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Conditions

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The conditions that LDN could help with are listed below under categories as listed below.

Cardiac (heart) diseases

Chronic Pain

Dermatologic (skin) diseases

Ears, Nose, Sinus, Throat

Endocrine diseases

Gastrointestinal diseases

Hematologic/blood marrow disorders

Hepatology (Liver)

Immunology 

Infectious diseases

Malignancies/cancers

Neurologic diseases

Ocular (eye) diseases

Psychological disorders

Pulmonary (lung) diseases

Renal (kidney) and urologic diseases

Rheumatologic (arthritis and autoimmune) disorders

Sleep Disorders

Vasculitis

Woman's Health

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Cardiac (heart) diseases

  • Autoimmune cardiomyopathy
  • Dressler's syndrome
  • Kawasaki's disease
  • Polyarteritis nodosa
  • Pyoderma gangrenosum
  • Subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE)

Chronic Pain

  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/RSD

Dermatologic (skin) diseases

  • Alopecia areata
  • Anti-synthetase syndrome
  • Atopic allergy
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis
  • Autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura
  • Autoimmune urticaria
  • Bechet’s syndrome
  • Blau syndrome
  • Bullous pemphigoid
  • Cicatricial pemphigoid
  • Cutaneous leukocytoclastic angiitis
  • Dego's disease (thrombotic vasculopathy)
  • Dercum's disease
  • Dermatitis herpetiformis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis
  • Discoid lupus erythematosus
  • Eczema
  • Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita
  • Erythema nodosum
  • Essential mixed cryoglobulinemia
  • Hailey – Hailey Disease
  • Henoch-Schonlein purpura
  • Herpes gestationis
  • Kawasaki's disease
  • Lichen planus
  • Lichen sclerosus
  • Linear IgA disease
  • Majeed syndrome
  • Microscopic polyangiitis
  • Morphea Mucha-Habermann disease
  • Parry Romberg syndrome
  • Pemphigus Pemphigus vulgaris
  • POEMS syndrome
  • Psoriasis
  • Pyoderma gangrenosum
  • Schnitzler syndrome

Ears, Nose, Sinus, Throat

  • Autoimmune inner ear disease
  • Churg-Strauss syndrome
  • Cogan syndrome
  • Ménière's disease
  • Susac's syndrome

Endocrine diseases

  • Addison's disease
  • Autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome
  • Cushing's syndrome
  • Diabetes mellitus type 1
  • Graves' disease
  • Hashimoto's thyroiditis
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Hypopituitary or Secondary adrenal insufficiency
  • Hypothalamic Dysfunction
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Ord’s thyroiditis
  • POEMS syndrome
  • Schmidt syndrome
  • Thyroiditis

Gastrointestinal diseases

  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Autoimmune enteropathy
  • Autoimmune pancreatitis
  • Celiac disease
  • Churg-Strauss syndrome
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Eosinophilic gastroenteritis
  • Gastritis
  • Gastrointestinal pemphigoid
  • Lupoid hepatitis
  • Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
  • POEMS syndrome
  • Polyarteritis nodosa
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis
  • Pyoderma gangrenosum
  • Schnitzler syndrome
  • Ulcerative colitis

Hematologic/blood marrow disorders

  • Agammaglobulinemia
  • Antiphospholipid syndrome
  • Autoimmune aplastic anemia
  • Autoimmune hemolytic anemia
  • Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome
  • Castleman's disease – lymph node hyperplasia
  • Cold agglutinin disease
  • Evan's syndrome
  • Majeed syndrome
  • Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH)
  • Pernicious anaemia
  • Pure red cell aplasia
  • Pyoderma gangrenosum

Hepatology (Liver)

  • Hepatitis C

Immunology

  • Common Variable Immunodeficiency
  • Epstein Barr Virus
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Vitiligo

Infectious diseases

  • Complement component 2 deficiency – increase risk of infections
  • HIV
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia – leads to infections
  • Lyme Disease
  • PANDAS (Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with Streptococcal infections)
  • Sydenham chorea

