Cannabis and Parkinson's Disease Tremor: A Natural History Study
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This is a prospective, observational study designed to describe the effects of Cannabis on Parkinson's Disease tremor.
Condition or disease
Ten individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD) and tremor who use Cannabis were observed for two weeks. Individuals were asked to keep a journal of Cannabis use (form, delivery method, amount) and wear an accelerometer on the wrist with the dominant tremor. Analyses will be performed to describe whether Cannabis use affects PD tremor following use.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Primary Care Clinics; Washington State Parkinson's Disease Registry
Clinical diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease
Presence of PD-related tremor
Currently using Cannabis for management of tremor
Obtaining Cannabis in accordance with Washington State law
Willing to log activities and experiences
Willing to wear a motion sensor
Able to attend 2 on-site visits
Presence of active infection within 5 days prior to enrollment
Presence of unusual stressor within 5 days prior to enrollment