Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for May, 2016

TYPE II DIABETES AND CANNABIDIOL

May 24, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

My first clinical experiences with Cannabidiol (CBD) and Type II Diabetes were generally with patients who were on Metformin. Within a couple of days of starting CBD the patients had a tendency to become hypoglycemic. After consultation with me and…

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REFERENCES REGARDING MYASTHENIA GRAVIS AND CANNABINOID EFFECTS ON ACETYLCHOLINESTERASE

May 18, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

At Greenbridge Medical, we have now just followed up with our 7th Myasthenia Gravis patient who, as the six previous, is now doing well. That means seven patients in a row who have been able to stop their Prednisone, Mestanon…

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CANNABIS FOR TREATMENT OF SEIZURE DISORDERS

May 17, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

Dr. Frankel discusses using cannabidiol (CBD) for treatment of seizure disorders and results from patients at GreenBridge controlling their seizures with CBD, THC & THC-A.

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NOW I HAVE HEARD IT ALL

May 11, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

I just hung up the phone with the wife of a patient. Her husband is quite elderly with severe total body arthritic pain. He was just admitted to a local hospital with a bowel impaction resulting from the opiates he…

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CBD DOSING BASICS

May 10, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

Dr. Frankel explains the essentials of dosing with CBD.

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USING CANNABIS IN THE TREATMENT OF MIGRAINES

May 5, 2016
melissa

Dr. Frankel discusses cannabis for Migraine treatment, including results from patients he has seen using CBD and THC.

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DO YOU REALLY WANT PURE CANNABIS MEDICINE?

May 5, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

I believe in general, when we use the term “pure”, it refers to a lack of contaminants. Often when plants are turned into pharmaceutical medicine, the final medicine is a “pure” single molecule. In theory, the reproducibility is the advantage as well as…

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