Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for July, 2014

SURVIVING HOSPICE

July 26, 2014
Allan Frankel, MD

Currently, if a physician deems it appropriate and a patient is expected to have less than six months to live, they are put into Hospice. This can be at the patient’s home. Hospice is an “end of the road” program….

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FEELING AWESOME VS FEELING STONED

July 25, 2014
Allan Frankel, MD

Cannabis is clearly mostly associated with substantial changes in psychoactivity. Probably 15% of the population around the world uses cannabis as a smoked plant to achieve change in perspective, relaxation as well as many other feelings. People do not continue…

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NEW FINDINGS IN CHILDREN ON CBD FOR AUTISM AND SEIZURE DISORDERS

July 25, 2014
Allan Frankel, MD

I have come to expect to find seizures in children and young adults to vastly improve with moderate doses of CBD. These children are either primary seizure disorder patients, Dravet’s or other genetic related disorders and children on the Autistic…

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RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME AND CANNABIDIOL (CBD)

July 15, 2014
Allan Frankel, MD

As an Internist practicing for 35 years I have seen most common and many very uncommon illnesses. Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is real and there are millions of Americans who suffer from some form of RLS. RLS is characterized by…

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