Edmonton Mother Struggling to Find Legal Options to Treat Ailing Son

Monique Guillamot found what appears to be a life-saving cure for her four-year-old son, but the government says he can’t have it.

Her son Keyaan suffers from a rare condition called Dravet Syndrome and has been on life support four times. Doctors have prescribed large doses of various pharmaceuticals at increasing doses, but nothing helped his frequent seizures until a doctor in Luxembourg prescribed hemp oil in August 2013.

Three days after starting, three of Keyaan’s seizure types stopped. As treatment continued he began to speak more, could go to school longer, and stopped drooling.

– Read the entire article at Edmonton Sun.

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