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Unfortunately we are still waiting for a "magic pill" by the researchers that may help cure MND and its neurological manifestations.
Although there is no curative treatment available until now, but there are number of options to help you in controlling the dysphagia (difficulty in swallowing).
The first step here is to discuss this with treating physician for a detailed evaluation of the swallowing issue you have.
Videofluoroscopic testing to assess the problems in various stages of swallowing is helpful to decide a specific course of action best suited to a particular patient.
In general following options are helpful;
1. Cricopharyngeal myotomy
3. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)
You can discuss these options with your doctor to chalk out further management plan that suits best to your needs.
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