Nutritional Influences on Diseases

Nutritional Influences on Diseases

“Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food”. Nutrition plays a big part on the body. Without the right nutrition, the body will not be able to function well and succumb to diseases easily. Learn more about Nutraceuticals, Nutrigenomics and many more insightful health information from...

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Eye Problems in Cats

Eye Problems in Cats

The most common disorder in cats is runny eyes. Infectious organisms such as the flu viruses or chlamydia cause conjunctivitis, an inflammation of the membranes lining the eyelids. This results in a discharge which is either watery and runny or thick and a greenish-yellow color. Occasionally a runny eye is...

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Lyme Disease in Dogs

Lyme Disease in Dogs

Yes, Lyme Disease doesn’t just occur in humans, but in dogs as well. However, diagnosing the ailment in pets is harder than it is in humans. The bacteria could be in your pooch for several months without displaying any signs of it. A rash, the first symptom of the disease...

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Is Sugar Bad for You?

Is Sugar Bad for You?

Dr Raymond Francis is a professional with 72 years of experience in the Medical Field. After his experience and exposure to diseases, he shared medical insight on how to avoid diseases during this interview. Video Credits: Dr Raymond Francis and WREX

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The Dangers of Cushing’s Disease in Dogs

The Dangers of Cushing’s Disease in Dogs

Dog diseases are fairly easy to detect because of the symptoms they display. Every disease corresponds with many symptoms, often being confused as another ailment until it has been properly diagnosed. As your pet ages, every pet owner can expect changes to take place, such as the pet becoming less...

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What is Limb Paralysis?

What is Limb Paralysis?

Limb paralysis is a very common condition in dogs which can occur in both fore leg and hind leg. However it is more common in hind legs. Various reasons for hind limb paralysis are trauma due to accident, fall from height or fight among animals. Other common causes are old...

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Bladder Stones in Dogs

Bladder Stones in Dogs

Problems related to the bladder are common in Labrador Retrievers as well as other dog breeds. Urinary tract stone disease happens when urinary stone, medically referred to as urolith, forms as microscopic crystals precipitate in the urinary system. This stone may vary in size and number as they form in...

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How to Deal with a Sick Rat?

How to Deal with a Sick Rat?

We all hope it doesn’t happen, but no matter how much of a good rat owner you are, there will be a time when you find yourself nursing a sick rat. Quarantine The first decision to make is whether you are going to move your sick rat into another isolation...

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Dealing with Dog Arthritis

Dealing with Dog Arthritis

Ever wonder why your dog has been becoming less active or yelping as it walks? A possible cause of that is Canine Arthritis. It was bad enough that it could happen to us people, now it’s happening to our pets as well. It’s happening now as you read this article,...

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Is Acupuncture effective?

Is Acupuncture effective?

A Sydney veterinary surgeon, is using acupuncture to enable paralysed dogs to walk again. Mr Ly, a Saigon-born Chinese who completed his training in Singapore, is the only vet in Sydney using acupuncture. “I use acupuncture on animals only after all other treatments have failed, and the results so far...

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