Recent Blogs

WHILE CONSIDERING CHEMOTHERAPY…

Dr Frankel talks about chemotherapy, it's issues/side effects, and how cannabis can alleviate some of those issues, prevent others, and help enhance the effectiveness of the chemo. He uses a few patient cases to illustrate his approach.

Sep 2nd, 2019
DR MERCOLA INTERVIEWS DR ALLAN FRANKEL

Dr. Mercola interviews Dr. Frankel on many areas of medical cannabis. Topics discussed range from THCV, home growing, dabbing issues, Cannabis Hyperemesis, Myasthenia Gravis and the future of medical cannabis.

Nov 8th, 2019
EPIDIOLEX VERSUS WHOLE PLANT CANNABIS CBD

Dr Frankel has long been a proponent of using whole plant, cannabis derived CBD products and a recent case in which a patient had less effective results when switching to a prescribed CBD isolate further cemented his stance on what works best for patients

Oct 14th, 2019
CAN CANNABIS CAUSE ARTERIAL DAMAGE?

Dr Frankel gives his thoughts and counterpoints on the potential issue of cannabis causing arterial damage after some articles were recently circulating about this subject.

Oct 1st, 2019
POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF THC-V

Dr Frankel talks about his experience using THC-V for different medical issues, the initial results he has seen and his hope for more research to be done.

Sep 19th, 2019
OUTSTANDING RESULTS FOR SEVERE PAIN

Below is a recent testimonial from a long-term patient of mine. He survived a horrendous fall many years ago, and has endured severe, crippling, chronic pain. In his letter, he briefly describes his journey, progress, and success with consistently dosed

Aug 20th, 2019
CBD DOSING: WHEN IS LESS… MORE?

Dr Frankel talks about the differences in dosing single molecule CBD versus whole plant CBD. He also talks about potential health and drug interaction issues with taking high doses of single molecule CBD.

Aug 8th, 2019
DO I ADVISE CANNABIS FOR EVERY PATIENT?

Dr Frankel talks about if he always recommends cannabis to the patients he sees and brings up a specific case where he used his internal medicine and diagnostic skills to treat a patient without cannabis therapies.

Jul 26th, 2019
THC-A  AND MITOCHONDRIA

Dr Frankel talks about THC-A, conditions he is using it for and how it most likely has a very powerful relationship with our mitochondria.

Jun 28th, 2019
EVALUATING THE NEW HEMP CBD PRODUCTS

Dr Frankel discusses what "Whole Plant" means, a brief description of the various CBD extracts currently on the market and where he sees the future of new hemp CBD products going as strains are further developed.

Jun 3rd, 2019
THC, ESTROGEN LEVELS AND BREAST CANCER

There has been mentioned regarding potential risk of using THC for hormonally sensitive cancers. The article mentioned below I believe settles the issue

Feb 22nd, 2019
HEMP VERSION 2

Hemp and Cannabis are becoming more complex and it is critical to know the differences

Jan 20th, 2019
CANNABIS AND CANCER

This article covers the various aspects of cancer care involving the use of Medical Cannabis

Oct 31st, 2018
DRUG REHABILITATION AND CANNABIDIOL

Over the years, I have been surprised by how many patients with chronic pain using opiates have very little difficulty getting off their narcotics when we incorporate cannabis therapies.

Feb 27th, 2018
THC-V BENEFITTING NEUROPATHY

In November I wrote two articles on my early observations of patients using topical formulations containing THC-V.

Jan 24th, 2018
A THANKFUL MYASTHENIA GRAVIS PATIENT

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:

May 23rd, 2017
DIABETES: MORE THAN BLOOD SUGAR

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.

Mar 28th, 2017
PTSD: BEYOND THE MILITARY

When most of us think of PTSD, our first thought is of military members injured or traumatized in the battlefield.

Jan 12th, 2017
SCHEDULE I?, NOT ALWAYS

The DEA’s recent decision to continue to classify Cannabis as a Schedule I drug was not expected by many.

Aug 19th, 2016
CBD VS. CBD

At this time, there are three types of CBD available to patients.

Jul 20th, 2016
CANNABIS: FOCUSED DOSING

Dr. Frankel discusses why focused dosing, accurate to the mg, helps achieve the best outcomes for patients.

Jun 15th, 2016
TYPE II DIABETES AND CANNABIDIOL

My first clinical experiences with Cannabidiol (CBD) and Type II Diabetes were generally with patients who were on Metformin.

May 24th, 2016
CANNABIS FOR TREATMENT OF SEIZURE DISORDERS

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.

May 17th, 2016
CANNABIS DOSING

With the current information age, it is very easy to find dosing information for any drug online.

Mar 30th, 2016
CHEMOTHERAPY AND NEUROPATHIC PAIN

If your oncologist has suggested a group of chemotherapy agents in the “Taxol” group to treat your cancer, you may experience nerve pain or neuropathic pain during chemotherapy that possibly worsens over years.

Mar 22nd, 2016
ADD, ADHD AND CBD

Growing up in the 1950’s, I considered my friends and I to be average American kids.

Dec 21st, 2015
GREENBRIDGE MEDICAL REPORTS SUCCESSFUL TREATMENT W/ THC-A

While there is significant progress being made in the effort to legalize medical cannabis in United States, and internationally, recent treatment results have made us consider the following question – are we focusing on the wrong aspect of cannabis?

Nov 13th, 2015