It is known that there is no cure for Parkinson's disease. So, physicians who treat Parkinson's patients must decide what is the best treatment option for the patients symptoms to improve their quality of life. Currently, there are pharmaceutical options for treatment, but they include adverse side effects. What if there were a way to treat patients for the side effects as well as improve the patient's symptoms? The recent commotion around the legalization of marijuana, both recreational and medicinal, has caused interest among patients and physicians. One must decide if the benefits of using marijuana as a form of symptom treatment outweigh the risks involved.
Deskins, Sondra M.
"“Whatever it takes to beat Parkinson’s”: A Controversial Approach for Symptom Relief,"
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