Tag: chorea

  • Inheriting Huntington’s Disease

    Inheriting Huntington’s Disease

    Huntington’s disease is an inherited disease that causes the progressive breakdown 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 and psychiatric disorders. Most people with Huntington’s disease develop signs and symptoms in their 40s or 50s, but the onset of…