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Is it a wonder drug or snake oil? (LDN)

Discussion in 'Other: Methylation; B12; Glutathione; GcMAF' started by Snowdrop, Nov 28, 2018.

  1. Pechius

    Pechius Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I think LDN is incredibly overhyped. I'm not denying that it helps some people. At the very least I would advise anyone not to visit any FB groups, because most of them are cult like. If LDN didn't help, you're doing it wrong. Almost like the BPS crowd.

    I had a very negative experience with LDN, at first it made me feel better, but then a few days later I had the worst orthostatic intolerance EVER. I couldn't stand for more than a mimute due to extreme head pressure. Fortunately, it went away after a few weeks.
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  2. andypants

    andypants Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I agree it's hyped and some FB groups are better left alone. However for those of us lucky enough to get an effect it is a sort of wonder drug. It takes away so much of the pain and discomfort I live with every day.

    I'm sorry it didn't work for you, Pechius :( Interesting that we seem to have had the exact opposite response to it. You first better then worse, and me first worse then better.

    Edited to finish post that I posted too soon because... ME.
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  3. obeat

    obeat Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I started candesartan for hypertension a few months ago. I had 4 migraines a week. Since starting candesartan, I've had one migraine. It is used off label for migraine but I did some research. Candesartan also works on TLR4 as does LDN. It hasn't improved other symptoms. Angiotensin receptor blockers are being studied for reducing neuroinflammation.
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  4. perchance dreamer

    perchance dreamer Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Transdermal LDN helps my sleep. My doctor likes LDN for neuroinflammation.
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  5. rel8ted

    rel8ted Established Member (Voting Rights)

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    Same in the US & the price depended on where it was being shipped. I was unable to afford the LDN.
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  6. hinterland

    hinterland Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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  7. Metabolically challenged

    Metabolically challenged Established Member

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    Hello. I have read that LDN is available for about $36 for 30 pills from a compounding pharmacy in Aurora, Illinois (USA). The pharmacy is called The Compounder. I just went to their website, and they claim an A-plus rating with the Better Business Bureau. https://thecompounder.com/
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