GASTRITIS AND CANNABIDIOL

I have had a few patients with various acid related conditions and I have had mixed luck in treating them. However, I have seen now two gastritis patients who did respond to modest doses of CBD orally.

The newer generations of anti-acids (Nexium, Prilosec) share a significant risk of accelerating osteoporosis and many patients are becoming more hesitant using them daily. Short term or intermittent use is probably pretty safe.

Regardless, having some evidence that CBD can block acid secretion mediated by Acetylcholine and the vagal nerve, makes me want to treat Acid related conditions more aggressively with CBD.

Here are a couple of references

ACID AND CBD

Cannabinoids and the gastrointestinal tract — PERTWEE 48 (6): 859 — Gut

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Allan Frankel, MD Dr Allan Frankel is one of the few physicians in the US who truly understands Cannabis as a medicine. All treatments suggested have been well studied. Every patient seen by Dr Frankel is given a personally created Treatment Plan created with the patient's specific issues defined. Plant medicine requires "tuning" of the dosing. Dr Frankel works with his patients thru a messaging portal. The use of this portal, allows quick and simple follow up contact with Dr Frankel. Patients are not charged for these messages, as this is how Dr Frankel has learned what he has learned. Follow up appointments in person or by phone/video are also available when needed

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