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CBD trial to treat hallucinations in Parkinson’s disease

Researchers across the UK are trialling a range of cannabis extracts to treat conditions from pain and asthma to brain cancer. Charles Ogilvie-Forbes is taking part in a study at King’s College Hospital, London, using CBD to treat the hallucinations he experiences due to his Parkinson’s disease. Filming and graphics: Julius Peacock Edited: Rachael Buchanan […]

Brighton artist turns coma hallucinations into graphic novel

Zara Slattery’s illness started as a sore throat, but she was eventually fighting for her life as a flesh-eating bug attacked her body. The artist, from Brighton, East Sussex, was placed in a medical coma for over a fortnight and her husband was told to prepare for the worst. Ms Slattery recovered but lost a […]

New Insights Into Parkinson's Hallucinations

By Amy Norton               HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Parkinson’s disease is widely seen as a movement disorder, but it can cause an array of symptoms, including hallucinations. Now a new study has shed light on what is happening in the brain during those disturbances. The […]

Recognizing the Symptoms, From Hallucinations to Delusions

Many of the 50 million people or so who are living with dementia also have psychosis. You may hear doctors use the term “psychotic episodes.” It’s when a person struggles with determining what is real and what is not. It can include things like: A false belief that a caregiver is trying to harm them […]