Dr. Frankel's Journal

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HORMONALLY SENSITIVE BREAST CANCER & THC

July 28, 2017
Allan Frankel, MD

Does THC increase estrogen levels or sensitivity, potentially worsening hormonally sensitive breast cancer? Individuals diagnosed with a hormonally sensitive breast cancer will most likely receive some form of estrogen blocker, possibly in conjunction with other therapies or procedures. If they…

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THOUGHTS ON OUR COUNTRY’S NARCOTIC PROBLEMS

July 21, 2017
Allan Frankel, MD

I was recently listening to a radio show on our nation’s opiate nightmare. While they had many suggestions for dealing with the crisis, I waited for them to discuss using cannabis as a therapy for narcotic problems. That topic never…

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NOW HIRING: PHYSICIAN TO JOIN GREENBRIDGE MEDICAL

July 6, 2017
Allan Frankel, MD

I established GreenBridge Medical, Inc. in 2007 to provide the highest quality medical treatment to patients suffering from multiple chronic and serious medical conditions. At that time, my 27 years experience as an internal medical practitioner provided me with extensive…

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NEUROSCIENCE: THE STUDY AND APPLICATION OF CANNABIS MEDICINES

June 26, 2017
Allan Frankel, MD

The beginning of neuroscience is considered to have started around 1700BC when the first writings making reference to the brain occurred. This early reference has developed into the 17 branches of modern neuroscience studies. The first cannabinoid was isolated in…

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A THANKFUL MYASTHENIA GRAVIS PATIENT

May 23, 2017
Allan Frankel, MD

We recently received the following note from a patient suffering from Myasthenia Gravis who has seen improvement of her symptoms after beginning a regimen of CBD and THC-A: In February of 2016 my life was gravely altered when all of the pieces of…

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CBD, MOOD DISORDERS AND A GRATEFUL FAMILY

May 12, 2017
Allan Frankel, MD

With many of the patients we see, their treatment and/or recovery becomes a full-family effort. The following is a note we recently received from the parent of a patient suffering from bipolar disorder: Dear Dr. Frankel, This letter is being written…

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DIABETES: MORE THAN BLOOD SUGAR

March 28, 2017
Allan Frankel, MD

On Diabetes Alert Day it is fitting to discuss not only attempts at managing the disease, but also contributing factors and other conditions related to the disease. For some time I have been recommending whole plant cannabis CBD for patients with…

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DR. FRANKEL IN HUFFINGTON POST

March 1, 2017
Allan Frankel, MD

“Can CBD curb your appetite? Quash anxiety? Protect your heart and brain? Anecdotal evidence for these and other health benefits has created a surge, a potential tsunami of demand for CBD products.” Click here to read the full Huffington Post article…

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PTSD: BEYOND THE MILITARY

January 12, 2017
Allan Frankel, MD

When most of us think of PTSD, our first thought is of military members injured or traumatized in the battlefield. But, PTSD includes individuals that are assault victims, involved in accidents, witnessed traumatic events and even experienced holiday stress. It has…

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CANNABIS FOR CANCER ASAP

January 3, 2017
Allan Frankel, MD

Over the years I have written many articles about cannabis cancer therapies. There is growing evidence medical cannabis is effective in helping patients manage certain types of cancers at various stages, in conjunction with and as an alternative to traditional…

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