western countries it's estimated that about five to seven people per 100,000 are affected by HD