When Life Gives You Parkinson’s: The Search for Sleep — A Virgin Voyage with Cannabis Oil (globalnews.ca)

  • Some of us can’t get to sleep, some can’t stay asleep, while others are awaken by tremors, painful dystonia cramping or realistic nightmares.
  • (Both points seem especially relevant when you have a degenerative brain disease which is triggered by the lack of production of the brain chemical dopamine.)
  • One of my doctors suggested if I don’t get regular REM sleep, I am increasing my risk of a mental meltdown.
  • She had to do trial and error when figuring out her own regiment of CBD for her sleeping issues.
  • Parkinson Canada offers this resource for people with Parkinson’s who have sleep issues.