HD care begins with the diagnosis and lasts a lifetime. Learning how to work with your healthcare team to manage symptoms will make a huge difference in the quality of life of the person with HD and his or her family members.
Treating HD is an ongoing process including treating the symptoms of personality changes, behavior problems, loss of mental skills, and movement problems. It’s never too soon or too late to think about how to access knowledgeable, interdisciplinary care. Knowing what to look for, where to find it, and how to work well with your doctor and other health professionals is essential to your health, wellness and quality of life.