Let us talk about CBD and Parkinson, the second most common age-related disease after Alzheimer’s. It is reported to approximately affect about 50,000 Americans every year and most of its victims are white ― men especially ― they have a slight prevalence rate higher than women.
What Is Parkinson’s Disease?
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a condition affecting the part of the brain responsible for normal body movement. The most common symptoms of the disease are tremors but can also be associated or independently result in stiffness or slowed movement.
Biology of Parkinson’s Disease
The cause of PD is unknown, nevertheless, the brain morphology reveals that there is a breakdown of dopamine-producing neurons in the substantia nigra. The substantia nigra sends dopamine to the motor cortex which is responsible for the regulation of body movement.
Cure for Parkinson’s Disease
Presently there is no approved pharmaceutical cure for PD. In spite of this, there are some medications that can help to manage the condition. At the extreme, surgery can be recommended to correct some morphological deformities.
Does CBD Help with Parkinson’s Disease?
Now to the question of the day, “does CBD helps with Parkinson’s Disease?” Yes, as proven by research studies.
In a 2007 study report published in the Journal of Brain Research, CBD was observed to provide neuroprotection against the continual degeneration of dopaminergic neurons associated with PD. Hence, CBD can be used as a preventive medication for Parkinson’s disease.
Another study report published in 2014 in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, …
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