Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) – stop the lyme lies

What is LDN (low dose naltrexone) ?


Naltrexone is an FDA-approved opiate antagonist that has traditionally been used to wean alcoholics and opioid dependent drug users off the substances, but, in a low dose (referred to as “low dose naltrexone” which is approx. 1/10 the dose used for drug/alcohol rehabilitation), can boost the immune system — helping those with HIV/AIDS, cancer, autoimmune diseases, and central nervous system disorders.

Low dose naltrexone blocks the opiate receptor for about four hours which causes a rebound effect resulting in a dramatic increase in endogenous opiate production.

“Certain medications will work against the naltrexone such as Hydrocodone, Oxycodone, Oxymorphone and other opiate/opioid narcotics. These medications should not be taken while on Naltrexone, as nausea, vomiting, cold sweats, chills, and sometimes numbness in the limbs may occur. Naltrexone may also interfere or counteract both low and high doses of over-the-counter NSAID medications.”

Amazingly, LDN can reduce inflammation and oxidative stress, modulate the immune system, and even inhibit cancer cell proliferation.

LDN is generally used in doses ranging from 3-4.5 mg daily, but many people start at 1.4 mg and work their way up. People with multiple sclerosis (MS) and muscle spasticity tend to do better on a 3 mg dose than the standard 4.5 mg dose recommended for neurodegenerative disorders.

What conditions does LDN treat?


Cancers

Bladder Cancer
Breast Cancer
Carcinoid
Colon & Rectal Cancer
Glioblastoma
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer (Non-Small Cell)
Lymphocytic Leukemia (chronic)
Lymphoma (Hodgkin’s and Non-Hodgkin’s)
Malignant Melanoma
Multiple Myeloma
Neuroblastoma
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Prostate Cancer (untreated)
Renal Cell Carcinoma
Throat Cancer
Uterine Cancer

Neurodegenerative
ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
Alzheimer’s Disease
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Hereditary Spastic Paraparesis
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Parkinson’s Disease
Primary Lateral Sclerosis (PLS)
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
Transverse Myelitis

Other Autoimmune Diseases

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Behcet’s Disease
Celiac Disease
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
CREST syndrome
Crohn’s Disease
Dermatomyositis
Endometriosis
Fibromyalgia
Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
Nephrotic Syndrome
Pemphigoid
Psoriasis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Scleroderma
Sjogren’s Syndrome
Stiff Person Syndrome (SPS)
Systemic Lupus (SLE)
Ulcerative Colitis
Wegener’s Granulomatosis

Other Diseases
Common Colds (URI’s)
Emphysema (COPD)
HIV/AIDS
Lyme



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