What is Huntington’s disease?
Huntington’s disease is classed as a genetic neurodegenerative condition as it impacts the brain leading to brain cell death. Huntington’s disease impact the regions of the brain that is responsible for the way we think, move and feel.
Whilst people are not born with Huntington’s disease, they are born with the abnormal gene that will later on cause the symptoms of Huntington’s disease.
Living with huntington's disease in our family
Jacqui tells the story of her family’s battle with Huntington’s disease and the uncertainty and fear she experienced knowing she might have inherited the gene that causes it. Our heartfelt thanks go to Jacqui and her family for sharing their story
Huntington's Disease and our family
The Ferguson’s share their Huntington’s story and remember two beloved family members lost to the disease.