Huntington's Disease - May is Huntington's Disease Awareness Month. Huntington's is a devastating hereditary and degenerative neurological disease. I have worked with a number of patients in Holly, CO. Watching overall decline was very hard.
Huntington's disease is an inherited disease that causes certain nerve cells in the brain to waste away. If one of your parents has Huntington's disease, you have a 50-50 chance of getting it. There is no cure. Medicines can help manage some of the symptoms, but cannot slow down or stop the disease. And so, Do You Really Want To Know is presented.