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Is it possible for a traumatic event to trigger the onset of huntingtons disease?
4 doctors weighed in

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In brief: No
Huntington's disease is a genetic disorder due to a mutation on chromosome 4.
However, stress can sometimes seem to trigger an illness when the disease was actually right at the point of starting to have symptoms.

In brief: No
Huntington's disease is a genetic disorder due to a mutation on chromosome 4.
However, stress can sometimes seem to trigger an illness when the disease was actually right at the point of starting to have symptoms.
Dr. Darren Gitelman
Dr. Darren Gitelman
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