Patient Comments: Huntington's Disease - Testing and Diagnosis


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Comment from: yellowbrick49, 55-64 Male (Caregiver) Published: May 13

My brother has Huntington's disease. He was diagnosed in 2013 but showed symptoms before that. He rarely talks, and falls a lot. He eats very little because he is scared if choking, he gets very upset, screams, hits, and kicks things. He is on medication and lives in assisted living. He won’t allow staff to do any care for him, he insists on me doing it all, he lived with me 4 years prior to moving there. It is so hard to watch this happening to him, and what is weird is it doesn’t seem to bother him. He just doesn’t care anymore.


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