Florida Woman Becomes Medical Cannabis User, Advocate After Brain Injury

Florida Woman Becomes Medical Cannabis User, Advocate After Brain Injury

Brittany Lengyel of Ft. Myers was driving home after work when she rolled her car and ended up in a drainage ditch while trying to avoid a texting driver. Somehow, she survived but not without traumatic injuries to her brain. Brittany’s recovery was difficult and the pain she endured caused her to think about ending her life to make it stop. Doctors prescribed fentanyl patches but nothing worked for her. Then one day someone recommended she try CBD. It changed her life, for good.

“I went to one pain management physician who didn’t even look at my chart. He presumed I was pill-shopping and suggested I wear a fentanyl patch,” Lengyel said. “I was so sick of being judged by doctors and pharmacists. I swore I’d never go back to any of them and one day I did just that.”[…]

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