A Family Affair
HD is an inherited condition which is passed down through families due to a change in the HD gene. We explain more about the inheritance of HD, DNA and genetics, and why sometimes there is no family history of the condition.
We understand that learning that someone in your family has HD can be devastating. It can leave you with questions, concerns, and no idea where to turn next. Find more about what others have done in your situation – you are not alone.
Testing for HD
The decision about whether or not to have testing for HD is a very complex and personal one. For some, the test provides information about their future. Others choose not to undergo testing. There are no right or wrong choices. We will help you to make an informed choice regarding testing, and support you through the whole process.