Cannabis Oil and Children with Epilepsy

Cannabis Oil and Children with Epilepsy

Submitted by Carol Ireland

I understand there is a deal that is great of, especially amongst cannabis oil ‘epilepsy parents’, following reviews manufactured in an ABC Brisbane tv news product regarding the night of 19 September. The section covered the tale of the dad that is pleading utilizing the Queensland national allowing their 8 12 months daughter that is old who has got a regressive neurological condition which causes chronic several seizures, use of medicinal cannabis oil while she actually is in medical center. Essentially a remark made with respect to the medical sector triggered the upset: “children in particular have presented in hospitals with comas and passed away from cannabis oil”. Epilepsy Action did some research about this subject and I also share that I have written to the Australian Medical Association with you now the body of the letter.

“I reference a news article on ABC tv regarding the night of 19 September 2016 about medicinal cannabis and young ones with epilepsy, in specific the Peek family members. Feedback created by you in this interview have actually triggered anger, concern plus in some full situations fear in the epilepsy community. I compose this page when you look at the hope that it acts to describe the good grounds for this and also to seek your help in ameliorating the specific situation.

In my own part as CEO and Managing Director of Epilepsy Action Australia We have actually had significant experience of numerous families confronted with difficult choices in managing their child’s unrelenting and debilitating seizures due to epilepsy. Some parents in Australia have been willing to try anything to help reduce the severity and frequency of their child’s seizures and improve their quality of life in often dire circumstances. Leer más