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Overview of Takayasu's Arteritis

Complimentary and alternative treatments for takayasu's arteritis that are considered below include:

  • Immune System Balancing
  • Low Dose Naltrexone

Treatment of Takayasu's Arteritis

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

Immune System Balancing

[McCulley2018, pg 61] reports that Takayasu's arteritisis an autoimmune disorder, and proposes an approach to treating this disease, which should be supervised by a properly trained medical professional. Dr. Weyrich has considerable interest in this topic, but has not treated any cases of Takayasu's arteritis with Immune System Balancing.

Please see What is Immune System Balancing? for more information.

Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)

[LdnResearchTrust_conditions] reports that Takayasu's arteritis is a condition that LDN could help. Dr. Weyrich has been trained in the use of Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN). However, Dr. Weyrich has not treated any cases of takayasu's arteritis with LDN.

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


References for Takayasu's Arteritis