CBD | FIGHTING PARKINSON’S DISEASE?

Parkinsons Disease

This neurodegenerative disorder affects about 10 million people globally, CBD supplements may provide a helping hand. 

Full spectrum CBD Oils may be worth investigating to a number of independent researchers. 

But what is Full Spectrum CBD Oils? These are CBD oils or products containing all the cannabinoids that are naturally occurring in the cannabis plant, in other words extracting the CBD oils from the whole cannabis plant. 

Many products on the market, are made from CBD isolates which is only CBD and doesn’t have all the naturally occurring cannabinoids found in Full Spectrum Oils.

How does Full Spectrum CBD Oils work? Some studies, have shown substances found in medical Cannabis (hemp) is able to minimise the severe symptoms of the disease, which has no cure, thereby delaying the progression.

Parkinson’s decease is a neurodegenerative disorder, affecting, mainly men, over 60 years of age. Globally there are in excess of 10 million sufferers. The disease is characterised  by tremors, sluggish movements, musclestiffness and postural instability, other secondary symptoms such as, depression, anxiety and fatigue also affect sufferer’s.

Traditional medicines become less effective in combating the disease as it progresses. A study carried out in 2013 at the Faculty of Bio sciences at PUC in Porto Alegre (RS) concluded, treatment using CBD, helped in the recovery of memory deficiency in laboratory test with rats. Cannabidiol’s is believed to be an effective alternative for neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson, Epilepsy and Alzheimers’s.

These studies of Medicinal Cannabis suggest that cannabis may offer neuroprotective effects to those suffering from these disorders. The cannabinoids would supply oxidative damage thus improving the mitochondrial function of cells.

 A recent study published by Brazilian researcher at the University of Sao Carlos showed CBD reduced tremors and anxiety during a test performed with people over 60, suffering with Parkinson’s disease. For the study, a simulated test was carried out with these same people speaking in public. Participants , who took 300 milligrams of CBD before the speech had fewer symptoms than the controlled group who was given a placebo.

The Colorado School Of Medicine in another study showed patient relief from the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, including reduction in tremors and better sleep.

The FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) has approved the use of CBD as a therapy for two Epilepsy conditions characterised by epileptic seizures.

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