Why Do The Comorbidity Survey?

Why Do The Comorbidity Survey?

We are only a week into the HH Comorbidity Survey and the participation has been amazing! We hope to have at least 200 participants by the end of July and it looks like we can certainly make that number and perhaps more! A huge thank you to all who have already...
Neurological Comorbidities

Neurological Comorbidities

Neurological Comorbidities and Hypothalamic Hamartomas (HH) Probably the most studied comorbidity associated with hypothalamic hamartomas (HH) is epilepsy. For many individuals with HH, it is intractable epilepsy – uncontrolled seizures that are frequent and...
Psychiatric and Behavior Symptoms

Psychiatric and Behavior Symptoms

While other hypothalamic hamartoma (HH) comorbidities have been studied in more depth – the psychiatric and behavior components of this rare syndrome have not. We, as a community of patients and caregivers, have long struggled to understand the reasoning behind what...
Endocrine Comorbidities

Endocrine Comorbidities

In my last blog, I introduced the concept of comorbidities and hypothalamic hamartomas (HH). If you happened to miss that blog, you can read it here. In that blog, I noted that in medicine, a comorbidity is defined as a condition or symptom that occurs, or is seen...
Comorbidities and HH

Comorbidities and HH

So just what is a comorbidity and why is it important to an individual with a hypothalamic hamartoma (HH)? In medicine, a comorbidity is defined as a condition or symptom that occurs, or is seen more frequently with, a separate primary medical condition. In the case...