The big secret behind marijuana treatment for parkinson disease

In today’s article, I will be explaining extensively all they are to know about
Parkinson’s disease and how marijuana could be used in the treatment of this
disease.

 

FIRST OF ALL WHAT IS PARKINSON DISEASE (PD)

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Parkison disease is a disease of the nervous system that appears to be permanent
and progressive. which is characterized by

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  •  Tremor
  •  Slow cognition
  •  Stiffness
  •  Movement difficulties
  •  Speech difficulties
  • Posture changes

At this point we get down to topic of the day CAN MARIJUANA THERAPY BE A
FOR PARKISON DISEASE.

The answer is yes…………
Hear me out marijuana definition in the Oxford dictionary quotes “Drug smoked or
ingested for euphoric effect, cannabis(drug).

Note the keyword drug and euphoria(feeling of well being)

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The definition above proves marijuana to be a drug producing the following effect
the counters the odd characteristic of PARKINSON DISEASE

  • Pain relief
  • Reduced tremor.
  • Promotes good sleep
  • Euphoria
  • Ease of movement

the above-outlined effect of marijuana is attributed to the analgesic and muscle relaxing
features of marijuana

over time individuals suffering from PD has wholeheartedly accepted marijuana
therapy to normal medications for the disease which come with some adverse effect
such as

  • Blotching of the skin
  • Diarrhea
  • Ankle swelling
  • Hallucinations
  • Insomnia
  • Liver damage
  • Involuntary movements
  • Memory problems
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Liver damage
  • Problems urinating
  • Liver damage

 

Researchers Opinions On Marijuana Therapy

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Certain organization has recorded improvements in health state of PD patients
practicing marijuana therapy, some individuals experienced relief in

  • Pain
  • Tremors
  • Improvement in sleep

just within 30 minutes of smoking marijuana

Another group of researchers showed discovered anti-inflammatory properties in
a content of marijuana called cannabinoids.

 

Risk associated with marijuana

Notwithstanding all the medical benefits of marijuana on PD patients they are
still, some risk involved in smoking marijuana be it for health or social purpose.
Below are some of the risk associated

  • Mood changes
  • Impaired thinking and movements
  • Memory problems
  • Hallucinations

Marijuana smoking has an adverse effect than taking it in other forms.

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Courts in Kansas City, Mo., can impose a maximum fine of $25 for possession of up to 35 grams of marijuana after voters embraced a ballot initiative Tuesday. Here, three grams of marijuana is displayed.

Short-term effect of marijuana includes

  • Lung irritation
  • Coughing

Use of medical marijuana

Food and Drug Administration(FDA) has not approved marijuana plant as drug,
the two main cannabidiol in marijuana used for cure is

  1. Cannabidiol (CBD)
  2. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

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Cannabidiol (CBD):

CBD contains is the main content of cannabis that makes people high. And Poses
the potential to reduce pains and reduce inflammation without any psychoactive
effect.

Forms of CBD

  • Food products, such as candies and brownies
  • Teas
  • Pills
  • Extracts
  • Oils
  • Waxes

In some states in the US CBD is purchased as over the counter drug and it can be
considered legal if it’s manufactured by industrial hemp.
In all State were marijuana is legalized, CBD is covered under the same legal
right.

Alternative treatment for Parkinson’s disease(PD)

The main purpose of treatment of PD is to alleviate symptoms of the disease and
creat relief which may, in turn, decrease the progression of the disease.

Below are other methods of treatment for Parkinson’s disease

  • Amantadine (Symmetrel), which is used in early stages
  • Anticholinergics
  • MAO-B inhibitors, which may help prevent dopamine levels from dropping
  • Carbidopa-levodopa (Sinemet)
  • Catechol-o-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitors
  • Dopamine agonists

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Majority of PD medication out there are targeted at motor symptoms, which may
cause the above-listed medications not to work for NONMOTOR symptoms.
It’s advisable you talk to your doctor about NONMOTOR symptoms of PD such as

  • Bladder problems
  • Anxiety
  • Dementia
  • Anxiety
  • Difficulties with concentration and thinking
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Loss of libido
  • Depression
  • Pain
  • Swallowing difficulties

It’s also important to know that in most cases marijuana can treat both motor and
nonmotor PD symptoms

Bottom line:

In the world of medicine today they are no cure for PD just medications that can help
you manage the disease.

Marijuana isn’t the most suitable therapy for management of PD you could still
meet your doctor to explain other therapy that may interest you in the management of
PD.

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