Dr. Weyrich's Naturopathic Functional Medicine Notebook is a collection of information on topics of interest to Dr. Weyrich that may be of interest to the world wide audience. Due to limitations of time, not all information that Dr. Weyrich knows or would like to further research is published here. Dr. Weyrich welcomes financial contributions to support specific research topics, as well as copies of non-free access journal articles for him to review on a topic. Constructive criticism is also welcome.


Overview of Glioblastoma Multiforme (Brain Cancer)

This web page discusses glioblastoma (brain cancer), which may or may not have the same mechanism as breast and prostate cancer.

Please see Cancer Overview for general information that is common to all forms of cancer.

Dr. Weyrich is not an expert in the treatment of cancer, but does offer supportive therapies to reduce pain and nausea, mitigate the side effects, and to generally boost the immune system.

Complimentary and alternative treatments for glioblastomas that are considered below include:

  • Low Dose Naltrexone

Treatment of Glioblastoma Multiforme (Brain Cancer)

Please see conventional, complimentary and alternative medical treatments for important background information regarding the different types of medical treatments discussed below.

Naturopathic, Complimentary and Alternative Treatments

Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)

According to the Low Dose Naltrexone home page [LDN], LDN has been seen to benefit glioblastoma. Dr. Weyrich has been trained in the use of Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN). However, Dr. Weyrich has not treated any cases of glioblastoma with LDN.

Please see What is Low Dose Naltrexone? for more information.


References for Glioblastoma Multiforme (Brain Cancer)