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Breathing and ventilation

A healthcare professional showing noninvasive ventilation, with a woman with MND in the background.


“Ask your professionals to explain things…my own experience has shown that you are often not prepared early enough.”  Person with MND

Breathing can be affected by MND, but there is a lot of support available. Select from the following to find out more.

How does MND affect breathing?
Why is it risky to have extra oxygen with MND?
How does ventilation support breathing?
Are there different types of ventilation?
Can I stop using ventilation if I wish?
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Next review: 05/19

For further information and support, contact our MND Connect helpline:
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