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Animal IBD Aids Ashland OH

Treating any species conventionally for inflammatory bowel disease involves risks from medications that often fail to resolve the problem. Those caring for animals with chronic diarrhea, vomiting and malnutrition continue to seek alternatives. Fortunately, many methods offer reasonable safety and potential effectiveness.

Claremont Veterinary Clinic
(419) 289-0009
1826 Claremont Ave
Ashland, OH

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Akers Veterinary Hospital
(419) 756-4400
885 S Main St
Mansfield, OH

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Byland Animal Hospital
(419) 994-5515
529 Wooster Rd
Loudonville, OH

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Mairs' Veterinary Hospital
(330) 262-7921
389 W Liberty St
Wooster, OH

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Animal Care Unlimited
(614) 300-5488
2665 Billingsley Rd
Columbus, OH
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Monday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Animal Boarding, Animal Flea Control, Animal Grooming, Animal Microchipping, Bird Vet, Declawing, Exotic Animal Vet, Reptile Vet, Small Animal Vet, Spaying/Neutering, Veterinarians, Veterinary Dentistry, Veterinary Docking, Veterinary Euthanasia, Veterinary Surgery, Veterinary Vaccinations

Akers, Jody, Dvm - Akers Veterinary Hospital
(419) 756-4400
885 S Main St
Mansfield, OH

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Veterinary Hospital
(419) 529-4161
1629 Park Ave W
Mansfield, OH

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Mc Millin R D Dvm
(419) 752-2751
2183 US Hwy 224 E
Greenwich, OH

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Appleseed Valley Vet Hospital
2690 Lexington Avenue
Lexington, OH

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Troy Animal Hospital and Bird Clinic
(937) 668-8094
34 So. Weston Rd
Troy , OH
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Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
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Animal Boarding, Animal Daycare, Animal Flea Control, Animal Microchipping, Bird Vet, Declawing, Exotic Animal Vet, Reptile Vet, Small Animal Vet, Spaying/Neutering, Veterinarians, Veterinary Dentistry, Veterinary Docking, Veterinary Euthanasia, Veterinary Medical Specialties, Veterinary Surgery, Veterinary Vaccinations

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Natural Aids for Treating IBD

Treating any species conventionally for inflammatory bowel disease involves risks from medications that often fail to resolve the problem. Those caring for animals with chronic diarrhea, vomiting and malnutrition continue to seek alternatives. Fortunately, many methods offer reasonable safety and potential effectiveness.

IBD takes place on the intestinal battleground, where pro-inflammatory cytokines and reactive oxygen and nitrogen species overwhelm colonic antioxidant defenses. 1 Signal transducers and activators of transcription (STAT) proteins may enter the fray by inducing transcription of proinflammatory genes that encode for inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) or adhesion molecules. 2

Putting an end to the crisis without medications requires that natural healing methods can, in some way, successfully interfere with the inflammatory cascade. Acupuncture makes this happen neurophysiologically; herbs and supplements achieve this biochemically.

Acupuncture
Offsetting inflammation with acupuncture occurs through neuromodulation of the autonomic nervous system. With a neuroanatomically directed needling protocol, acupuncture treatments augment parasympathetic function and reduce inflammation. 3 , 4

Herbs and Supplements
New research points to several supplements that may benefit IBD patients. This list includes food components and spices, such as omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oils, the amino acid glutamine, curcumin from turmeric, licorice, pl...

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