6 FAQs About Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) for Bipolar Disorder
19 September 2022
Existing bipolar disorder treatments may not work for everyone, and some medications involve a number of side effects.
Low dose naltrexone (LDN) is a helpful adjunct therapy, in that it helps boost the effects of other drugs. Evidence suggests that changes in endorphin levels can contribute to episodes of both mania and depression. LDN may improve bipolar disorder symptoms because it boosts endorphin levels.
While research on LDN for bipolar disorder remains in the early stages, some emerging evidence suggests that it could help treat symptoms such as fatigue, sleep problems, and feelings of depression.