1. Huntington’s disease (HD) is a fatal genetic disorder that causes the progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain. It deteriorates a person’s physical and mental abilities, usually during their prime working years, and has no cure … yet.
2. Today, there are approximately 41,000 symptomatic Americans living with Huntington’s disease and more than 200,000 at-risk of inheriting HD. 10% of all HD cases are children with Juvenile HD.
3. Every child of a parent with HD has a 50/50 chance of inheriting the faulty gene that causes Huntington’s disease. 10% of all cases are Juvenile HD juvenile-onset-hd/
For more information about Huntington’s disease, click here: http://hdsa.org
We Can Never Lose Hope…
Kate Miner, actress, musician, and HD advocate comes from an HD family. To read the article about her family, visit. Kate Miner-I come from an hd family
Trey Grey, drummer, HD gene positive and HD advocate shares his story. https://grottonetwork.com/navigate-life/health-and-wellness/huntington-disease-story/
My author website: https://theresecrutchermarin.com