The Clinical Evidence: Medical Marijuana and Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative illness of the nervous system that results in loss of intentional movement and impaired motor functioning. Parkinson’s disease symptoms affects smooth, natural movements of the body, and can make it hard to perform everyday tasks like speaking properly, walking, swallowing and sleeping. With Parkinson’s, the area of the brain that controls muscular movements receives less

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Medical Cannabis and Parkinson’s Disease: Clinical Evidence

Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative illness of the nervous system that results in loss of intentional movement and impaired motor functioning. Parkinson’s disease symptoms affects smooth, natural movements of the body, and can make it hard to perform everyday tasks like speaking properly, walking, swallowing and sleeping. With Parkinson’s, the area of the brain that controls muscular movements receives less

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Treating Parkinson’s Disease with Cannabis Oil

This treatment guideline is to be used for products, cannabis oils, that are only endorsed by Medical Cannabis Dispensary. The guide is to be used for treating Parkinson’s. Most of the people we treat choose the cannabis oils we endorse over conventional western medicines that have let them down. No one likes to get high! If the oils are used correctly this

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The Protective Effects Of THC On The Brain And In Preventing Cognitive Decline

Neurodegenerative diseases are at pandemic levels throughout much of the world. Neurodegeneration is a general term used to describe the pathology of dozens of neurologic diseases that have drastically increased in the developed world in the last 40 years. The most notable are what I like to call the ‘gang of three’ neurodegenerative diseases: Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, and ALS,

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Parkinson’s Disease And The Potential Of Cannabis Therapy

Medical marijuana may provide relief for patients with Parkinson’s disease, an ailment which has no known cure. Several pharmaceutical drugs have been manufactured to manage the symptoms, but as with most medications, the side effects can be very severe. However, marijuana is a safe alternative to pharmaceuticals, and it has been shown to be a powerful way to control Parkinson’s

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Cannabidiol May Help With Parkinson’s Disease

New research suggests a compound in marijuana can help manage symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease is a chronic, degenerative disorder that mostly affects the elderly population. Like Alzheimer’s, it is thought to be caused by a progressive loss of neurons in the brain. Interesting enough, compounds in marijuana have shown promise in treating a number of neurodegenerative disorders. In

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Study: Cannabidiol May Improve Sleep In Parkinson’s

An ingredient in marijuana may help Parkinson’s disease sufferers overcome sleep problems, a new study has found. In a small 6-week case series, investigators from the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil administered cannabidiol (CBD) to four patients with Parkinson’s disease who also showed symptoms of REM sleep behavior disorder. Published last month in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and

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Cannabinoids Could Slow Parkinson’s, Study Explains Why

New research out of the UK may explain why chemicals from marijuana offer protection in various models of Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s is more common among the aging population and is marked by a widespread loss of dopamine-producing cells in the brain. However, investigators from the Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry at University of Plymouth say that numerous studies have

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Cannabis May Protect The Aging Brain, Say Experts

New research from a pair of neurologists at the University of Dublin claims cannabis could be the key to fighting disorders of the aging brain. As the brain gets older, it becomes more susceptible to degenerative disorders like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. Although different areas of the brain are affected, what underlies both conditions is the progressive death of brain cells.

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