According to the latest estimates, 30,000 Americans have HD and it’s estimated another 150,000 Americans have a 50% risk of developing HD. This is the same prevalence as ALS or Cystic Fibrosis.
Huntington’s disease is a rare and incurable progressive genetic disorder where people may experience behavioral disturbances, cognitive decline, and involuntary movements. One of the many startling facts about HD is that it can strike at any age, with peak age at onset being between 35 and 50 years old. Additionally, each child of an HD-affected parent has a 50% chance of developing HD in their lifetime.
HD Reach exists to help you.
We have the experts and the resources in place to guide you and your loved ones on your journey to finding the information you’re looking for while giving you the support you need. No one should have to face HD alone, and with HD Reach you’ll never have to.