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rickcrohns
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   Posted 6/3/2012 8:45 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi, I am new so I hope I am following the rules for posting a question. I have had crohn's since 1984 and have managed my IBD with diet and alternative methods for the past 6 years  due to doctor approved methods  no longer work for me. I recently found out about LDN (low dose Naltrexone) and am wondering if there is anyone out there with Crohn's or Colitis who has tried this sucessfully? I hope the diet I am on continues to work but still would like to gather as much information as possible on alternative treatments. I have several questions and hope to find someone that is familiar with this. Thank you.

IamCurious
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   Posted 6/3/2012 8:59 AM (GMT -7)   
There are dozens of posts about diet and LDN here and on the ulcerative colitis forum. You cannot miss them if you scroll down a little.

www.healingwell.com/community/default.aspx?f=38&m=2431881
Male/60 DX ulcerative colitis Feb08, or maybe Crohn's colitis.
No Meds, allergic to Mesalamine. Remission since Mar10. Psyllium seed mixed with VSL3 is very helpful. Food journal instead of SCD.

Lots of fruit & vegetables (but no plums, kale, or carrots), no soda, no gluten, no HFCS, no xylitol or sorbitol, no trans fat, no shellfish, few processed foods, no carrageenan.
Probiotics, fish oil, multivitamin, extra D3, K2, high gamma E, phos choline, magnesium, boswellia, curcumin, glutamine.
Nature created all of the locks, therefore Nature has all of the keys

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pmedic
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   Posted 6/3/2012 4:24 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Rick! Welcome to to Hw! I have never tried LDN yet but it is on my list of things to try eventually. There are many members that are on LDN and I am sure someone will be along soon but until then, maybe you can scroll through posts that Roni suggested and ask a few questions on the UC forum also.

Congrats on being able to manage your disease using natural methods. I do a little of everything but my ultimate goal is to one day be able to manage without pharmaceuticals.

Take care!
Dx:Ulcerative Colitis March 2008
Dx: Crohns May 2008
Avascular necrosis bilateral knees from Prednisone. Surgery on left knee was Oct 2011,
No colon surgeries yet but I am desperately trying to keep my colon.
8 blood transfusions, SVT due to low H&H, Anxiety during new medication injections due to past reactions.
Currently on Lialda, Ambien, xanax(prn) D3, probiotic, Rowasa, B12, fish oi

InSoFla
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   Posted 6/3/2012 5:00 PM (GMT -7)   
Rick,
 
Welcome to the forum.
 
I recently found out about LDN (low dose Naltrexone) and am wondering if there is anyone out there with Crohn's or Colitis who has tried this sucessfully?
 
You asked about LDN.
 
Yes, I have been in remission due to LDN, diet modifications, and certain supplements.
If you'd like to know what worked for me, you can check out my sig.
 
 
Rx meds didn't help me. But 4.5 mg LDN +Paleo diet +supplements=REMISSION.Protein shakes w/almond milk,Maca powder,L-Glutamine,D-Ribose,chia seeds.VSL#3,K2,VIt. D3,slippery elm bark powder.For more info,my protocol is the 11th post at this link: http://www.healingwell.com/community/default.aspx?f=38&m=1666318
If you have any questions, you can find my email address at my profile.
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