How Does Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) Work?
LDN works in several ways. It blocks the opioid receptor in the body for 3-4 hours. This leads to the body increasing the number of it is own opioid molecules (endorphins). This increase in endorphins leads to several benefits.
- The opioid receptors become more sensitive to the endorphins
- The number of opioid receptors to bind more endorphins
- Endorphin production increases
These changes lead to many beneficial changes:
- Inflammatory chemicals decrease
- Natural Killer cells increase
- th1/th2 balance
- Reduces inflammation in the microglia in the brain
- Wound healing improves
- The gi lining heals
Conditions that can be treated:
- Hasimoto’s disease
- Crohn’s disease
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Git disorders
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- And More
You will not be able to take narcotics while taking Low Dose Naltrexone. You will need to be on the medicine at least for 6 month.