In traditional Chinese medicine, the herb Artemisia annua has been known for about 2,000 years.The Chinese pharmacologist Prof. Youyou Tu was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2015 for the extraction of substances from artemisinin.
Definition of terms:Artemisia annua L: the whole plant contain..
Brachycephaly (also: brachycephaly, from Greek βραχύς brachýs 'short' and κεφαλή kephalḗ 'head') means short or round head. It is a congenital and hereditary deformity of the cranium that causes various health problems. Among domestic animals, dogs are particularly affected, and cats ..
From now on I am also working in Germany as an animal nutrition and health consultant. My specialized field is the dietetics in cases of illness (among other things organ and Mediterranean diseases).
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Due to family reasons and a move, I was unfortunately unable to accept any new cases in the first half of 2019. From now on I start again with the nutrition consultation and am looking forward to new challenges and to helping my patients.
IBD includes chronic inflammatory bowel diseases that can affect both the small intestine and the large intestine, a type of autoimmune disease that progresses in episodes. The main symptoms are vomiting, slimy-bloody diarrhoea and possible weight loss. The disease cannot be cured, but with a specia..
Protein consists of amino acids and plays an important role in cell renewal and growth. However, good quality and digestibility are important. Too much inferior, poorly digestible protein causes an unbalanced intestinal bacteria and can therefore lead to soft faeces and flatulence as well as to incr..
The disease myxomatosis has its origin in South America. In Australia, wild rabbits had become a real plague for farmers in the middle of the 20th century. This is why the myxomatosis virus was artificially spread here under scientific supervision in order to reduce the population of wild rabbits - ..
Clicker training is based on scientific findings in behavioural research and has been established in the USA for decades as a training method for animals of all kinds.Clicker training avoids any physical influence or correction and also facilitates access to anxious and behaviorally disturbed animal..
The liver is the most important metabolic organ and at the same time the largest gland in the body.
It has a variety of functions, including in the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and hormones. It detoxifies and excretes (e.g. medications, toxins, etc.), stores nutrients and co..
In general, parasites also have a benefit. They help to regulate the population of other living beings. Many parasites strengthen the immune system of animals, which may have a positive long-term influence on the further development of their species.
But does this also include ticks?
Ticks are st..
If you are interested in healthy and species-appropriate animal nutrition, whether for professional or private reasons, Heidi Herrmann is the ideal choice. Specialised in horses, natural nutrition and therapies for dogs and cats she offers consulting in nutrition for
- Older pets- Puppies- Obesity- ..
After a short break in summer we will continue with new interesting information regarding nutrition and therapies for pets. Our next topics are:
- Ticks - nobody wants them. Can we influence with nutrition that our pets are less attractive for ticks?And: are they useful for anything.
- The liver: Mo..
In the next days it is said to be still very hot. Please take good care of yourself and your dogs. If dehydration does occur, the following recipe can help quickly. However, you should visit your vet as soon as possible.1 l boiled water1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon sodium bicarbon..
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Two particularly dreaded disease in rabbits are mixomatosis and RHD (Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease). They are lethal for many unvaccinated rabbits, although more and more unvaccinated rabbits are now surviving these diseases. They are caused by viruses, which in turn are transmitted by mosquitoes and ..