Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative neurological condition which affects part of the brain called the substantia nigra. In this part of the brain, dopamine neurons gradually degrade, leading to the characteristic motor issues associated with Parkinson’s. This can present with slow movement, stiffness, a resting tremor, falls, mood changes as well as associated memory loss.
Patients taking medical cannabis has found it helps to decrease the severity of symptoms linked with Parkinson’s such as pain, tremors, muscle cramps, quality of sleep and mood instability.
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