Saliva problems in MND

Motor neurone disease (MND) is a progressive and terminal disease that attacks the motor neurones, or nerves, in the brain and spinal cord.

Many people with MND will experience problems with saliva control.

Everyone with MND has a different experience of the disease, with different symptoms and no standard rate of progression. Each person should have an individual assessment for management and treatment.

This information for health and social care professionals working with people with MND covers:

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More information can be found in our information sheet for health and social care professionals:

• Managing saliva problems in MND

Contact MND Connect if you have any questions about MND and supporting people with the condition.

Other useful resources

NICE Guideline 42 – Motor neurone disease: assessment and management

For further information and support contact our MND Connect helpline

mndconnect 0808 802 6262