Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for November, 2008

Question: Would You Patent Something That Has No Value?

November 24, 2008
Allan Frankel, MD

So, would you patent something that currently has no value but is considered more dangerous than cocaine and heroin? Oh, and on top of that, it’s illegal. Now, if you can believe this, it appears the US government has gone…

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Back to the Past and Beyond

November 17, 2008
Allan Frankel, MD

I always encourage my patients to find Sativa/Indica tinctures. These generally come in some sort of spray mechanism or sublingual preparation. The advantage of using tinctures should be obvious, but let me list some reasons to be clear: tinctures allow…

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Wagging the dog….

November 10, 2008
Allan Frankel, MD

There is a new drug indicated for “weight loss” – Rimonabant. It made it through trials but ultimately was not released. The purpose of this drug is to block the effects of certain cannabinoids upon specific cannabinoid brain receptors, the…

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From The Floor To The Ceiling

November 3, 2008
Allan Frankel, MD

In many of my appointments, I tell patients, “Imagine the room you are currently in, represents ‘how you are feeling’. The floor represents the most depressed moments of your life and the ceiling represents the highest and most out of…

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