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What are the chances to recover from Motor Neuro Disease ?

Hi I am Inayat Ali from Pakistan, My cousin named Syed Azhar Shah,aged 52 years,is suffering by a newly known disease named Motor Neuro Disease or M.N.D,with in two years of span,he became too weak,so that he could even not make a simple move by his own will, his shoulders and arms shrinked and weak,his talking capability is reduced,as well as swallowing ability,and lastly his neck is also beyond his control,so my question is what are the chances of his treatments and rehabilitation towards his health,
Asked On : Sun, 22 May 2011
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This is a neurodegenerative disorder, which is progressive...we have drugs which are developed to slow its progression...but unfortunately, we cannot stop it totally...the drug is Riluzole..which is taken once daily...I hope he is able to breathe well on his own... Its better if you feed him by a tube in the stomach called he has problems in swallowing..u should also arrange for a good physiotherapy for his lungs so that he can breathe effectively
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