Diarrhea

in Health Conditions

Diarrhea

Symptoms:

  • Watery Stool
  • Gas and bloating
  • Abdominal pain and cramping
  • Abdominal distension
  • Increased thirst
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weakness

Causes:

  • Feed Intolerances
  • Over-feeding
  • Mal-Digestion
  • Probiotic deficiency
  • Parasites – Refer to Parasite Page
  • Intestinal Bacteria
  • Ulcers – Refer to Ulcer Page
  • Leaky gut (cecal acidosis) – Refer to Leaky Gut Page
  • Stress and/or emotional upset
  • Owner Stress and/or emotional upset

Treatment

Diet & Nutrition:

  • Immediately identify and eliminate all possible feed problems including grain, commercial feeds, alfalfa and different hay types
  • Eliminate all dietary fats and oils
  • Feed hay from slow feeders 24/7 to ensure small frequent nibblings
  • Reduce stress levels
  • Avoid the over-use of antibiotics, non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, steroids and chemical de-wormers (unless they are parasitic) – all of these medications alter the colonic eco-system.

Recommended Remedies – dosage as per labels:

  • Pro-Colon probiotics – Restores intestinal ecosystem, discourages unfriendly bacteria, improves nutrient absorption, helps with leaky gut and/or intestinal inflammation
  • Pro-Dygest – Colon cleanser and detoxifier, heals intestinal walls, leaky gut
  • Vitamin B12 – diarrhea, appetite stimulant, liver detoxifier, weight loss, leaky gut, digestion
  • Digestive Drops – chronic diarrhea, improves nutrient absorption, balances digestive function
  • Infection Drops – diarrhea from bacterial and viral infections
  • Gastricol –dissipates gas, relieves cramping and diarrhea