Ezra’s story is an incredible one, to say the least. This little boy has been through more than most adults will ever imagine in a lifetime. Ezra suffers from a variety of different conditions starting with seizures from a rare disorder called Lennox Gastaut Syndrome (LGS). He also has dystonia, chronic pain, muscle spasms, chronically dislocated hips, osteopenia, bilateral amblyopia, scoliosis, possible metabolic disorder, gastroparesis, GERD, and multiple food
Jason is a retired Army Veteran who has been deployed overseas several times. He suffered a traumatic brain injury in a bombing and has since dealt with depression, anxiety, PTSD and severe pain.
VA doctors were quick to heavily sedate him with an army of pharmaceutical drugs including medications for pain, depression, and anxiety. Once these pills took effect, Jason started gaining a lot of weight, his anger increased,
Zaki has a very rare form of epilepsy called Doose syndrome. On top of many, many seizures, he has autism and his development has been delayed. He had 6 different types of seizures resulting in hundreds of thousands of seizures in his short life. Zaki was receiving hospice palliative care prior to cannabinoid therapy after his family tried 17 different pharmaceuticals, all of which failed him.
The Brown family are natives of Colorado and Tyler has suffered from debilitating seizures since the age of 7 from a rare form of intractable epilepsy know as Lennox Gastaut Syndrome, and he also has cerebral palsy. Tyler has been through more than most of us. He had a VNS (vagus nerve stimulator) implanted age at 9, emergency Corpus Callosotomy (for those of you who
The Selmeski family moved to Colorado in November of 2013 from East Tennessee so their young daughter with intractable epilepsy, Maggie, could legally try cannabinoid therapy. Back in 2013, many families moved to Colorado in search of legal cannabis. You may have heard of Pot Pilgrims or Medical Refugees? Hundreds of families relocated in search of a miracle. Back then, it was required to have Colorado residency
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I have been having muscle spasms severely since I was about 15 years old. I'm now 45 so that is a long time. Most days it feels like all my muscles are going to rip off my body at any moment. I ruptured a disc in my thoracic spine in my mid 30's. T7, T8. I was told this is not common, but from all my research it is more common than doctors say. My
At the age of 57 I have lived with intractable complex partial seizures for 44 years. Neurologists have had me try most of the anticonvulsants that are made and I still take three of them. When I became persistent to my epileptologist about trying CBD he finally gave me the name 'Realm of Caring' to contact!
RoC has been a joy to work with as well as CW and my family and I thank you.
I was a hospice nurse when a work accident suddenly ended my career and altered my life drastically. It left me disabled with a spinal injury, limited mobility, and constant excruciating pain.
It seems so silly now, but I was so scared to try cannabinoid therapy. Even though I was taking opiates and benzodiazepines around the clock to manage the pain and muscle spasms.
It's silly because I had already tried EVERYTHING else, including a
Submitted by his mom, Stacey,
This young man has lived his entire life plagued by epilepsy since he was born and will continue to do so for the rest of his life. But this is not just any epilepsy, It's UNCONTROLLED EPILEPSY, among other medical issues. Being born one month premature set the stage for so many of his issues, including epilepsy, Autism, bipolar disorder, depression, and anxiety, both generalized & social. He has a
I started having episodes, as they were called back then (now known as seizures), back when I was in elementary school. I'm now 40 years old and still have epilepsy. It's a constant fight and stalker in my life, but CBD oil has given me some hope. It works far better than any of my seizure medications ever have.
At my age I have completely depleted all my options, so I am reliant on CBD
It’s almost FALL! Not that I want to rush summer, I just really enjoy fall.
YUP, that’s me! However, here we are again, cozying up with your favorite mug for our favorite monthly session: Mugs of RoC. If you haven’t tuned in until now, no worries, you can catch up Jan-July. I missed August, I know, many sincere apologies. It was just busy and the month slipped away. So, Mugs of
Hyrum used to have 15 or more seizures a day. Doctors tried more than 10 pharmaceuticals to try to get them to stop. Sometimes he was on up to 6 meds at a time, that made little difference to his seizure control. We were at a dead end. We just had to live with watching him seize multiple times a day, every day.
In October 2014, Hyrum had so many back to back seizures that
In the coming weeks, we’ll officially launch a major sustainability campaign: RoC Friends! When you sign up as a RoC Friend, your monthly gift fuels our mission to Improve Quality of Life through cannabinoid Research, Education, and Advocacy.
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New clients will choose a RoC Friend level when they register. Those who choose the $1 per month level or above gain access to the Client Portal, all our
Diverse Group of Cannabis Industry Leaders Endorse Back-of-Ballot Call for Convention to Legalize Adult Use Marijuana in NY.
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO, USA, September 6, 2017 -- Restrict & Regulate in NY State 2019 (RRNY), a NY Ballot Issue Committee registered with the NYS Board of Elections, today announced that over 35 cannabis industry business and advocacy groups and celebrities have endorsed NY Prop 1, the back-of-the-ballot call for a convention, this November 7 and RRNY's
501c3 Realm of Caring Foundation Supports Client Advocacy & Research with Diverse Initiatives, Including An Observational Research Registry in Collaboration with Johns Hopkins University
DENVER – Aug. 1, 2017 – Evolab, the leader in advanced cannabis extraction and scientifically-informed product development, today announced its partnership with Realm of Caring, with the shared goals of strengthening research, education and client advocacy efforts both locally in Colorado and worldwide.
Realm of Caring Foundation is a
The Realm of Caring Foundation would like to welcome and thank Bluebird Botanicals for their generosity of becoming a RoC Business Supporter. "We couldn't be happier with the RoC's mission, to push forward cannabis research while providing top-level education and advocacy. They're making a big difference. It's our duty and pleasure to join them." said Michael Harinen, Chief Brand Officer for Bluebird Botanicals.
Business Supporters like Bluebird Botanicals help keep Realm of Caring’s mission alive
Y'all, I know I say this every month, but WHERE DOES THE TIME GO?! Maybe it's because I say that every month that it feels it's going by faster... time is all relative anyway. And that is exactly something team member John Matu would say, and that's my segue. This month I sat down with John Matu, RoC Research Coordinator, Orientation Leader and a Bilingual Care Specialist. He's a fellow southerner, hailing from the