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What are the symptoms of early0stage Huntington's disease?

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Changes may be quite subtle in early stages, making it possible to keep driving and working. You may just require a little extra help.

They include:

  • Slight changes in coordination, affecting balance or making you more clumsy
  • Fidgety movements that you can't control
  • Slowing or stiffness
  • Trouble thinking through problems
  • Depression or irritability

SOURCES:

Huntington's Disease Society of America: "Huntington's Disease: A Family Guide," "Stages of HD," and "Nutrition and HD: Huntington's Disease."

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "NINDS Huntington's Disease Information Page."

Alzheimer's Association: "Huntington's Disease."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on January 14, 2018

SOURCES:

Huntington's Disease Society of America: "Huntington's Disease: A Family Guide," "Stages of HD," and "Nutrition and HD: Huntington's Disease."

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "NINDS Huntington's Disease Information Page."

Alzheimer's Association: "Huntington's Disease."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on January 14, 2018

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