Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for February, 2015

GMO CANNABIS IS HERE.

February 15, 2015
Allan Frankel, MD

2 1/2 years ago, I wrote a blog: http://www.greenbridgemed.com/2012/07/08/please-get-our-facts-straight-there-is-no-gmo-cannabis/ I stated that GMO has a very scary future but was NOT the explanation for the early wide CBD:THC ratio strains that first appeared at this time. There were folks claiming…

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POP WARNER FOOTBALL, CHILDHOOD BRAIN TRAUMA AND CANNABIDIOL

February 13, 2015
Allan Frankel, MD

As I thought about the NFL using CBD to minimize brain trauma, I thought next about the fact that one of my sons played Pac-10 and high school football. As he was my son, he was a kicker and not…

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BRAIN INJURY, MEMORY LOSS AND CANNABIDIOL

February 13, 2015
Allan Frankel, MD

There are dozens of articles in the literature showing brain or neuro-protection of CBD. I believe there is no question that the data strongly suggests that CBD is both a protective agent as well as a healing agent. I don’t…

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IF AT FIRST YOU DON’T SUCCEED………

February 11, 2015
Allan Frankel, MD

I expect my patients to call me after one week of therapy. They are asked to call earlier if they have any concerns. So, I say I EXPECT my patients to call me back for multiple reasons: 1. I want…

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RECTAL ABSORPTION OF CANNABINOIDS.

February 10, 2015
Allan Frankel, MD

6/14/2016: UPDATED INFORMATION AND MULTIPLE BLOGS I HAVE SINCE WRITTEN SHOW THAT WHOLE PLANT CANNABIS IS NOT RECTALLY ABSORBED. THC CAN BE RECTALLY ABSORBED BUT ONLY IF BONDED TO A SEPARATE MOLECULE, SUCH AS HEMI-SUCCINATE. MANY PATIENTS USE HIGH DOSES OF…

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