Studied have shown low-dose naltrexone (LDN) to be effective in helping treat a wide variety of medical conditions, including chronic pain, multiple sclerosis, autoimmune diseases, cancer, certain gastrointestinal conditions, AIDS, autism, and more. This page highlights various educational resources that explore low-dose naltrexone (LDN) and its many uses.
Book Review – The LDN Book
Linda Elsegood’s personal success story tells how using LDN to treat her multiple sclerosis restored her quality of life and gave her hope for the future. Now she is working to help others learn about LDN and promote further research into how it may be used to treat a variety of diseases. This book consists of chapters written by practitioners who have become experts in the use of LDN.
LDN and Addiction Treatment
Dr. Paolo Mannelli researched LDN and concluded it is effective in decreasing alcohol use after narcotic withdrawal treatment. It also improved the effectiveness of the narcotic treatment program itself. Additionally, he found that the use of LDN, in conjunction with narcotic withdrawal treatment, reduced tobacco consumption while improving treatment outcomes.
LDN and Chronic Pain
Low-dose naltrexone (LDN) has been used to treat a variety of medical illnesses including cancer, certain gastrointestinal conditions, AIDS, autism and more. Can LDN also be helpful in treating chronic pain?
LDN: Treating Pain, Autoimmune Disorders, Cancer, and More
The late Dr. Bernard Bihari discovered and developed the use of LDN in the mid-1980s while practicing internal medicine. Dr. Bihari and his colleagues discovered that LDN not only helps people with autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis (MS), it also seems to be beneficial as an adjunct treatment for certain types of cancer.