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Skin Irritations

Herbal treatments to prevent skin irritations and for relief of irritated skin on cats and dogs.

The complexity of the immune system requires a multidimensional approach of nutritional factors directed at facilitating normal function and is not intended to be suppressed or stimulated, providing nutritional and biochemical support for healthy immune response, to enhance the growth of healthy cells and tissues in the body’s defense mechanism for all types of arthritis, cancer and tumors, to protect healthy cellular response, to protect against invasion by potential allergens and pathogens, for most types of viral and bacterial diseases and diseases and for all types of inflammation and auto immune diseases.

Pets are susceptible to a variety of skin problems which often emerge as lesions. A lesion can be almost any abnormality involving the skin and can range from a small sore to a large wound.

Dogs and cats often suffer from the same skin irritations as we do. There are various types of skin irritations and problems which range from dermatitis, pruritus, seborrhoea, acne, eczema, lesions and warts. Animals usually start scratching, itching and biting themselves when their skin is irritated.

When the skin is irritated, the pet scratches, bites and chews at the infected site and becomes inflamed, quickly turning into a festering wound. The wet, raw skin is also a breeding ground for bacteria which can lead to further, more serious infections.

Red bumps, lesions, inflammation, hair loss and excessive licking of the paws are frequently common signs that the skin is irritated. Your dog or cat’s scratching and licking may get completely out of control and lead to infection which in turn may spread to other areas of the skin.

When skin irritation occurs, it is usually as a result of an allergic reaction to flea bites, food ingredients, inhaling certain substances or due to a yeast or bacterial infection. Sometimes, an underlying condition such as thyroid problems, a weakened immune system or a build up of toxins may also contribute to skin irritation developing.

There are several things that you can do to prevent and manage skin irritation in dogs and cats and these include:

Feed your pet high quality commercial food or an all natural diet without preservatives, colorants or additives.

Avoid making sudden changes to your pet’s diet. Gradually introduce new foods and then monitor what effect they have on your pet.

Use stainless steel or ceramic food and water bowls instead of plastic – plastic may cause an allergic reaction.

Avoid exposing your pet to irritants such as pollen, smoke, household detergents, fertilizer or pesticides.

Use a flea repellent recommended by your vet to get rid of fleas.

Bathe your pet as directed by your vet, with a medicated shampoo specifically prescribed for his skin type if he suffers from skin problems.

Make sure that pets with long haired coats are clipped or shaved to make bathing easier.

Clean your home thoroughly by vacuuming carpets and dusting furniture to ease both you and your pet’s respiratory allergies.

Include omega 3 fatty acid supplements to your pet’s diet to help condition the skin.

Use products specifically prescribed for your pet’s skin type and avoid using human and over-the-counter products.

Detox your pet regularly to get rid of unwanted toxins.

Keep your pet’s living clean by disinfecting regularly.

Marine and Herbal Remedies:

Herbal remedies function as first aid products to expedite and support the natural healing process, to soothe pain and help to gently clean open wounds, cuts and scrapes, to support the body’s ability to resist infections, to boost immunity, to stimulate new tissue growth for wound healing and promote health in connective tissues, soft tissue, tendons, muscles & bones, to reduce inflammation and inhibit growth of bacteria, viruses and fungi and to speed the healing process from the inside out.  

Skin Nirvana – (learn more) functions as a natural antibiotic, antifungal, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, immune modular and antioxidant to help  repair the effects of topical skin wounds, scars, burns, hot spots, allergies, insect bites, environmental exposure to toxins, antigens and microorganisms, both bacterial and viral, containing a natural antibiotic base capable of fighting skin bacteria related to Escherichia Coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomona Aeruginosa and Propionibacterium acnes.

Seal ‘Em & Heal ‘Em – (learn more) promotes healing for all types of wounds, including hot spots, abrasions, cuts, scrapes, skin irritations, infections, hemorrhaging conditions, ulcers, provides cellular support of tissue, skin and coat, for gastrointestinal distress, as a neurasthenic that blocks the activation of nerve fibers and tissue response to inflammation, supporting the body's tissue repair mechanism to stop mutations, and in the treatment of all types of Lyme disease, including Lyme borealis, burgdorferi, borreliosis and Chronic Lyme disease (CLD).

I Feel Good! –  (learn more) promotes healthy immune response, dermal support and growth of healthy cells and tissues in the body’s defense mechanism, as a broad spectrum anti-inflammatory and reduces the histamine trigger for contact allergies, for seasonal and chronic allergens, pathogens, skin rashes, infections, hot spots, inflammation, swelling, hair loss, itching and geriatria (dull coat, lethargy).  
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Conventional Remedies:

As soon as you notice that your pet is scratching or itching excessively, and the appearance of his skin has changed, consult your vet immediately. A thorough physical examination will be performed and your pet’s medical history will be reviewed. Samples or swabs of the skin will be taken and a skin biopsy will be performed to determine the type and cause of the skin irritation.

Treatment depends on the type and cause of skin irritation in dogs or cats. Various medications, topical treatments and certain dietary changes may be recommended.

Medications such as antibiotics are usually prescribed to treat bacterial skin infections while soothing shampoos and leave-in conditioners, antihistamines and corticosteroids may be recommended for other skin irritations. Regular home maintenance becomes extremely important if your pet suffers from recurring skin irritations.





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