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Huntington’s Disease: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

Huntington’s disease (HD) is a fatal hereditary and progressive brain disorder. Although symptoms may first show up in midlife, Huntington’s can strike anyone from childhood to advanced age. Over 10 to 25 years, the disease gradually kills nerve cells in the brain. This affects the body, mind, and emotions. Symptoms can vary greatly from person to person. And stress or…

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