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Changes in Thinking

Trouble Reading Facial Expressions

One of the earliest symptoms of HD is not being able to correctly read someone’s facial expression. For instance, someone might think someone is scared when they are happy or that someone is sad when they look angry.  

Losing the ability to accurately understand non-verbal cues can harm relationships. 

This symptom can start years before physical symptoms are noticed and will continue to worsen as the disease progresses.