Tag Archives: Lyme

Cur-OST EQ Immune & Repair; Boosting Immune Health and Healing

A healthy immune response is critical to health for our equine companions on many levels.  An increased incidence of infection from bacterial to viruses are more common in the horse under high stress loads or poor nutritional planes, due to reduced function and health of the immune response. However, the immune response is involved not just in infections, but overall health, healing, digestive function and even the process of inflammation. Boosting and supporting the immune response to benefit the entire body has never been more complete, until now! (more…)

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Lyme, Anaplasmosis, EPM in the Horse: Relapses, Thoughts and Theories

The opposite of health is disease and in the horse, we have many chronic and likewise frustrating health conditions.  Many include lameness as a result of direct joint or soft tissue damage, which continue to inflict pain and lameness on the patient as a normal course of the condition.  In other cases, we deal with the increasing incidence of Lyme disease, Anaplasmosis, and EPM, which in and of themselves can be frustrating due to the often high recurrence rate in certain patient groups.  Given this group of chronic diseases, which often come with hefty ongoing medical costs and variable outcomes, we need to step back and really evaluate the conditions and how the patient is responding, if we are to come up with better solutions. (more…)

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Immune Support and the Horse

Does your horse have a healthy and strong immune system?  Is your horse in need of immune support? How do you know?  The most common problems we associate with a poor immune health are recurrent infections and even allergies, but what about other conditions?  Even in the case of infections, we most often attribute a poor immune response to more severe infections that may even result in hospitalization, but are there other clues or more subtle situations that may indicate that we have a problem?  The immune system is complex and involved in more bodily processes than one might just realize. (more…)

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