What is MND?

MND is the short term for motor neurone disease, which affects the nerves known as motor neurones. These nerves are found in the brain and spinal cord and they help tell your muscles what to do. If you have MND, this means your movement will be affected and you are likely to get a wide range of symptoms. Select from the following for basic facts about the disease.

"Having just been diagnosed with MND, I have little knowledge of the disease." Person living with MND

  • Page last updated: 29 June 2022
  • Next review: June 2024

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