Thinking about a Gastrostomy tube

People with Motor Neurone Disease may have trouble with:

If you have any of these problems, you may want to consider having a Gastrostomy feeding tube.

Not feeling hungry and not being able to safely swallow foods and drinks is common in people with MND. Problems with eating and drinking can lead to weight loss, dehydration and may result in chest infections. A Gastrostomy feeding tube is a way to safely make sure that your body gets enough nutrition and fluid to keep up your strength and energy levels.

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