Michelle Worton, a Fort St. John, BC resident, found her life taking an unexpected turn after her second COVID vaccination in December 2021. What followed was a medical mystery that led her to confront a rare brain condition—a symptomatic pineal gland cyst.
“The cyst is rarely symptomatic; however, when symptoms do occur, they are difficult to attribute specifically to pineal cyst. Typical symptoms include headache, eye movement problems, vision disruption, short-term memory loss, and hydrocephalus (fluid backup in the brain).
But this story is not just about one person’s battle; it’s about the community that rallied behind her and
Michelle’s determination is to seek answers, regain control of her life, and help others facing similar issues by bringing awareness through her story.