Breathing and ventilation

A Health care professional holding Non invasive ventilation, with a woman with MND in the background

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

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

In this video, Tracey MacDonald, Specialist MND Physiotherapist explains cough augmentation, known as breath stacking, to support a weakened cough and help clear secretions.

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

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