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How I met Huntington's (my new life partner)

I didn’t know it existed for the longest time. Worse than that I knew nothing about it when it was killing someone in my family. 672 more words

BRCA

Mistletoe

Mistletoe

Therapeutic uses: Traditionally used for hypertension, arteriosclerosis, nervous tachycardia, hypertensive headache, chorea and hysteria.

Dosage: Liquid extract – 1-3ml 3x daily

Tincture- 0.5ml 3x daily. 89 more words

Health

Brain Atrophy Series - Huntington's Disease

Brain atrophy (also known as cerebral atrophy) is defined as,

“…a loss of neurons and the connections between them.  Atrophy can be generalized, which means that all of the brain has shrunk; or it can be focal, affecting only a limited area of the brain and resulting in a decrease of the functions that area of the brain controls” (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 2009). 85 more words

Depression

Functional Movement Disorder patients experience ALL of these symptoms, where as some movement disorder’s only experience one.