Who is Sophia Gibson, why does she need cannabis oil and what form of epilepsy does the little girl have?

SOPHIA Gibson made headlines after she was rushed to hospital suffering an epileptic seizure.

Her parents Darren and Danielle believe cannabis oil relieves her symptoms. Here’s what we know…

 Sophia Gibson with her parents Darren and Danielle
Sophia Gibson with her parents Darren and Danielle

Who is Sophia Gibson and what form of epilepsy does she have?

Sophia Gibson, from Newtornards in Northern Ireland suffers from Dravet syndrome.

The condition is an extreme form of epilepsy.

She was rushed to hospital and placed in an induced coma on July 10, after suffering a seizure.

But she was taken off a ventilator, and began to breathe on her own, the following day.

Why does she need cannabis oil?

Parents Darren and Danielle have said cannabis oil relieves her symptoms.

They said Sophia was previously treated with the oil on a trip to the Netherlands.

... read more at: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/6758995/who-sophia-gibson-why-cannabis-oil-epilepsy/

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