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Huntington Disease Center

General Overview

Huntington disease (HD) is an inherited disorder that affects the brain. HD causes slow, progressive degeneration of nerve cells in certain areas of the brain.

Living With Huntington Disease

Nutritional care for people with Huntington disease
Huntington disease patients face special concerns when it comes to eating. Here are some strategies that can help.
Home safety for people with Huntington disease
People with Huntington disease are prone to falls, accidents, and other safety concerns. Learn what you can do to eliminate potential hazards in the home.

Special Topics

PD Character Studies SS32081 Managing mental, emotional, and behavioral challenges in Huntington disease
Are you stressed by a loved one's loss of control over thinking abilities, emotions, and behaviors? These strategies can help keep things manageable.
Huntington Disease Society of America
International Huntington Association