Malignancies/cancers

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Carcinoid Colon & Rectal Cancer
  • Glioblastoma
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small Cell)
  • Lymphocytic Leukemia (chronic)
  • Lymphoma (Hodgkin's and Non-Hodgkin's)
  • Malignant Melanoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer (untreated)
  • Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Throat Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer

Neurologic diseases

  • Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis
  • Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Anti-mag IgM peripheral neuropathy
  • Autoimmune peripheral neuropathy
  • Bickerstaff's encephalitis
  • Charcot Marie Tooth syndrome
  • Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
  • Cranial arteritis
  • Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • Hashimoto's encephalitis
  • Idiopathic inflammatory demyelinating diseases
  • Inflammatory demyelinating polyneuopathy
  • Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome
  • Miller-Fisher syndrome
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Myalgic Encephalomyelitis
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Neuromyelitis optica
  • Neuromyotonia
  • Opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome
  • PANDAS (Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with Streptococcal infections)
  • Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Parry Romberg syndrome
  • Parsonage-Turner syndrome
  • Perivenous encephalomyelitis
  • POEMS syndrome
  • Polyarteritis nodosa
  • Progressive inflammatory neuropathy
  • Rasmussen's encephalitis
  • Restless leg syndrome
  • Stiff person syndrome
  • Susac's syndrome
  • Sydenham chorea
  • Tolosa-Hunt syndrome
  • Transverse myelitis

Ocular (eye) diseases

  • Autoimmune uveitis
  • Balo disease/Balo concentric sclerosis
  • Blau syndrome
  • Cogan syndrome
  • Kawasaki's disease
  • Miller-Fisher syndrome
  • Neuromyelitis optica
  • Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid
  • Opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome
  • Parry Romberg syndrome
  • Pars planitis
  • POEMS syndrome
  • Scleritis
  • Susac's syndrome
  • Sweet's syndrome
  • Sympathetic ophthalmia
  • Tolosa-Hunt syndrome
  • Vasculitis vitiligo

Psychological disorders

  • Anxiety
  • Depersonalization/Derealization Disorder (but not DID)
  • General Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Social Phobia
  • Trichotillomania
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
     

Pulmonary (lung) diseases

  • Anti-synthetase syndrome
  • Asthma Churg-Strauss syndrome
  • Emphysema
  • Fibrosing alveolitis
  • Goodpasture's syndrome
  • Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • POEMS syndrome
  • Pyoderma gangrenosum
  • Sarcoidosis

Renal (kidney) and urologic diseases

  • Anti-GBM/TBM Nephritis
  • Autoimmune Renal Neuropathy
  • Berger's disease - IgA nephropathy
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Goodpasture's syndrome
  • IgA nephropathy
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Microscopic polyangiitis
  • Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH)
  • POEMS syndrome

Rheumatologic (arthritis and autoimmune) disorders

  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Anti-synthetase syndrome
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)
  • Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis
  • Complement component 2 deficiency – increase risk of lupus
  • CREST syndrome
  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
  • Enthesitis-related arthritis
  • Eosinophilic fasciitis
  • Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressive
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Inclusion body myositis
  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis – Still’s disease
  • Lupus erythematosus
  • Majeed syndrome
  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
  • Morphea Myositis
  • Palindromic rheumatism
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Raynaud phenomenon
  • Reiter's syndrome
  • Relapsing polychondritis
  • Retroperitoneal fibrosis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Rheumatoid fever
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Schnitzler syndrome
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjögren's syndrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondyloarthropathy
  • Undifferentiated connective tissue disease
  • Undifferentiated spondyloarthropathy

Sleep Disorders

  • Sleep Issues

Vasculitis

  • Blau syndrome
  • Churg-Strauss syndrome
  • Essential mixed cryoglobulinemia
  • Giant cell arteritis
  • Kawasaki's disease
  • Leukocytoclastic vasculitis
  • Polyarteritis nodosa
  • Takayasu's arteritis
  • Temporal arteritis (also known as ""giant cell arteritis"")

Women's Health

  • Infertility
  • polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

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