Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for January, 2016

CBD, THC AND THC-A ALL EFFECTIVE FOR TREATING SEIZURES

January 28, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

As many have heard, cannabidiol, the non “stony” molecule in Cannabis, is being used for many illnesses, the best known of which are seizure disorders. Millions of viewers watched Sunjay Gupta on CNN show how Charlotte Figi successfully stopped her…

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EXPERIMENTAL CANNABINOID-LIKE DERIVATIVE KILLS PATIENT IN FRANCE

January 19, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/france-clinical-trial-one-person-brain-dead-and-five-more-in-hospital-after-drug-testing-a6813791.html We’ve all noticed the recent news headline shown above from a clinical trial in France. First, let me be clear. The molecule that killed one patient and left several others in a coma, is a non-cannabis based molecule that acts…

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MULTIPLE CANNABIS MOLECULES HELP SEIZURES INCLUDING CBD, THC AND THC-ACID

January 15, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

As many have heard, cannabidiol, the non “psychoactive” molecule in Cannabis, is being used for many illnesses, the best known of which are seizure disorders. Millions of viewers watched Sunjay Gupta on CNN show how Charlotte Figi successfully stopped her…

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CANNABIDIOL AND GLIOBLASTOMAS

January 14, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

We are all looking for more evidence regarding the efficacy treating cancer with CBD and/or THC. There is a plethora of articles on the issue and particularly a lot of data with regard to treating Glioblastomas – a very challenging…

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ANOTHER PATIENT WITH CEREBRAL PALSY TREATED WITH CANNABIDIOL AND THC-ACID

January 12, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

I just met in follow-up with a 17 y/o male with Cerebral Palsy and his mother. For the past year or so, the young man was being treated with a wide range CBD:THC capsules. His spasticity and minor seizures were…

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CASUAL VS FOCUSED CANNABIS DOSING

January 6, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

As a physician, my education, training and experience is to treat illness with specific dosages of medications. Based on the results from such dosages, to adjust the dosage or medication as needed to achieve the best possible outcome for the…

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