Ask the Experts: The Challenges of Using Marijuana as a Parkinson’s Treatment, Part 1

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Parkinson's Foundation

Medical marijuana, or cannabis, is one of the most popular topics among the Parkinson’s disease (PD) community ― for people with PD, health professionals and researchers, alike. Earlier this year, the Parkinson’s Foundation hosted its first-ever convening on marijuana and Parkinson’s.

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Research Round Up

Marijuana and Parkinson’s: What Do We Really Know?

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People with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and their physicians are both looking to answer whether medical marijuana can help manage Parkinson’s symptoms. Researchers have barely scratched the surface when it comes to marijuana and PD and previous studies are inconclusive about its potential benefits, but many people with Parkinson’s are curious to try it. Here’s what you need to know.

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Research Round Up

Podcast Episode 28: Autonomic Problems

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6500503
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Dr. Tanya Gurevich focuses on symptoms and challenges beyond movement problems, how a comprehensive, team approach can benefit people with Parkinson's with matters such as blood pressure drops, urinary symptoms, sleep disturbances, sexual and intimacy matters, and other quality of life issues affecting them and their caregivers.
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