Since relocating to the US, the positive changes in Tristan’s condition and well-being have convinced Yvonne that her desperate decision to leave their home in Ireland was the right one.

Late last year, the Irish Examiner website published a story about Yvonne Cahalane and her two year old son Tristan, who was born with Dravet syndrome, a severe, incurable form of epilepsy.

Tristan’s first seizure occurred when he was five months old and had escalated over time until he was experiencing epileptic seizures up to twenty times a day.

The combination of his condition and the side-effects from his prescribed pharmaceutical medications resulted in numerous neurological and cognitive problems that affected his speech, movement, appetite and behavior.

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Briona Gallagher ~ Irish Examiner ~

 

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