Treatments

Huntington’s Disease Treatments

It is our goal to improve the quality of patient care in Huntington’s disease, advance knowledge about the disease and provide support for those dealing with the disease as well as their families. To effectively manage Huntington’s disease you will need a neurologist, psychiatrist, social worker and geneticist.

Treatments

  • Clinical trials* are ongoing to find disease modifying agents to slow or reverse Huntington’s Disease.
  • Symptomatic treatment for chorea involves medications that deplete dopamine (such as tetrabenazine) or block dopamine (such as antipsychotics).
  • Symptomatic treatment for psychiatric, behavioral, and cognitive symptoms are variable and include SSRIs, antipsychotics, and other treatments.

For questions about scheduling an appointment, please call 312.695.7950 or email HD@nm.org and a member of our team will be in touch. Please note, this email is not intended to be used for specific clinical questions or issues. Please continue to call 312.695.7950 or use NM MyChart to contact your treatment team.

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