The parents of a six-year-old girl from Birmingham have been treating their daughter’s undiagnosed brain condition with cannabis oil.
Jayla Agbonlahor, niece of Aston Villa footballer Gabby Agbonlahor, was rushed to hospital when she was just days old after her parents had noticed that she’d stopped breathing.
Initially, doctors suspected epilepsy, however, after five months of hospital care they identified that the problem was in baby Jayla’s brain, reports the Sunday Mercury.
Her condition left her suffering from regular seizures which hospitalised her every three to four weeks.
Up until recently she was unable to walk, talk, eat or drink and was fed only through a tube in her stomach.
She also suffered from a cardiac arrest as