What is MND?

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“I hadn’t a clue what motor neurone disease was.” Person with MND

Motor neurone disease (MND) describes a group of diseases that affect the nerves (motor neurones) in the brain and spinal cord that tell your muscles what to do. With MND, messages from these nerves gradually stop reaching the muscles, leading them to weaken, stiffen and waste. Select from the following to find out more.

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Are there different types of MND?
What are the symptoms?
What is not affected by MND?
Why is MND sometimes called ALS?
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