Heart Health

in Health Conditions

Symptoms:

  • Cough
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Shortness of breath
  • Panting
  • Fatigue
  • Weakness
  • Poor appetite
  • Poor motivation to play/run
  • Depression
  • Restlessness

Causes:

  • Diet
  • Obesity
  • Nutrient deficiencies
  • Anemia
  • Parasites – Refer to Parasite Page
  • Viral Infections – Refer to Immune Page
  • Leaky gut
  • Possible reaction to any supplement
  • tress and/or unhappy household

Treatment

Diet & Nutrition:

  • Eliminate all red meat – beef, bison, venison
  • Eliminate all organ meats and tripe
  • Emphasize fish and eggs for protein
  • Increase fibre with vegetables, fruit, and seeds
  • Identify and discontinue any supplements that they may be reacting to, especially nutraceuticals such as glucosamine, chondroitin, MSM
  • Use caution with seed/vegetable fish oil supplements – never give long-term

Recommended Remedies – dosage as per labels:

  • Kava’s Primrose Oil – Source of essential fatty acids, natural anti-inflammatory immunity, fatigue
  • Vitamin E, natural source – Strengthens heart muscle, improves circulation
  • Vitamin B6 – Heart nutrient, lowers homocysteine levels, depression
  • Vitamin B12 – Heart nutrient, lowers homocysteine levels, leaky gut, depression
  • Iron Up – Heart nutrient, increases energy and circulation; resists heart infections
  • Pro-Colon probiotics – Leaky gut, improved nutrient absorption, improves immunity
  • Para+Plus Tincture – Parasites, bacteria, yeast; general detoxifier

Special Notes:

a)     Control weight gain with regular exercise and blood sugar control – Refer to Diabetes Page

b)     Heart symptoms may be identified as the animal just aging – all pets, no matter what age they are can improve their quality of life