Huntington's Disease

By. Jordan Heinrich

What it is ?

Huntington's Disease is inherited disease that causes the progressive breakdown (degeneration) of nerve cells in the brain. Huntington's disease has a broad impact on a person's functional abilities and usually results in movement, thinking (cognitive) and psychiatric disorders.

Work Citied

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Mayo Clinic. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Apr. 2013. <http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/
huntingtons-disease/DS00401>.