Managing respiratory symptoms

This information is for health and social care professionals. You may also want to see our information for people living with or affected by MND on:

Motor neurone disease (MND) is a progressive and terminal disease that attacks the motor neurones, or nerves, in the brain and spinal cord. Respiratory muscle weakness occurs eventually in everyone with MND.

Effective management of respiratory function is likely to have a positive impact on quality of life for the person with MND. This information includes strategies for managing respiratory signs and symptoms.

For further information and support contact our MND Connect helpline

mndconnect 0808 802 6262