Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for December, 2015

DOCTOR, WHAT IS THE DOSE OF MY CANNABIS MEDICINE

December 28, 2015
Allan Frankel, MD

With the current information age, it is very easy to find dosing information for any drug online. It is pretty easy to find most of these drugs online without prescriptions. Yet, “people” who are “patients”, generally don’t practice their own…

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WONDERFUL LETTER FROM MOMMY OF A CHILD WITH SEIZURES USING CBD(CANNABIDIOL)

December 23, 2015
Allan Frankel, MD

I love these letters. Our baby girl was diagnosed with epilepsy when she was just 6 months old in 2007.  Since then, she has been on a myriad of anti-seizure drugs.  Each drug would work for 6 to 12 months…

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ADD, ADHD AND CBD

December 21, 2015
Allan Frankel, MD

Growing up in the 1950’s, I considered my friends and I to be average American kids. We enjoyed our days, at times we acted out and at times we were lazy, daydreaming or just interested in other things other than…

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LET’S HELP PREVENT CHEMOTHERAPY INDUCED NEUROPATHY WITH CBD/CANNABIDIOL

December 21, 2015
Allan Frankel, MD

On October 1, 2015, I wrote a blog suggesting we consider using Cannabidiol when administering neuro-toxic chemotherapy or for that matter, any neurotoxic drug. The goal, of course, is to take advantage of the neuro protective effects of CBD. As…

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CBD-A AND NAUSEA, A FOLLOW UP

December 14, 2015
Allan Frankel, MD

There is incredibly little information regarding CBD-A or CBD-Acid and nausea. I am certain in large part that is due to it being solely plant based molecule. I have had several personal communications in which CBD-A has been suggested as an…

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DYSPHAGIA OR SWALLOWING PROBLEMS AND THC-ACID

December 5, 2015
Allan Frankel, MD

I was just reading a message from a patient with a seizure disorder who came out of the hospital with swallowing issues. I am not certain what it is from at this point, but as none of their current medications…

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LOU GEHRIG’S DISEASE OR ALS, THC, CBD AND THC-ACID

December 4, 2015
Allan Frankel, MD

On October 29,2015 I posted an early report of therapy for a male with ALS. He had not moved either arm nor leg for six months. His speech was severely affected. When he would transfer from his wheelchair to the…

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