Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for July, 2015

“THE SCIENTIST”…..THE STORY OF DR. RAPHAEL MECHOULAM, THE FATHER OF CANNABIS

July 28, 2015
Allan Frankel, MD
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WHERE DID ALL THE CANNABIS OIL GO?

July 27, 2015
Allan Frankel, MD

When any form of cannabis oil extraction is performed, the theory is simply separating the plant material from the “medicinal oil”. Whether done by CO2 extraction, butane, alcohol, etc, an average typical extraction obtains an oil that is similar to…

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MOLECULAR VS WHOLE PLANT CBD …WP-CBD??

July 26, 2015
Allan Frankel, MD

When I advise a patient to take, say, 10 mg of CBD, they can dose out exactly 10 mg of CBD. However, it is much more than just CBD. As I have discussed many times, Whole Plant CBD/THC, contains hundreds…

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CANNABIS HELPS WITH MUCH MORE THAN MEDIA COVERED CANCER AND SEIZURES

July 19, 2015
Allan Frankel, MD

I would estimate that 1/3 of my patients have dramatically serious issues with cancer or seizures. The balance of my patients come in with issues of the “walking wounded”. No huge drama. No huge press coverage. At the same time…

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FEELING AWESOME IS THE NEW “HIGH” FOR SOME PATIENTS

July 10, 2015
Allan Frankel, MD

Another way of saying this, if you enjoy smoking or vaping THC, consider vaping a 1:1 CBD:THC flower or oil. For chronic THC users, the feeling of getting “high” becomes more and more elusive. This is due to our down-regulating…

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