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.
How to Naturally Cure Acid Reflux
Hey guys, Axe here from Draxe , of functional medicine and nutritionist. In this tutorial I'm going to talk about how tonaturally cure acid reflux and acid reflux or heartburn or indigestion. These are issuesthat millions upon millions of people struggle with on a regular basis. In this tutorial I'llgo through the exact acid reflux diet, the best supplements for acid reflux along withthe lifestyle changes you need to make in order to help overcome acid reflux for good.This is something that I've helped thousands of patients overcome in my years of practice. So step number one, let's talk about whatcauses and triggers acid reflux. Typically
it's an enzyme deficiency, if you're not gettingenough enzymes in your diet, that's a one big issue along with if your stomach. ifthe acid is imbalanced in your stomach. Typically it's caused from low stomach acid, so yourstomach is not producing enough acid and not enough enzymes being produced in your body.So again, lack of acid, lack of enzymes, that's what's causing your acid reflux. So in orderto address that, we need to do a few things. Number one we got to change your diet andthere are a few things that trigger acid reflux. Consuming citrus fruits, tomatoes, chocolateand carbonated beverages like soda, those can trigger acid reflux along with consumingtoo many grain products and hydrogenated oils.
Those are the first foods you want to actuallyremove from your diet. Then what you want to do is start replacing those with foodsthat are high in enzymes and foods that are easy to digest. Doing vegetables, doing mostforms of fruits, doing organic meats, doing bone broth. Consuming foods that are easyto digest, that's where you want to start in terms of diet is getting those into yourdiet. So again, organic meat products, fruits and vegetables are a great place to startwhen you're replacing those foods in your diet. The next step to overcome acid reflux is youhave to start using certain supplements. And
the best supplements that can help you aretaking a digestive enzyme supplement, two caps with meals of digestive enzymes alongwith taking something called HCL with pepsin. That's hydrochloric acid with pepsin and whatyou'll do with hydrochloric acid is you'll take one capsule and you'll only take thiswhen you consume meat or a form of protein and see if you get a warm feeling in yourstomach. And then eventually you'll go to two caps into three, but hydrochloric acidis the acid your stomach produces that helps to break down food, so actually getting moreof that acid will help you with digestion. But really digestive enzymes are the firstplace to start.
If the enzymes help all the way, you don'tneed to do hydrochloric acid but if that still isn't enough then you can add in those inas well. The third step is lifestyle; you really need to eat less at your meals. Sooftentimes, acid reflux is caused from stuffing yourself, eating too much, eating too fast.So eating too much, eating too fast is a major cause of acid reflux. And step number fourto naturally cure acid reflux, is to start using apple cider vinegar. This is the numberone natural cure or home remedy is apple cider vinegar and what you'll do is take one numbertablespoon in a small amount of water and drink that before your meal. About ten minutesbefore your meal and apple cider vinegar contains
probiotics enzymes and certain acids likeacidic acid which actually helps you digest your food. So this apple cider vinegar is the numberone natural remedy for acid reflux that you'll want to start using. And you want to makesure that when you're buying apple cider vinegar that it has some of the cloudiness you cansee there on the bottom. It's called the mother in it, you can see there it says organic,raw and filtered with the mother. This is what you'll want to start getting and of allthe things, this is the most beneficial thing you can do to naturally overcome and healacid reflux is start doing one tablespoon