When 20-year-old Stephanie Lipscomb complained of severe headaches her doctors performed a brain scan. The horrible truth revealed by the test turned the young woman’s world upside down and left her completely dumbfounded, but it also represented the beginning of a remarkable journey.
Stephanie began experiencing headaches in 2010 when she was a first-year nursing student at the University of South Carolina Upstate. The young resident of Spartanburg, South Carolina decided to do the sensible thing and see a doctor.
Although Stephanie was concerned she didn’t suspect anything serious. Indeed, the doctor explained that she’d been suffering from chronic migraines, the cause of which isn’t entirely understood.