Doctor Explains How CBD Helped a Child with Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a disorder of the brain that results in seizures. Seven-year old Sophia Nazzarine has suffered from intractable epilepsy. This interview was based on Sophia’s story. Watch more.

7 years old. 3 brain surgeries. 1 outlawed alternative. Sophia is extraordinary and she deserves her happily ever ever. There is hope. Doctor’s believe Cannabidiol or CBD (a compound found in medical marijuana) may be an effective alternative treatment and cure. However, all forms of medical marijuana are illegal in Ohio, Sophia’s home state.

Dr. Privitera is a physician and neurologist. He is the Director of the Epilepsy Center at the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute.
In this special interview, Dr. Michael Privitera (featured in Sophia’s Story www.helpsophia.com) explains why a third of patients with medication-resistant epilepsy are desperate for new treatment options, and how federal DEA scheduling of cannabis prevents medical research that could help them. Learn more about Dr. Privitera here.