Been doing the diet now for 5 weeks- and fantastic too - still not good but better...really keen on getting onto LDN - I am in Adelaide trying to find a GP that will prescribe it - any suggestions anyone???
Julie wrote: I have been taking LDN for about 10 months now and I would heartily recommend it!
Although I know that George's diet , which I started 3 years ago, has 'got rid of' most of my symptoms (hand tremors, eyesight problems, balance problems, fatigue etc.) the two things that the diet *didn't* have so much effect on (for me) were foot drop and bladder issues. Both of these have been helped considerably by LDN and *completely* in the case of footdrop, which I never experience any more!
The bottom line is, I know how helpful the Swank/Jelinek diet can be, because I tried this first and I attribute most of my recovery to this. However, the LDN is a useful 'add-on' which has no side-effects and it improves things even more - I wouldn't be without it now! Interestingly, you *can* take LDN in the morning - it doesn't have to be at night - and this suits me much better (no insomnia at all now). The reason I know this is that I attended a conference in Birmingham last autumn (Tom Gilhooly, Bob Lawrence and Linda Elsegood were there). At the conference the mechanism of action of LDN was discussed in detail, and as well as the endorphin effect, we were told that it also binds to TOLL-like receptors, which is how it regulates the immune system.