Huntington’s is a genetic disorder that results in the progressive neuronal cell death in the brain. It is associated with movement disorders involving impairment in voluntary movements which shows profound effect on performing daily activities, ability to work etc. Cognitive disorders involving insomnia, Fatigue, sadness, frequent thought of death and suicide. Psychiatric disorders include experiencing bipolar disorder, Mania etc.
As Huntington’s is a genetic disorder, people with known family history can prevent passing the gene to next generations by consulting genetic counsellors and opting for alternative methods of in vitro fertilization, where the embryos that are tested negative are implanted in to the mothers uterus.
Related Journals of Huntingtons disease
Journal of Huntingtons Disease, Huntington disease, Neurology Research International, Journal of Neurology and Neurophysiology, Neurology, Neurology, Brain and Neurology, Journal of Clinical Neurology, Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience, JAMA Brain.