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Treatment

Currently there is no treatment available for the cure or prevention of Huntington's disease. Most of the treatment and interventions available are supportive.

Counselling and care-giver support:

  • Information regarding the expected signs and symptoms and how they can be recognised and effectively managed.
  • Safety advice e.g. when to give up driving or working.
  • Directing families to community support groups and relevant government agencies.
  • Speech therapy, physiotherapy, swallowing therapy etc.
  • Family planning services.

Last Review Date: March 1, 2018