Cat Health Care Tips How to Manage a Cats Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Let's talk about managing your cat with inflammatorybowel syndrome, or IBS. IBS is quite common in cats actually. They can react to foods,environment, all sorts of things, and and the underlying cause sometimes is not known.But the end result can be a cat with chronic vomiting, chronic diarrhea, weight loss, thingsof that nature. IBS has to be diagnosed by your veterinarian first, and once that's diagnosedthere are certain things that can be helped, or given to help IBS in cats. For one, antiinflammatoriescan help; either orally or by injection, over time, and not every cat requires somethinglike that. So that's one method of treating IBS. Number two is going to be dietary management.IBS cats never need to get lots of treats,
lots of different foods, things like that.Basically, IBS cats need to go on a hypoallergenic, or special foods that are die are are basicallydesigned to to have the body not recognize their proteins as well. And what I mean bythat is it's it's sort of like having an allergy. If your body can't recognize a protein thatyou're allergic to, then you're better off, and not going to react to that. So, your veterinarianshould help you also manage IBS, because it is a chronic condition.
Hey, guys. Axe, Nutritionist and of Functional Medicine. Today, I want to talk to you about the benefits of Lglutemine powder.Lglutemine is an amino acid that is very, very abundant in the human body, especiallyin your musculoskeletal tissue. Lglutemine is used, primarily today . . . actually, firstit was used mostly by people in the fitness industry, people that were looking to preservemuscle tissue. So both loose weight, burn fat and gain muscle were the most common usesof Lglutemine powders today. You can see Lglutemine is basically this sort of whitepowder here. You can see on the tip of my finger. But, it's just an amino acid thatis a building block of protein.
But there are many benefits of Lgluteminealong with . . . I mentioned building muscle, igloo weight, burning fat. In addition tothat Lglutemine can also help heal and repair your gut. So, there are millions of peopletoday struggling with a condition called leaky gut, which, basically, is the main cause todayof autoimmune disease. It's the main cause of thyroid issues like Hashimoto's disease.It also causes arthritis, skin issues like psoriasis. And, so that's caused by leaky gut and Lglutemineis the number one amino acid your gut needs to help heal and repair leaky gut. So, ifyou have any type of digestive issue whatsoever,
what I believe by far the most important aminoacid you need in your diet is Lglutemine on a regular basis. So, again, using Lglutemineis great. What I recommend is typically between 2 to5 grams twice daily. There are two forms of Lglutemine. You can get regular Lglutemine,in what's called its free form, and that should be taken with food ideally because, basically,if it's not taken with food, it's not absorbed as well. There's another type of Lgluteminecalled transalanyl or alanylLglutemine, and that's an amino acid attached to anotheramino acid which basically manes you're going to digest it much better. You can take iton an empty stomach, but it's really best
taken your meal right before and after workouts,in terms of it really supporting your metabolism, both weight loss as well as building muscle,retaining muscle. So it really keeps you from losing muscle.So, let's say for instance, you have an elderly person and they are starting to waste awayfrom kikexia, which is from cancer, and they're wasting away over time, Lglutemine is thenumber one supplement they should be taking that's keeps them from having muscle wasting.If you're an athlete and you're out there working really hard but you know, becauseyou did a lot of training, that you're, you're already burning up some muscle, Lgluteminekeeps that from happening.
Again, if you struggle with digestive issues,whether it's irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease like Crohn's disease, ulcerativecolitis, diverticulosis, diverticulitis, leaky gut or any of the issues associated with leakygut, like joint pain, rosacea, any type of autoimmune response, Lglutemine can supportyour body in healing. If you want to get more details on all of the health benefits of Lglutemine,visit my website, draxe . Look up Axe, go to my website and look up Lglutemine.I go through all of the studies, all of the benefits, where to get the best type of Lglutemine.You can find it right there on draxe . So, again, Lglutemine great for digestion,crucial for metabolism, an important amino
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How to Treat IBS Naturally
Hey guys, Axe here, of naturalmedicine. In this training tutorial, I'm going to talk to you about IBS natural treatmentsand the IBS diet. And IBS stands for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and I'm going to go throughthe four steps, specifically including diet, what foods not to eat, supplements and lifestyleon how you can heal IBS syndrome. And I've worked with thousands of patients who havestruggled with IBS and laid out natural treatment plans for them, and I've seen them overcomeit. So I know you can as well, if you're a person or have a family member strugglingwith this condition. So first let's start off talking about whatfoods you have to stay away from if you have
IBS. Number one is going to be gluten. Ifyou are consuming gluten, that inflammatory protein and grain products that can causeIBS and I recommend for my patients with IBS at the start, for them to stay away from allgrain products, especially wheat products, but all grains to start. Now, later on aboutthree to nine months into care, sometimes they can add in some sprouted grains or sourdoughgrains. But from the start, that first three months, going completely grainfree is important. Also staying away from casein or conventionaldairy products. Lactose, the sugar in dairy, in casein, can be problematic. Now doing kefiron the other hand, can be greatly beneficial
or a fermented dairy product, but regulardairy products, especially milk, can be absolutely destructive for IBS. Some of the other things you want to be carefulof and stay away from with IBS are pretty obvious, hydrogenated oils. Those cause intestinalinflammation. Also, raw foods. That's right. Salads, raw fruits and vegetables and rawfruits can really damage the gut if you have IBS. So you really only want to be consumingcooked foods. Also, stay away from cold foods. Ice water, ice cream, anything that's coldis actually hard on the digestive system. Then of course, any processed food, refinedfood, packaged food, get those out of the
diet if you have IBS. Now, here are the top healing foods for IBSor the IBS diet. On the IBS diet you want to consume foods that really nourish the colonas well as nourish the spleen. The first category is going to be white immune boosting foods.So again, white foods, think cauliflower, onions and garlic. Cauliflower steamed isvery easy to digest. Garlic and onions when they're well cooked are great for killingoff bad bacteria in the gut, and also have immune boosting benefits. The other group of foods is going to be foodsthat nourish the spleen and that is especially
going to be squashes. Things like butternutsquash, sweet potatoes in some instances, acorn squash, spaghetti squash, but doingsquash is very nourishing to the spleen and to the colon as well. And then in generaldoing a lot of bone broth soup. Bone broth contains amino acids, proline and glycine,which make up collagen which helps to repair and heal the intestinal lining. So bone brothshould be the number one super food you consume to help heal IBS. On an IBS diet, the perfect meal is whereyou get out a Crock Pot, you put in some organic meat, whether that's beef or chicken. Thenyou're going to add in bones, you're going
to do the broth itself along with the organicmeat and then also vegetables, things like squash in there, celery and carrots are great.Onions are great in there. But doing a bone broth soup for most of your meals is one ofthe fastest ways to help you heal from IBS and a great part of an IBS diet. Step 3 in healing IBS is taking the rightsupplements. I recommend number one, to get a quality probiotic supplement into your dietand the problem is 90% of most probiotic supplements today are dead by the time you take them.So take a live probiotic supplement. They contain several things. Number one, againgood quality probiotics like lactobacillus