Best Treatment for Fibromyalgia

My regular readers know I’m a big fan of using low dose naltrexone for fibromyalgia. I recently had the opportunity to write about LDN and how it’s becoming an emerging fibromyalgia treatment for Pain News Network . The story includes interviews with Jarred Younger, the researcher who conducted the first two LDN/fibromyalgia studies at Stanford University (more studies are on the way!), and Linda Elsegood, founder of the LDN Research Trust. I’m reprinting the story here with Pain News Network’s permission. The pain in Janice Hollander’s legs was so excruciating that she wanted to cut them off . Diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 2013, she’d progressed through the normal litany of prescription drugs doled out by physicians – Lyrica, Cymbalta, gabapentin, muscle relaxers and narcotics – all without finding relief. Then she happened to catch an episode of the Dr. Oz Show where a guest discussed using low-dose naltrexone (LDN) as a treatment for chronic pain . A few days later, she convinced her doctor to write a prescription and took her first dose of LDN. “After about seven days, my pain lessened,” said Hollander of Michigan. “It lessened by 10 or 20 percent. That was huge! Even just that […]