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My grandfather is suffering from Huntington's chorea. My father is 56 years old, and in last 10 days he have lack of concentration, short-term memory, sometimes he is very aggressive. Is it possible that my father already experience Huntington's symptoms? Is it hereditary disease? Should I undergo genetic testing for Huntington disease?

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Huntington's disease is hereditary neurological disorder. Usually symptoms develop between 30 and 50 ages. Huntington's disease is caused by a gene mutation. If person have at least one parent with Huntington's disease has a there is a 50% chance of inheriting the faulty gene. Presymptomatic testing have to be performed at an HD center and involves a team of professionals through a DNA test.
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