Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for March, 2009

The Miracle of Cannabinoid Activation

March 24, 2009
Allan Frankel, MD

Think about the following facts: 1. The first species that crawled out of the muck and mire with cannabinoid receptors and production was hundreds of millions of years ago – probably. 2. Cannabis the plant appeared approximately 100,000 years ago…

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Cannabis fights MRSA

March 12, 2009
Allan Frankel, MD

So, what is MRSA? It is an increasingly common and at times life threatening staph infection that is resistant to most if not all antibiotics. The most common presentation of MRSA infections are with dermatological infections. For many, many patients…

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Would I Recommend Cannabis for a Patient With Drug Problems?

March 11, 2009
Allan Frankel, MD

Can I/Would I recommend cannabis for someone with a history of drug abuse or alcoholism? The short answer is Yes. 1. Based upon 30 years of clinical experience, I believe that nearly 1/2 of patients in AA use cannabis –…

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Solving The Health Care Crisis

March 5, 2009
Allan Frankel, MD

I anxiously await hearing what solutions Washington comes up with regarding our Health Care nightmare. I realize this is a bit of a different blog, but I did practice Internal Medicine in Santa Monica for 25 years. I also admitted…

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