Medical marijuana offers hope for local woman with epilepsy
It happened when she was only 14. During shop class, current Alexandria resident Jennifer Gauthier experienced a seizure, fell from a tall stool and cracked her head.
“The only thing worse than a headache and nausea after a seizure is that combined with a concussion,” Gauthier recalled.
She was brought to the hospital where the doctors performed EEGs and CT scans, she said. “And they told me, ‘Yes, you definitely have epilepsy.’”
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