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By Linda Elsegood

Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) holds the aptitude to assist thousands of individuals being affected by a variety of autoimmune ailments and cancers, or even autism, power fatigue, and melancholy, locate reduction. Administered off-label in small day-by-day doses (0.5 to 4.5 mg), this ordinary drug is very reasonable and offers few recognized unwanted effects. So why has it languished in relative clinical obscurity?

The LDN Book explains the drug’s origins, its fundamental mechanism, and the most recent learn from working towards physicians and pharmacists as compiled by way of Linda Elsegood of The LDN study belief, the world’s biggest LDN charity association with over 19,000 participants around the globe. that includes ten chapters contributed by way of doctors on LDN’s efficacy and patient-friendly appendices, The LDN Book is a entire source for medical professionals, pharmacists, and sufferers who are looking to research extra approximately how LDN helps humans now, and a clarion demand additional study that can aid thousands more.

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These natural neuropeptides are called endorphins, and specifically in the case of opiate analgesic actions, beta-endorphins. They are synthesized in the brain in the anterior pituitary gland and are released in reaction to a variety of stimuli. The precursor protein to most endorphins is POMC (pro-opiomelanocortin). In normal physiological function, the hypothalamus secretes CRH (corcitrophin-releasing hormone) in response to stress on the physiological system. This in turn stimulates the pituitary to make POMC, which, as a large complex molecule, can be enzymatically broken up into neuropeptides such as the endorphins.

If this book can help change just one life for the better, I will see it as a success. Life should be for living, not just surviving! Linda Elsegood Founder, The LDN Research Trust Introduction I don’t remember the exact moment when I first decided to become a doctor (I have been practicing general internal medicine now for many years and have had my own solo practice for the last ten). My cousin tells me that it was my mother’s idea. My paternal grandfather was a doctor of internal medicine, and maybe my mother thought it would be nice if I continued the family tradition.

Dad, thank you for always supporting me, and for making me the person I am today! Contents Praise for The LDN Book Preface Introduction Chapter One: The History and Pharmacology of LDN by J. Stephen Dickson Chapter Two: Multiple Sclerosis and Lupus by Deanna Windham Chapter Three: Inflammatory Bowel Disease by Jill P. Smith and Leonard B. Weinstock Chapter Four: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia by Kent Holtorf Chapter Five: Thyroid Disorders by Kent Holtorf Chapter Six: Restless Legs Syndrome by Leonard B.

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