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How to Treat Tay Sachs Disease?

Medical Treatment:
There is no cure for Tay-Sachs disease. Treatments may include:
  • Speech and language therapy for problems with feeding and swallowing (special bottles or a feeding tube may be needed in some cases)
  • Seizures and stiffness medicines
  • Physiotherapy to help with stiffness and improve coughing (to reduce the risk of pneumonia)
  • Antibiotics to treat infections like pneumonia if they occur