Billy used to have up to 100 seizures per day, but is now 250 days seizure-free after having product prescribed on NHS.
Maggie Selmeski, 4, lives with her parents, Rachael, 34, and Shawn, 38, and younger brothers, Maddox and Miles, in Littleton, Colo.
Despite research showing cannabidiol can help people suffering with depression, anxiety and epilepsy, doctors are unwilling to prescribe it for children.
A Castlederg boy could be saved from traumatic brain surgery that would take his memories and speech thanks to medicinal cannabis, his mother has said. Eleven-year-old Billy Caldwell suffers from a life-threatening form of epilepsy that has seen him endure daily seizures that turn him blue and don’t stop unless he immediately gets medication andRead More
Jackson Leyden had always been a healthy kid; he practiced taekwondo, and he played lacrosse and baseball. But in 2011, a few months after his eighth birthday, he began having seizures several times a day.
The mother of a child with a rare, life-threatening illness says nurses are refusing to administer the medicine that most effectively treats his seizures
It’s a remarkable transformation. Even a shocking one.
Two Gold Coast parents have publicly admitted to feeding their 13-year-old son cannabis to treat his severe epilepsy.
But lack of research, poor industry standards and few doctors willing to prescribe mean parents left to experiment to find consistent dosages