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The Top 7 Causes Of Inflammation (and how to treat them naturally)

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NFLAMMATION IS A NORMAL healing repair process in its acute form but chronic inflammation is a whole other ball game and can lead to all sorts OF health problems for your dog. And when it comes to autoimmune diseases inflammation is at the root of all of these. So whether you are aware that your dog is suffering from some type of health problem related to inflammation or you have no idea, today I wanted to look at the top 7 causes of inflammation for our pets and more importantly, some ways to treat these naturally, so stay tuned to learn more


So let’s dive right in and look at the top7 causes of inflammation. No 1 Gut inflammation- what does this look like in your dog? It might be something like the autoimmune inflammatory bowel disease or other gut inflammation such as gastritis, irritable bowel, constipation or similar. Usually it will be food that is triggering this- this might be foods high in omega 6 fatty acids like vegetable oils often found in kibbles, too much chicken or another food sensitivity. But it could also be antibiotics and steroids even if your dog has only had one round of these drugs?? Both of these can lead to damaged gut flora which in turn will cause the gut to be inflamed. This can lead to leaky gut, poor absorption, further allergies and other autoimmune problems, other infections and more wide reaching health problems base around inflammation. Did you know that cabbage is one of the best gut foods especially if it is fermented as in sauerkraut so if your dog has gut inflammation consider starting to add very small amount s of this fermented veggie to the diet. Start slowly as it can cause some gas and bloating initially due to the fibre within the cabbage. Fermenting cabbage makes it much easier to digest. And if cabbage doesn’t suit your dog, another thing to consider is wheatgrass powder. While wheat does contain gluten, wheatgrass does not . Being rich in chlorophyll plus other nutrients if healing on the internal mucous membrane. It cools and heals these tissues. Finally for gut healing zinc in the form of l carnosine is very helpful to heal gut tissues especially where ulceration has occurred. Zinc is well known to help heal mucous membranes and in this form it can stop the irritation and ulceration associated with inflammation. Dose for this form of zinc varies from 30-60mg 1-2 times daily but please feel free to contact me for more specific doses for your dog. WATCH THE VIDEO TO LEARN MORE!!




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