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I am taking half doses of my hydro cortisone (10mg when broken in half) AND LDN 4.5 at night (also 60 mg Armour). When I started these drugs over 2 years ago I was very sick with a volley ball of migrating pain that i took 12 advil a day for (finally diagnosed as "my very own autoimmune disease). I also have psoriasis. For the last year I have taken no more than 2 advil a day, have a VERY healthy lifestyle that includes good eating, juicing, far infra red sauna, exercise, etc, so I am doing well, except... Starting last summer my psoriasis started and still is getting worse and starting in Nov last year a very good sleep pattern changed. I had the flu this week and never took any supplements because i was in bed and a bit nauseous and really didn't think about it (believe me, when I was in all that pain I would have never skipped a pill). Long story short...my long term goal has been to eventually get off the LDN and the hydro cortisone. I come to read some things about them disrupting sleep and perhaps an existing immune problem being exacerbated. I slept great those days and yesterday took everything again and did not sleep as well. Is it ok to half my dose of hydrocortisone for a few weeks and then come off it? Also, with LDN, if it is still keeping my pain down, can I lighten the dose as I am not in as much pain (it was not a miracle when I started, but it did seem to help some). Perhaps I don't need as much? If i go off it and the pain returns, can I go back on? Not having good sleep in a health hazard too. We have talked with so many doctors, I am hoping you will have some good advice...thank you. my email is:[email protected]
When coming off hydra cortisone, should i go to 1/4 dose after the 1/2? How long should I do this?
When coming off Ldn, should i do my 4.5 every other night or half doses every day? How long should I do this?
Would it help my sleep if I take it earlier than the prescribed 9pm??
I have been told by one pharmacist that coming of Ldn may make it not work if the pain comes back. Do you find that to be true?
Is it possible that LDN or HCortisone is increasing my psoriasis issue?
It has never been this bad and I have had it for 50 years.
While I have you....do you have any recommendations for psoriasis?:-)
Thank you again. I will finish soon, but I was wondering if I can come back to this conversation if I have another question or two come up during this time. Is there a time limit?
2 more QUICK questions.
How longs should I take 3mg LDN before I stop all together (btw, I am halving the 4.5 right now until I get a new perscription. Is this ok?)
Is it okay to take a half dose (.25mg tab split) of triazolam to help me sleep until i am off ldn? Does it effect ldn?