Huntington’s disease has killed Brenda Wasylow’s grandfather, her mom and all but one of her mom’s four siblings.
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Huntington disease (HD) is a genetic neurodegenerative disorder that affects the nerves in the brain and gets worse over time.
HD most commonly shows up in adult years and as it progresses, it affects a person’s physical, thinking and emotional abilities.
To date, there are no treatments to slow or stop the progression of HD.