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#170733 - 07/31/11 07:58 PM Heart Conditions
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This is the thread for information about Heart Conditions.


General Information, and information related to different types of heart disease:
http://germanshepherdhome.net/forum/ubbt...al_I#Post333676


Mitral Valve Disease:
http://germanshepherdhome.net/forum/ubbt...l_Va#Post333677


Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM):
http://germanshepherdhome.net/forum/ubbt...ed_C#Post333678



Edited by MaxaLisa (07/05/15 02:21 PM)

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#333676 - 07/05/15 02:05 PM Re: Heart Conditions/General Information [Re: MaxaLisa]
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General Information, or information pertaining to more than one type of heart condition.


Nutritional Info on Managing Heart Disease
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&p...Yy&hl=en_US
(Excellent article on the different types of heart diease and supplements that have been shown to help.)

Oxidative Stress in Heart Disease:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3087355/


General Info about Managing CHF:
http://bigheartsfund.org/information/congestive-heart-failure/
(Note: CHF is an end result of heart disease. Individuals can live a very long time with different diseases of the heart before entering CHF, which is usually diagnosed via xray.)


Hawthorn for the heart
http://www.zhealthinfo.com/hawthorn.htm
(Note, in cases where the tendons in the heart may be deteriorating, you do not want to strengthen the contractions too much.)


Respiratory Rate:
https://vethospital.tamu.edu/files/hospital/services/cardiology-home-breathing.pdf (TAMU brochure on measuring RR)
https://www.yourdogsheart.com/tools-resources/Resting-Respiratory-Rate-App.html (App for tracking RR)


Threads discussing heart disease:
http://germanshepherdhome.net/forum/ubbt..._whe#Post289020
http://germanshepherdhome.net/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/333506/pulmonary_hypertension#Post333506


Edited by MaxaLisa (07/14/15 06:56 PM)

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#333677 - 07/05/15 02:06 PM Re: Heart Conditions/Mitral Valve Disease [Re: MaxaLisa]
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General Info about Mitral Valve Disease:
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&p...Qx&hl=en_US

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#333678 - 07/05/15 02:20 PM Re: Heart Conditions/Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) [Re: MaxaLisa]
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Edited by MaxaLisa (07/14/15 06:56 PM)

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