Dystonia is a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary movements and muscle contractions. This can result in abnormal postures or slow movements that can be painful. Dystonia is caused by damage to the nerve cells in the basal ganglia, can affect one or many parts of the body, and is often a symptom of Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, or even traumatic brain injury. In 2021, a study was conducted involving 23 patients with dystonia who had been using medical cannabis to treat their symptoms for about two years. Participants indicated experiencing improvements in dystonia symptoms, pain, quality of life, and sleep from the medical marijuana. In fact, individuals who consumed larger doses of THC reported experiencing more improvements. A few participants stopped treatment due to adverse effects such as worsening mood, anxiety, and hallucinations. However, the sample size for this study is small to begin with, which is a limitation of most studies in this field, and the results should be validated. 
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