Epilepsy

in Health Conditions

Symptoms:

  • Convulsions
  • Drooling
  • Urinating
  • Defecating
  • Confusion
  • Disorientation
  • Anxiety
  • Howling or vocalizing
  • Aggression

Causes

  • Food allergies/intolerances
  • Nutrient deficiencies
  • Anemia – Refer to Anemia Page
  • Low blood sugar/infrequent meals
  • Nutrient deficiencies
  • Nervousness/fear – Refer to Anxiety Page
  • Stress in the household or anxious owner
  • Vaccinosis
  • Viral or fungal infection

Treatment

Diet & Nutrition:

  • Identify and immediately eliminate all food allergies and intolerances. Common food problems include: wheat, corn, beef and chicken, however all foods should be suspect.
  • Feed meals two – three times per day and don’t allow your pet to get over-hungry.

Recommended Remedies – dosage as per labels:

  • Calm & Cool – Nerve relaxant, nerve tonic, soothes nervous irritability, anti-spasmodic
  • Calm-Aid – Fast acting relief for anxiety, nervousness and stress
  • Magnesium Citrate – Relaxant, anti-spasmodic, nerve nutrient, stress
  • Vitamin B12 – Brain and nerve nutrient, improves energy, metabolism
  • Iron-Up – Improves brain circulation and oxygen levels, immunity

Special Notes:

a)     Keep vaccines to an absolute minimum – there is increasing evidence that one to three annual vaccinations provide protection for a lifetime. Over-vaccination can damage the nervous system.

b)     Manage stress levels. Provide your dog-cat with a harmonious and happy environment.