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Kidney Failure /Renal Failure

This article is repost courtesy of :Kidney Failure, Chronic Renal Failure, Renal Insufficiency and Insufficient Kidney Function All of these terms mean the same thing: the kidneys can’t keep up with their daily work. In the past, kidney failure was the predominant term but as these words conjure up images of on-going sickness, expensive hospitalization,…

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Signs and Symptoms of Pain in Cats :

Many cat owners are unable to recognize the signs of pain in their cat . It simply does not occur to many cat owners that cats develop arthritis ( OA or osteoarthritis ) at the same rate as dogs because cats do not usually show the lameness and limping that is so visible in dogs…

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How to tell if your dog is in pain :

Signs of Pain in Dogs that owners can recognize at home : Limping after exercise Lagging behind on walks Slow to rise Difficulty jumping or climbing on/off furniture and getting in/out of cars Feeling stiff Difficulty or refusal to use stairs Behavioral changes : pacing , panting , whimpering, whining ,yelping, growling , shaking, howling…

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Symptoms and Treatment of Arthritis /OA in Dogs

Arthritis /OA , also known as osteoarthritis (OA) or degenerative joint disease ( DJD ) ,is a degenerative , progressive, and irreversible condition of the joints . It is characterized by progressive loss of joint cartilage , bony spur growth and the thickening and scarring of connective tissue around the joint and pain . Over…

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What is CBD /Cannabidiol/Hemp Oil

What is CBD? CBD /Cannabidiol is found in hemp and marijuana plants. Hemp contains a lot more CBD than marijuana plants, which contain mostly THC ( The High Causer ) and a small amount of CBD. CBD is a non-psychoactive molecule found in cannabis /hemp plants . CBD is a major phyto-cannabinoid . Extensive research…

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The Endocannabinoid System

The Endocannabinoid ( ECS ) System is found in every mammal , including dogs and cats , and regulates a broad variety of biological functions . The ECS is responsible for maintaining and controlling the body’s balanced regulation of every system in the body ( homeostasis ) The ECS system has 2 receptors – CB1…

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