Is there a role for opioids or marijuana for treating migraine and other primary headache disorders? We put the question to three prominent specialists: Mark Green, MD, of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City; Robert Shapiro, MD, PhD, of the University of Vermont in Burlington; and Elizabeth Loder, MD, chief of the Division of Headache and Pain of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Their verdict: opioids have a limited place but the evidence weighs against cannabis at least for now.

Here is a link to the article: JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY

These scientists argue, for good reasons against the use of narcotics for chronic migraine or vascular headaches, but are against the use of cannabis because:

PARAPHRASED: ‘there was an increased use of marijuana in patients with the worst headaches’.

Well, OF COURSE people with the worst headaches will be more likely to try ANY pain relief. My G-d, Migraines are one of the few indications specifically mentioned in Proposition 215.

When will these pseudo-scientists stop their nonsense. This is the worst example of bad science I have seen in a long time and it is reported in “Neurology”. Shame on you!

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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