Why does Lynx CBD support Parkinson’s research?
Parkinson’s Disease sufferers were immediately classified as community of people Lynx CBD wanted to support when considering donating to the health of Americans. From the outset, the founders of Lynx CBD knew they were going to give back. It was when they discovered the immense number of people suffering with other chronic illnesses, such as Parkinson’s, that they knew they needed more donation options.
Parkinson’s disease itself is a central nervous system condition which affects movement and frequently involves involuntary tremors of the hands, arms, legs, and face. In addition, this neurodegenerative disease may also manifest itself with symptoms such as:
- Rigidity of limbs (arms, legs, face, core)
- Issues with maintaining balance
- Poor/loss of coordination
- Sluggishness in bodily movement
Luckily Parkinson’s itself is not fatal, but there are complications that can lead to death. In fact, the CDC calculates complications from PD as being one of the top twenty causes of death in the United States. As the disease progresses, speech problems and difficulty with normal daily tasks can develop. These symptoms often lead to:
- Trouble eating
- Trouble Speaking
Symptoms often don’t appear until the later stages of the disease, until the impact on the brain begins to be exhibited through the body. It is also primarily a disease suffered by older generations, around the age of 60, and possibly linked to chemical exposure. However, no definitive cause has been settled upon.
Currently, symptomatic relief is all the hope offered to those who battle PD. Treatment is limited, typically involving surgery or medication. Studies also indicate that exercise is a possible combatant for symptoms, but ultimately there is no cure or even a way to slow the progression of the disease. With up to 1 million people currently suffering from Parkinson’s, Lynx CBD hopes that their contributions can go beyond raising awareness and directly fund research into a cure. They know they can help, but they want to make a difference!
It was the understanding of how PD impacts those diagnosed with PD that inspired the founders of Lynx CBD to contribute. To learn more about Parkinson’s and how you can give back, please visit: