Huntington's affects the nervous system and worsens over time. Symptoms include difficulty controlling limbs, and cognitive and emotional changes.
Family medical history
Knowing your family medical history is important. It can guide you in making changes that will reduce your risk of developing a hereditary condition.
Dysarthria occurs when the muscles you use to breath and speak are weakened or paralysed, making your speech slurred and hard to understand. Speech therapy can help make your speech clearer.
Guide to genetic disorders
Problems with genes can cause health or development problems. Some genetic disorders affect people from birth, others develop later in life. Learn more from a trusted source.
Many people, at times, feel paranoid. Paranoia is a state of mind in which a person believes that others are trying to harm them. Read more for paranoia causes and treatment.
Worried about your memory or dementia?
You might be worried that you or a family member has dementia. Learn the early signs of dementia and how to raise concerns with your doctor.
Younger onset dementia
People under 65 can develop so-called younger onset dementia. Learn about planning, legal rights and respite care for people with early onset dementia.