Marijuana for Parkinson’s Disease?

Key Findings:  This reviewer suggests that using cannabis might benefit motor and non-motor aspects of Parkinson’s disease patients. However, he also points out that research has yet to produce a complex risk vs benefit analysis to offer practical advice to patients and their providers alike.

Type of Study:  Meta-analysis

Study Result:  Positive

Cannabinoids Studied:  Cannabidiol (CBD), Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)

Phytocannabinoid Source:  Not Applicable

Form of Administration:  Not Applicable

Receptors Studied:  CB1

Study Location(s):  United States

Year of Pub:  2019

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