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  1. My left side is affected. I often find that im tensing my arm musles. When i notice it i can consciously relax it. Same for left arm tremors. Its not uncomfortable. The tensing seems to come from some subconscious or lack of conscious control. Anyone else?
  2. Currently experiencing Shingles. No rash but really sensitive and painful on right side of abdomin. Doctor verified. Anyone else and is it worse with PD? How long did you have symptoms?
  3. Hi Mark I recently applied for VA disability because of bad water at Camp Lejuene North Carolina. Should be getting an answer late July through October this year. I'm 71 and was diagnosed 2 years ago. Good luck.
  4. Not itching but have a real sensitive spot of skin on right abdomin. Just to touch the hair on my stomach is very irritating.
  5. It is nice to know other PWP have similar symptoms - strength in numbers.
  6. I found this information and thought it useful. I'm not promoting their products but this site has some information.
  7. That must be uncomfortable. I hope its not too sevier. There is a small part of my abdoman where the skin is super sensitive.
  8. Since we are on this subject how does a tincture compare to oil? Do they make oil and tinctures with specific mmj straines in mind? Do they make sativa and indica oils and tinctures? Thanks
  9. CBD from the non THC hemp plant is useless. CBD from the actual marijuana plant is the desirable oil. They are both called hemp. The CBD from the marijuana plant is taken from the flower, where in the non THC hemp the oil is taken from processing the whole plant. I believe that is correct.
  10. I dont really enjoy the high either but have felt the effects in certain parts of my body which does feel soothing and beneficial. I think the strain of cannabis is important.
  11. I have wondered the same thing.
  12. So with increasing symptoms do you increase meds ? How long do you wait to see your MDS? I mean what do you do?
  13. What happens if you take too much C/L? How does it make you feel or affect you?
  14. I know this subject has been discussed but wanted to get a fresh view on the subject with current situations. I'm having a difficult time sleeping. I know this is PD related because I've never had issues before. This has just started and been going on for about a week or so and feels like it will probably continue. Just not being able to get a deep sleep. Feels like I'm awake most of the night or wake up and just lay there with my eyes closed but not sleeping. Sometimes i just feel really restless. I know others have had difficulty for a very long time. I'm out of Xanax but would normally take .25 mg. I've tried Clonazepam and Lorazepam each only taking .25mg but they seem to make me jittery. I took the Lorazepam last evening and it did help some but still jittery at first. I'm really paranoid about taking too much meds. Actually I'm paranoid about taking anything but know i have to have something. I'm currently on 2 c/l - 25/100 3 times daily. I'm interested in knowing what others have used or how it's been dealt with. Thanks
  15. Just saw an article about this watch. Supposed to help with arm tremors - google "Emma Watch"
  16. My experience with constipation. I have Gerd as well as IBS. I have found for me that high fiber cereal in the morning as well as a very specific routine for BM's is critical (train the bowel) to eliminate everyday at the same time. Sit on the toilet for as long as it takes to have a movement same time everyday. I also dont eat anything without fiber in it. No fiber, no eat.
  17. IMHO our current government is run by the weathiest corporations and a bunch of corrupt old men that are still living in the past. Things will change in 4 years and go in the other direction. Yoyo effect. The extremist on both sides.
  18. BigRing may i ask how long you have been diagnosed? 2 years for me and just recently uped my c\l to 2 - 25/100 3 times daily and i do feel better. Thanks all for the input. Greatfull
  19. OMG Always playing the victim. You can keep on without understanding a thing im talking about and making up all sorts of things about me. I know you by your words but you know nothing about me. What does this thread have to do with PWP? Defending the victim status quo? Stop using my name as a rebuttle to your point of view. STOP PLEASE.
  20. Linda. Who are you to have me banned? Do you really think you speak for the majority here? There are people that agree with me regarding your thread. Maybe I should have you banned for spewing your bigotry and one-sided form of religion. You are a mean and narrow-minded human being afraid of open discussion and dissension. Haveing me banned will not change the falicy of your beliefs.
  21. So, LUKE this thread is only for believers? Hhhmmm ok. Got it. Please help everyone on here understand that. Special and exclusive club. So in this club you can disparage those of a different moral persuation, still trying to prove to the world that being LGBT is a choice lifestyle. Do you receive comfort from that? Does that help your PD?
  22. Pardon me Dave. I have a right to my opinion as you or anyone does. Dont give me advice on protocal for this forum. I have read far worse on other threads here. Maybe the person responsible for this thread or repeat supporters share some responsibility for the content. I totally stand for what i have writte.
  23. Discussing religions for the purpose of comfort is one thing. Pushing a religion for the purpose of conversion is another. Ninety percent of the content here was generated by Linda in her effort to convert the so called lost souls to the glory of her god. The recent post that bothered me most was the one she posted regarding the scientific documentation that supports her position that LGBT community persons actions are a choice rather than a natural condition of their birth. What has this to do with PWP? IMHO again this forum is no place for this anti LGBT propaganda.
  24. I know this is a subject broached here many times but maybe I have a different approach or at least different information. To qualify as a patient in Arizona, a person must have one of the following qualifying conditions: – Cancer – Glaucoma – Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) – Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) – Hepatitis C – Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) – Crohn’s disease – Agitation of Alzheimer’s disease – A chronic or debilitating disease, medical condition or the treatment that causes:Cachexia or wasting syndrome; Severe and chronic pain; Severe nausea; Seizures, including those characteristic of epilepsy; Severe or persistent muscle spasms, including those characteristic of multiple sclerosis At present there is an effort to add Parkinson's Disease to that list - nothing yet though. My thoughts are if Medical Marijuana is approved and known to treat or at least beneficial to the above listed conditions might there be possibly some benefit to PWP as well. We all know the testing routine for pharmaceutical it will take literally years for anything to be approved for Parkinson's within the medical establishment. Marijuana isn't what it use to be and today more than 779 marijuana strains exists. These are engineered for taste, effect condition, disease and more. December 2013 - Spurred by growing reports of the medical efficacy of cannabidiol (CBD), the second leading active ingredient in marijuana, patients are increasingly seeking out high-CBD varieties for treatment of conditions ranging from severe epilepsy and multiple sclerosis to anxiety and cancer pain. CBD has long been overshadowed by delta-9-THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the primary active ingredient in marijuana, because unlike THC, it does not produce a psychoactive “high.” CBD has nonetheless long been known to have useful anti-spasmodic, anti-epileptic, anti-anxiety, and anti-psychotic properties. Although CBD lacks noticeable effects when taken alone, it has a calming, sedative effect when combined with THC, cutting down on the anxiety, paranoia, and memory impairment that many users find unpleasant or debilitating with regular marijuana. CBD-rich strains accordingly have particular appeal to older users and medical patients who are uncomfortable with the THC high. Sorry for the long post but felt a revisit of this medical benefit was greatly needed. IMHO this product is worth researching and revisiting for PWP. There is cannabis with no THC thereby no stoned high.
  25. I seem to remember something about the VA doing excellent work with Parkinson's Disease. Does anyone have any information regarding this? Thanks