Huntington's disease is a fatal genetic disorder involving damage of nerve cells in the brain. The disease affects the individual's abilities to walk, think, reason and talk properly. Initial symptoms include clumsiness, stumbling, short-term memory loss, depression and frequent mood changes. Huntington's disease is usually diagnosed using neurological and psychological tests.
HOW IS HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE DIAGNOSED?
Since Huntington's disease has no permanent treatment it can lead to complications related to the inability to swallow, causing death