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KPmXN8LXHf_zWhnvfIuFMZoefeo Dog Health Pedia: If Your Dog Suffer From Arthritis

Thursday, 29 December 2011

If Your Dog Suffer From Arthritis

If Your Dog Suffer From Arthritis
Dogs, like humans, suffer from degenerative diseases such as age. Arthritis affects dogs in the same way humans.
Unfortunately, it may be that your dog will not say if he was in pain.  
It's up to us as guardians responsible for the watchdogs of our signs of discomfort or pain.
Some evidence that the dog is comfortable being:
Loss of appetite.
Difficulty rising from a sitting or down.
Difficulty in walking.
Hard to go up or down the stairs.
If you suspect your dog may be suffering from arthritis, you should consult your veterinarian for an accurate diagnosis.  
There are other bone problems / municipalities that have similar symptoms.  
Once the diagnosis of a specific job with your veterinarian to develop a treatment plan designed for your dog.
There are medications to relieve pain and inflammation may be necessary.
I like to include changes in diet and add supplements to help my dog ​​is more comfortable and to continue their previous activities.
Since arthritis is a disease of inflammation, you can use herbs and diet to reduce inflammation. Vitamin C is the result of a natural anti-inflammatory.
Glucosamine sulfate and chondroitin sulfate can also be very effective in reducing the effects of arthritis.
You can add clover, yucca and garlic in the diet of your dog, the dog also helps to be more comfortable.
Acupuncture has been known to help the body strengthen the immune system and reduce inflammation. Acupuncture can help reduce pain by stimulating the release of endorphins. Signs of pain treatment and isolated from the nervous system to the brain.  
There are veterinary acupuncture good to take time to evaluate the individual dog and suggest herbs, diet and lifestyle change.
Chiropractic adjustments can also help relieve the pain of arthritis in dogs.
Dogs feel pain when they are exposed to common irritates the nerve endings in the joint.  
Can chiropractic adjustments to correct subluxations and adjust the joints helps to relieve pain.
Do not forget to make sure that the process is part of your daily routine!
Lack of exercise can create more pressure on the joints.
 Exercise to keep muscles that surround the strong and able to support the bones and joints.  
It will also help in the exercise of the bones are still strong.  
It will help prevent the practice of gaining weight appropriately.
If the dog is overweight joints will suffer for this!
Diet and exercise are the key to prevent and reduce symptoms of arthritis in dogs. 
 Work with a qualified team, including yourself, and your vet, veterinary acupuncture and veterinary chiropractic to ensure that the dog is receiving the most effective treatment to reduce the pain of arthritis.


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