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Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana

Here a YouTube video of a medical marijuana webinar I attended:

https://youtu.be/ov8qhKH0BS8

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Some ladies I know with pd who live in Florida which has a medical cannabis program and they said they use it daily. It takes away tremors, helps with nausea and appetite. One said she felt normal… read more

Has Anyone Tried Medical Marijuana To Ease Tremors.

Has Anyone Tried Medical Marijuana To Ease Tremors.

I tried some edible marijuana and noticed that my tremors slowed to almost stopped. However I got a little paranoid and tired as well. Has anyone had any experience mixing Parkinsons with meds and marijuana?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I agree that it helps with focus when doing chores. Otherwise I would tend to feel tired and depressed. Just don’t overdo it.

Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana

Would it help with dystonia.?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I wanted to follow up on my experience with the cannabis products. It sems to be having an undesirable effect on my mood. Initially it helped me sleep, but as my body built up a tolerance I had to… read more

Did Everyone Who Is Taking Medical Marijuana Have To Go Through This Procedure?

Did Everyone Who Is Taking Medical Marijuana Have To Go Through This Procedure?

I just saw my doctor this week and he gave me the "go ahead" for trying the medical marijuana. I had to fill out a form which the doctor provides to the State. The State then emails me with a User ID number and a password which I have to apply for an ID marijuana card. I must supply a photo, copy of drivers license and a $75.00 payment for the process. When I receive the card I can go and purchase the low-THC marijuana. Is this what others went through to obtain the medical marijuana? Very… read more

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

We haven't tried the medical route yet. Wondering today if medical marijuana would help lower high blood pressure? Please let me know if this helped anyone with high blood pressure....

Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana

Has medical marijuana been approved in Louisiana?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

does this mean medical marijuana has been approved in Louisiana?

Does Anyone Have Suggestions Regarding Staying Asleep.

Does Anyone Have Suggestions Regarding Staying Asleep.

I have no problem going to sleep but find in the middle of the night my hand tremors wake me up and end up tossing and turning most of the night without a restful sleep. Sometimes I do not believe I have any REM sleep cycles. Currently taking Elivil 20 mg (non addictive or habitual) and somewhat helps a little. Open to hear of your suggestions. Many thanks.......

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

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No... I don´t push drugs nor am I interested in promoting illegal drugs to anyone. What has happened since I switched to this particular plant is a story worth telling, let's see… read more

Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana

Does it help with energy anxiety an depression?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I was thinking of gummies also

Is Anyone Using Medical Marijuana?

Is Anyone Using Medical Marijuana?

For people using medical marijuana, are you smoking it or taking it in oil or pill form?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I have given my dad a good quality CBD oil off and on for 2 years. It really helps him. You have to play around with the dosage amount. He just sometimes refuses to take it and I try to give him his… read more