Low-Dose Naltrexone (LDN) Doctor in Wesley Chapel, FL
RejuvaMed offers LDN prescription if you have chronic pain, inflammation, autoimmune disease, or other medical conditions. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.
Quick facts about Low Dose Naltrexon
- Safe and effective non-addictive, non-narcotic medication
- Prescribed for over 40 years with outstanding safety record
- Naltrexone Dosages below 10mg/day are considered “Low Dose” (LDN)
- Helps a variety of inflammatory and painful disorders
- Used to treat autoimmune diseases & viral infections since 1985
Naltrexone was discovered at Penn State University’s Hershey Medical Center by a scientist Dr. Ian Zagon and his team in 1980. However, Low-Dose Naltrexone was not first used for treating pain and inflammation until 1990. Dr. Bihari discovered the effects of using a low dose of Naltrexone for chronic pain and inflammation. As of September 2016, patients worldwide can enjoy the benefits that Low-Dose Naltrexone treatments offer!
Chronic pain is the main cause that Low-Dose Naltrexone treatments are offered. However, chronic pain can also have a number of other causes including illness, disease, and inflammation. Inflammation plays a significant role in several pain-causing chronic diseases including rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Low-Dose Naltrexone treatment offered at RejuvaMed offers the ability to help fight against these chronic pain causes and inflammation.
What is Low-Dose Naltrexone (LDN)?
Low-Dose Naltrexone (LDN) is a safe, and inexpensive drug that helps to regulate a dysfunctional immune system as well as help to manage pain and inflammation. Low-Dose Naltrexone (LDN) works in the brain by reducing pro-inflammatory chemicals called cytokines, which are known to inflame and sensitize various tissues that may cause pain. By helping to down-regulate inflammation in our patients’ nervous system, it helps to reduce pain, improves fatigue, sleep, and mood as well as physical function.
Chronic pain is becoming more known and is a serious medical condition affecting many worldwide. Low-Dose Naltrexone offers off-brand therapy with what many patients look for: low risk, low side effects, low dosage, and low cost.
Low-Dose Naltrexone is commonly administered orally, in a capsule form. Depending on the conditions our patients are suffering from, naltrexone can be compounded into a cream, troche, or even a liquid.
How can low dose naltrexone help me?
What’s great about low dose naltrexone is that it can treat a wide variety of medical conditions.
Low-Dose Naltrexone (LDN) helps to reduce pain and fights inflammation. It is mainly used to treat issues like cancers, autoimmune diseases, chronic pain, and mental health issues. Treatment with Low-Dose Naltrexone is constantly evolving, with new conditions and methods of treatment being shared regularly.
Here are some of the many conditions where Low Dose Naltrexone can benefit you:
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
- Gastrointestinal Tract Diseases
- Skin Conditions
- Other Diseases
How long does LDN take to work?
Patients have noticed during the Low-Dose Naltrexone treatment, that it can take a few weeks or even up to a couple of months before seeing improvements. During the early treatment process of taking the medication, the dosage may often increase gradually depending on the patient’s issues.
Does naltrexone require a prescription?
Low-Dose Naltrexone requires a prescription from a licensed medical practitioner like at RejuvaMed. Our top medical doctors at RejuvaMed offer a high standard of excellence and offer compassion, as well as a comfortable atmosphere. Our doctors want to help to work with you to prevent your disease from causing you more pain. Our Low-Dose Naltrexone treatment can also work hand in hand with other services we offer including treatment of chronic fatigue, headache, stress disorders, and fibromyalgia as well as autoimmune and inflammatory disorders.
Is LDN covered by my insurance?
While Low-Dose Naltrexone is usually not covered with most insurance plans, however, check with your insurance provider for more information. Low-Dose Naltrexone is a low-cost medication, making it a more affordable option for many patients dealing with pain and inflammation.
Contact us today!
Our team is here to support and provide you with the guidance you need during your Low-Dose Naltrexone treatment. If you are interested in changing your life and no longer living with pain and inflammation, call us or book an appointment today!
We serve patients from Wesley Chapel FL, Land o Lakes FL, Lutz FL, New Tampa FL, Tampa Palms FL, Zephyrhills FL, San Antonio FL, Dade City FL, Tampa FL, and surrounding areas.