Medicine of the Mind: Part II
[I recommend you read The Medicine of the Mind: Part I so this will second article will make more sense.]
As a mother of two young children with profound, intractable genetic epilepsy — living in a state without access to medical cannabis — I have to tell you that the truth for most patients is actually much more complex. My sons have dozens to hundreds of seizures per day, and each has already “failed” trials of all available anti-convulsants. But…
I’m afraid we are, but in not treating pain in patients already in it, and not treating acute pain from broken bones, surgeries, etc, I fear this experiment will leave even more people crippled than it kills.