Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for June, 2016

USING CANNABIS IN THE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC PAIN

June 22, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

Dr Allan Frankel discusses the use of cannabis in the treatment of chronic pain in two forms: skeletal and neuropathic chronic pain.

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CANNABIS: FOCUSED DOSING

June 15, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

Dr. Frankel discusses why focused dosing, accurate to the mg, helps achieve the best outcomes for patients. Focused dosing means the doctor, the patient and the dispensary all know what is in the medicine.

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CANNABIS FOR TREATMENT & PREVENTION OF TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES

June 8, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

Dr. Frankel discusses the use of cannabis in the prevention and treatment of traumatic brain injuries. There is substantial evidence that CBD will prevent the damage to your brain if you sustain an injury. Watch on our YouTube channel!

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MITOCHONDRIAL DISEASES, MYASTHENIA GRAVIS, ACETYLCHOLINE DEFICIENCIES AND CANNABINOID THERAPY

June 6, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

  Wow, a long title, but there is a connection between all these varied diseases, acetylcholine and cannabis therapy. In my 35 years of practice as an internal medical doctor, I have dealt with many patients suffering from various neuromuscular…

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MORE ON CBD PREVENTING NEUROTOXICITY OF CHEMOTHERAPY

June 2, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

I have previously written on Taxol, a common chemotherapy agent, and the neuropathy it produces. There are additional chemotherapy and non-chemotherapy drugs that also cause long term neuropathic pain. Often the neuropathic pain caused by these drugs becomes the worst…

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ANXIETY & INSOMNIA: USING CANNABIS FOR TREATMENT

June 1, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

Dr. Frankel discusses the correlation between anxiety and insomnia, and treatment with cannabis.

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