Research reports have recommended that cannabis might enhance sleep, tremor, and motor function.
VANCOUVER —Anecdotal reports, client surveys, and research reports have suggested that cannabis might help treat engine and nonmotor signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s condition. Two studies presented in the International Congress that is 21st of Disease and Movement problems further explored this possibility and evaluated the results of dental cannabidiol (CBD) and inhaled cannabis in patients with Parkinson’s condition.
Maureen A. Leehey, MD, Professor of Neurology and Chief for the Movement Disorders Division in the University of Colorado in Aurora, and peers carried out a phase II, open-label, dose-escalation research to judge the safety and tolerability of CBD (Epidiolex) in Parkinson’s condition. In addition, the scientists looked over secondary effectiveness measures, including improvement in tremor, cognition, anxiety, psychosis, rest, daytime sleepiness, mood, fatigue, and discomfort. Continue reading