Juvenile Huntington’s disease (JHD) affects younger individuals. Upwards of 10 percent of known cases of Huntington’s disease is the Juvenile form - Juvenile HD. Individuals who suffer with JHD experience the same challenges as individuals with HD, however the onset of physical and emotional symptoms happens earlier in life. These younger individuals experience many additional traumatic symptoms of Huntington’s disease: epileptic seizures, adverse behaviors, and mental dysfunctions ...the list goes on. These JHD Warriors need much more support and resources. Currently, not many of these vital resources are available, which makes the battle so much more difficult!
"The Huntington's Disease Project" documentary will bring about the necessary awareness of Juvenile HD and Huntington's disease on a global scale. To view the topics for the film > more information.