Medical Cannabis for Parkinson’s in Texas 

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological condition that affects movement and can cause tremors, stiffness, difficulty with balance and coordination and more. Texas is one of the top five states in the US with the highest prevalence of Parkinson’s disease, with an estimated 52,500 people affected, according to the Parkinson’s Foundation.  

In Texas, medical cannabis is legal for over 150 conditions, including Parkinson’s disease. While the use of this medicine for Parkinson’s is still a relatively new area of research, there is growing scientific evidence and patient feedback that supports it as an effective treatment for a wide range of Parkinson’s symptoms. 

Can Medical Cannabis Help with Parkinson’s? 

Cannabis contains over 100 compounds known as cannabinoids, the most well-known being tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). With optimal dosing, THC may provide pain relief, relaxation and more. Additionally, CBD has demonstrated in several studies to have anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective properties.  

Medical cannabis may help alleviate several symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. According to the Parkinson’s Foundation, cannabis patients experienced moderate to considerable improvement in Parkinson’s symptoms, such as: 

  • Sleep issues 
  • Tremors 
  • Anxiety 
  • Muscle stiffness 
  • Pain 

Can I Get a Prescription for Medical Cannabis in Texas? 

Yes, medical cannabis is legal under Texas Compassionate Use Program for over 150 conditions, including Parkinson’s. A Texas medical cannabis prescription allows patients to purchase medical-grade products in varying ratios of THC, CBD and CBN as prescribed by a physician. As fellow Texans, Texas Original takes great pride in what we do and is committed to creating only the highest quality cannabis medicine that changes people’s lives. 

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