Smoking Marijuana Can Ease Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms

Article image

Interesting and important to note that the researchers used smoking as the method.

“Pot offers hope for patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease. So say the results of an observational trial published in the March/April edition of the scientific journal Clinical Neuropharmacology.

Investigators at Tel Aviv University’s Rabin Medical Center in Israel assessed the impact of inhaled cannabis on patients with Parkinson’s — a progressive disorder of the central nervous system that results in tremor, slowed movement and muscle rigidity. Researchers monitored disease symptoms in 22 patients (13 men, nine women) at baseline and then again 30 minutes after smoking cannabis. The mean age of patients enrolled in the study was 65. “

Finish Reading at High Times

The post Smoking Marijuana Can Ease Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms appeared first on TodaysMD.com.