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  • Huntington’s disease is a progressive, neurological (nervous system) condition caused by the inheritance of an altered gene from a parent who has Huntington’s disease.
  • Symptoms often don’t appear until the person is in their thirties or forties and not all people with Huntington's disease experience the same symptoms.
  • Deterioration in the brain leads to significant and progressive impairments in one’s ability to think, feel and move.

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Reviewed on: 27-02-2022