Respiratory conditions in the horse are very common, but present in many forms. As horse owners, you may be familiar with terms including allergies, inflammatory airway disease (IAD) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). These terms get tossed around quite often and in many cases, despite the final diagnosis, we fail to see the connection between all of them and the possibility that one can progress to another over time. (more…)
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An Observational Study of a Proprietary Herbal Formula in Controlling the Clinical Signs of COPD and Allergies in Equine Patients
Tom Schell, D.V.M, DABVP, CVCH
Skin allergies and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease are two common clinical problems affecting horses, especially in the eastern and southern portions of the United States. These two clinical problems generally account for up to 40% of spring and summer veterinary visits in my practice and also lead to significant medical expenditures for their owners. In many cases, the increased humidity in these regions contributes significantly to the severity of clinical signs and disease manifestation. (more…)
Many allergy conditions are associated with poor digestive health and leaky gut syndrome, contributing to unhealthy levels of inflammation and poor immune response.
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