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Has Anyone Tried Medical Marijuana For PD And Did It Help At All With The Symptoms. People Have Been Telling Me To Try It But I Am Hesitant

Has Anyone Tried Medical Marijuana For PD And Did It Help At All With The Symptoms. People Have Been Telling Me To Try It But I Am Hesitant

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Hi Bettyblue, I hear that the medical marijuana is making everyone feel better it seems but is it doing anything for the parkinsons symptoms, like stopping tremors, stopping curling toes, etc. Bean

posted almost 5 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Hi Karenr, thanks for that information. I will check into those "gummies". It is legal here now in Florida. 71% voted medical marijuana in .

posted almost 5 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Hi,I been in the nj program for 3 years and found the indica strain is great for sleeping and spasms.

posted 2 months ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Hi,I have been in the medical marijuana program in nj,Since 2015,It's been a God sent.I had tried to get the right strain that work for me.At first I tried it from a friend of a friend and it was a hit or miss with different strains but getting from a friend of a friend it may not be good,Not knowing the strain,Until I got into the medical marijuana program and the dispensary have strains that list symptoms that your experience like Spasms,pain,sleep,relax,When is a Indica or
a strain that just CBD without the sedative effect for Daytime use,At night I use the indica strain.I use to just sleep 3 hours at night with terrible leg spasms,I was exhausted and have alot of off periods, Being exhausted it effective the Parkinsons .My movement disorder doctor is 100% on board with it,I have appointments with him before I get my allotment, So he knows how I am doing with it,He was reported as top ten doctors in the trial state,From what I understand there is a source of dopamine in medical marijuana, I was told by a couple Doctors that it has a effect like agonist that some Parkinsons meds have and my doctors one concern and only concern is if having the dopamine agonist element in it,that it may and is definitely not sure if it would cause some involuntary movement after a period of time,He observed me for that on our separate visits, In nj you cant have the medical marijuana visit at the same time as your Parkinson's visit,I sleep now like 7 hours, spasms either legs and other places were spasms were happening, if you get strains, like Sativa and hybrid strains,To me it was like drinking several cups of Coffee,which coffee makes me very nervous, So I go to different dispensaries that have the right strain for me,It took some time to find the right one,of course the Parkinson's is here,But it made these last 6 years bearable and sometimes I cant remember my last off period. I am not suggesting it's right for everyone. This September coming up,I have Parkinson's for 20 years,Since the age of 45 years old,The best medicine is the positive medication, I really dont wake up and say I have Parkinson's, I go on with my day and if it shows it weird self Parkinson's, I ride it out and forget what happened,I try use the part of my brain to fight this disease. You have Parkinson's, but dont let have you.Parkinson is not who I am.Be Well my friends and fight on.Bill

posted 5 months ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

i have tried it in every way I can think of .but it doesn't help me !!makes me fall down more

posted about 1 year ago
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