On a daily basis, the human body is exposed to toxins that can put pressure on the body’s natural metabolic detoxification capacity. Improper clearance of toxins may play a role in obesity, cardiovascular disease, neurocognitive concerns, immune dysfunction, chemical intolerance, and reproductive and developmental concerns.
The endocannabinoid system (ECS) - composed of cannabinoid receptors, endocannabinoids, and metabolic enzymes - serves an essential function in the human body: restoring homeostasis via various physiological and regulatory mechanisms.
Each individual has unique exposure to foreign substances and pathogenic microorganisms from the environment, and as a result, the immune system of every person is unique, even though their cells, tissues, and organs have the same immune machinery to respond to challenges.
Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids can improve metabolic parameters like blood pressure and lipid profiles. Studies of omega-3s have also showed a link to addressing chronic inflammation and chronic conditions like heart disease and stroke.
Magnesium is an essential nutrient, participating in a variety of body functions and supporting multiple body systems. However, as much as 50 percent of the population do not get enough magnesium for good health.
The wholistic approach to veterinary care encompasses looking at support for the body as a whole. Consideration should be given to environment, nutrition, disease pattern, relationships, genetics, and stress levels. Perhaps most important of these is diet and nutrition. Pets have individualized needs and with proper nutrition their bodies have an incredible ability to heal itself.
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