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Overview of Multiple Systems Atrophy (Shy-Drager syndrome)
A degenerative neural disease with no known cure. Noted for rapid progression of Parkinson's and ALS-like
symptoms. Possibly related to pesticide exposure.
Complimentary and alternative treatments for multiple systems atrophy that are considered below include:
Low Dose Naltrexone
Hypotheses regarding Multiple Systems Atrophy (Shy-Drager syndrome)
Naturopathic, Complimentary and Alternative Treatments
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
According to the Low Dose Naltrexone home page [LDN], LDN has been seen to benefit
many different neurodegenerative diseases associated with autoimmune processes, including
Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's Disease.
Although Dr. Weyrich is not aware of any reports of treating multiple systems atrophy using
LDN, Dr. Weyrich speculates that multiple systems atrophy may also respond to LDN.
Dr. Weyrich has been trained in the use of Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN).
However, Dr. Weyrich has not treated any cases of multiple systems atrophy