Huntington Disease

  • a hereditary disease which must be reported to who gives up, never will be the winner, and a winner never gives up.” From one day to the next, nothing like it has been is in the life of Andreas Kahraman. Just four days after the three-headed family in the new apartment in Bruhl, Huntington’s disease to his wife with one erupts uberrollenden power everything. The broken crockery, cut clothing, destroyed furniture: The blasted apartment is almost symbolically, that the world, as Andreas Kahraman so far, shattering into a thousand shards. The now 40-year-old has written his story. Huntington’s disease war in the living room “vividly depicts the sad events of that time and at the same time is a book of encouragement”. Huntington’s disease, only half a year Andreas Kahraman know learn by chance by the hereditary disease in his wife’s family. The whole extent is clearly gradually him after the disastrous outbreak of the disease in December 2006.

    The MOM was weird lately “, had the then six-year son noticed in the weeks before. The mother suffered from mood swings, was confused, could not keep the balance. Drunk in broad daylight “, tuschelten the neighbors. To the doctor’s appointment, when Andreas Kahraman was able to persuade his wife after long talks, no longer exists. The neurosis has erupted, that night in December Andreas Kahraman moves his raging wife directly in the District Hospital in Schwetzingen. It recognizes husband and son only still at times. In the hospital, the family man by a relative of his wife learns that the previously dead believed mother-in-law is maintained for years in a home.

    Also at her Huntington’s disease has broken out, the aunts of his wife are also affected. Andreas Kahraman is shocked. Self blame, not already more likely to have traded, mix despair but also anger on his wife, who has kept him the hereditary disease in the long-term partnership. In the Psychiatric Center Nordbaden in Wiesloch it is for the first time in detail about the Disease, which popularly as St. Vitus’s dance “referred to is enlightened. Kahraman, it becomes clear that a long and painful goodbye is imminent. As the sales manager his wife in Psychiatry and later a nursing home a bakery a Mannheim can be, there is talk again. He dropped it”, it means even more times less blatantly. Many people develop their own truth, that’s why I wrote the book”so Kahraman, who is very well aware that he has revealed much of himself and his family. But he has other objectives with the publication. He wants to encourage families from disease. Clarity gives you”, is his own personal message. Although Huntington’s disease remains incurable, the outbreak can be delayed but as he pleads for an open dealing with illness, especially in regard to a possible fertility. His debut is at the same time”a book of encouragement, connected with the thanks of the people in first of all colleagues, friends, but also completely foreign, who have accompanied him on this way and still accompany. Winner will never be them and its own powerful setting who gives up, and never gives up a winner”, has Andreas Kahraman thanks to, that he and his son back to normality have found back. You can accept the fate, without surrender him.