Medical Cannabis is legal in 33 states now despite having a 94% national support rating. Medical marijuana has helped thousands with cancer, Parkinsons, epilepsy, chronic pain, neurological disorders and so many other illnesses to be able to obtain a quality of life that was not reachable through “traditional, mainstream” treatment. Medical cannabis is also known
Our panelists will discuss what research is finding about marijuana use for Parkinson’s disease and the role of other therapies such as acupuncture and meditation. The speakers and our staff answer questions from the audience. Learn more about our webinar series at www.michaeljfox.org/webinars.
The 19th annual Parkinson’s Disease Patient and Carepartner Symposium focused on living well beyond traditional medicines. In this video, Donald Levy, MD, Director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, discusses the difference between medical and recreational marijuana use, and ongoing studies regarding the efficacy of medical marijuana for the
For the first time, the Parkinson’s Foundation is openly talking about the use of medical marijuana for Parkinson’s disease (PD).
Does medical marijuana help Parkinson’s symptoms? Rachel Dolhun, MD, movement disorder specialist and vice president of medical communications at The Michael J. Fox Foundation, answers this and other common questions about medical marijuana and Parkinson’s disease. The “Ask the MD” series is intended as an educational resource for people with Parkinson’s and their loved ones.
The American Academy of Neurology, the world’s largest association of neurologists, issues findings on medical marijuana in certain brain diseases. Learn more at http://www.neurology.org/content/82/17/1556.full.pdf+html Visit the American Academy of Neurology at https://www.aan.com Connect with the AAN Facebook: http://bit.ly/2feMxW4 Twitter: https://bit.ly/1orvPet Instagram: http://bit.ly/2eVgsz4 LinkedIn: http://bit.ly/22mKzkM
Parkinson’s Foundation hosts marijuana conference
Dr. Sarah King, PT, DPT will be chatting with Dr. Michelle Sexton, ND about how she educates her clients on the use of medical marijuana to manage their chronic health conditions including Parkinson’s disease. Michelle is a naturopathic and functional medicine doctor, professor, and researcher) in San Diego who specializes in helping her clients fine-tune
This clip is from the feature documentary “Ride with Larry” and shows retired police captain Larry going through the process to purchase medical marijuana for the first time. The final results in Part 3 show, unedited, the effect of cannabis on his Parkinson’s tremor, dyskinesia, and voice. “Ride with Larry” now available to stream and
Does Medical Marijuana Help with Parkinson’s Disease? Michael of Healdsburg, CA has Parkinson’s Disease. He’s gone the route of regular exercise, physical therapy, and prescription medications. But, over time their benefits lessened and became less and less reliable. So, now he’s wondering if medical marijuana could help with his Parkinson’s Disease. Watch the video to