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Parkinson's Disease

If movement problems associated with Parkinson’s disease cause pain, stiffness, or other unpleasant symptoms, you can turn to Texas THC Doctor in Seguin, Texas. Zulfiqar Shah, MD, and his experienced staff offer medical marijuana prescriptions to relieve Parkinson’s disease symptoms. To schedule a telehealth appointment with Texas THC Doctor, fill out the online intake form to see if you qualify. Then, call the office or book an appointment online.

Parkinson's Disease Q&A

What is Parkinson’s disease?

Parkinson’s disease is an issue with your nervous system that affects specific bodily movements. Symptoms often begin gradually and progress over time. There’s no cure for the disease, but treatment can improve symptoms and your overall quality of life. 

What are the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease?

Common signs and symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease include:

  • Tremors

  • Rigid muscles

  • Slowed movements

  • Impaired balance or posture

  • Difficulty smiling or blinking

  • Speech changes

  • Problems with writing

  • Pain

  • Fatigue

Complications associated with Parkinson’s disease vary from person to person. Examples might include thinking difficulties, depression, chewing or swallowing problems, sleeping issues, sexual dysfunction, constipation, or bladder problems.

If you’ve been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and desire symptom relief, see the Texas THC Doctor team for an evaluation. 

What are the risk factors for Parkinson’s disease?

Genetics and environmental factors might both play roles in developing Parkinson’s disease. Examples include older age, family history of Parkinson’s disease, being a man, and ongoing exposure to environmental toxins like pesticides and herbicides.

How is Parkinson’s disease diagnosed?

To diagnose Parkinson’s disease, your provider reviews your symptoms and medical history. They might complete physical and neurological examinations and recommend blood tests, MRIs, ultrasound, or other specialized tests to rule out other disorders that might cause the same symptoms.

How does medical marijuana help with Parkinson’s disease?

In addition to taking medications if your doctor recommends it, eating healthy foods, and getting enough exercise, medical marijuana can reduce pain and other unpleasant symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease. 

Texas THC Doctor is part of the Texas Compassionate Use Program for medical marijuana. The highly trained medical team is registered through the Texas Compassionate Use Registry, allowing them to legally prescribe medical cannabis and CBD to patients with Parkinson’s who qualify.

Your Texas THC Doctor provider works with you to determine which type of cannabinoids are the right match for your personalized needs. They tailor each treatment and monitor your progress along the way.

If you have Parkinson’s disease, desire symptom relief, and would like to find out if medical cannabis is right for you, complete the intake form online now to see if you qualify for medical marijuana. You can then make a telehealth appointment online or over the phone with Texas THC Doctor.


 East Court Street, Seguin, TX 78155





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