After numerous trips to the emergency room and the doctor’s office, Forrest was prescribed the anti-seizure drug Trileptal.
Tanesha said that’s when things went from bad to worse.
“He would scream, he would fight, he would punch himself,” said Tanesha.
She said the family reached a breaking point when Forrest became suicidal, something she believes was a side effect of the pharmaceuticals.
That’s when she decided to explore more unconventional methods to treat Forrest’s seizures.
“Oil infused with CBD, medical marijuana,” she said as she held a jar of medical cannabis pills from TJ’s Organic Gardens, a Eugene-based medical marijuana farm with indoor operations in Oregon and Washington.