Category: Psoriatic Arthritis

Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)

Naltrexone is a medicine that antagonizes/blocks various opioid receptors on cells. Naltrexone belongs to a family of opioid like compounds called endorphins. In large doses, it has been used to treat alcohol and opioid dependency. The immune system is regulated by endorphins such as naltrexone. Naltrexone used in low doses balances the immune system. Immune ...

Gardener’s Joints Need Love Too

There’s two components to osteoarthritis joint pain. First, is degeneration of the cartilage between the bones and joints and the laxity of the ligaments surrounding the joint. Second, there is an inflammatory component and this causes pain, swelling and deformity. The inflammation is due to hyper-reactivity of the immune system responding to the degenerative changes at ...