Ayurvedic Treatment For Leptospirosis In Dogs
Leptospirosis in dogs damages a variety of organ systems and has a wide range of severity; clinical symptoms vary from none to moderate and self-limiting to severe with acute renal damage, hepatopathy, and/or vasculitis. When a dog’s mucous membranes or abraded skin come into contact with Leptospira-infected urine or substrates contaminated with infected urine from a reservoir host, the dog becomes sick. Wild animals such as rats are the most frequent reservoir hosts. But don’t fret; Ayurveda offers natural therapies for curing this ailment in your paw pal, and they’re free of adverse effects.
The Leptospira bacteria causes leptospirosis, an infectious disease. The illness wreaks havoc on the kidneys and liver, and it may be fatal in rare cases. Bacteria are spread by ill animals’ urine and may survive for long periods of time in warm, stagnant water or moist soil. Wild animals that may infect dogs include deer, raccoons, opossums, skunks, rodents, and wolves.
What is Leptospirosis and How does it affect a dog’s body?
- Leptospirosis may be seen in the liver, kidneys, central nervous system, eyes, and reproductive system of dogs.
- Your dog will get a fever and a blood bacterial infection shortly after the first infection, but these symptoms will fade as antibodies are developed.
How do dogs become infected with Leptospirosis?
The majority of dogs get sick after coming into close contact with the urine of an infected animal. Others get sick by coming into touch with infected urine-contaminated water or soil. Leptospira may enter the body via open wounds and scrapes in the skin, as well as the soft lining of the nose, mouth, and eyelid.
It’s more common in areas such as:
- Wildlife frequents marshy/muddy places with stagnant surface water.
- Heavily watered grassland
- Leptospirosis is usually acquired by dogs via direct contact with diseased animals’ urine. This illness is more likely to be contacted if there are open sores on the skin.
- Your dog is in danger if he swims in, travels through, or drinks contaminated water, or if he comes into touch with infected dirt or muck.
- Canine leptospirosis is most common in the following dogs
- Dogs for hunting and sports events
- Dogs that dwell in close proximity to forested places
- Farm dogs or dogs that dwell near farms
- Dogs that have been in a kennel
How do veterinarians check for leptospirosis in dogs?
Give your doctor a detailed medical history of your dog, including a history of symptoms, recent activities, and any situations that may have triggered this disease. Your veterinarian may be able to tell what stage of illness your dog is in and which organs are most impacted based on the information you supply. Your veterinarian will place an order for:
- A complete blood count
- Chemical composition of the blood
- Urine fluorescence antibody test
- Panel of electrolyte
When a dog gets afflicted, what happens next?
Bacteria proliferate in the circulation after infection and subsequently travel into the tissues. They concentrate in the liver and kidneys, wreaking havoc on these vital organs. The dog’s immune system creates an antibody response that clears most of the Leptospira from the body within eight to ten days after infection. However, the bacteria’s damage often results in liver or kidney failure, or both. In severe infections, the damage is permanent and often deadly.
Symptoms of Leptospirosis
- Lymphangitis (swelling of the lymph nodes)
- Muscle aches and pains, as well as a reluctance to move
- Muscle and leg stiffness, as well as a stiff gait
- Nose bleeds
- Vomiting (perhaps bloody)
- Fever and sickness appear suddenly
- Weakness and despondency
- Appetite loss
- Thirst and urine are both increased
- Dehydration that occurs quickly
- Diarrhea, bloody or not
- Vaginal discharge with blood
- Gums with dark red spots (petechiae)
- The skin and/or whites of the eyes are yellow (anemic symptoms)
- Cough that appeared out of nowhere
- Breathing problems, rapid breathing, and an irregular heartbeat
- Mucous membrane swelling
Leptospirosis is often treated with antibiotics and supportive therapy. When treated early and swiftly, the chances of recovery are great, although there is still a risk of permanent kidney or liver damage. As a consequence, Ayurvedic remedies may assist in your dog’s total recovery from this illness. That is why Planet Ayurveda provides a wide range of herbal combinations that are 100% genuine.
HERBAL REMEDIES FOR LEPTOSPIROSIS BY PLANET AYURVEDA
Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of healing that has been used for thousands of years. Planet Ayurveda, on the other hand, creates herbal remedies based on Ayurvedic principles. In the development of our herbal supplements, we only use natural components. This organization’s major purpose is to find and eradicate the cause of any sickness. It also includes a list of natural cures for computer vision problems.
Description of the Products
1. Mutrakrichantak Churna
This herbal remedy may help with urinary tract problems, high urea, high uric acid, and high creatinine levels. It includes herbs that may aid with ureteric troubles, acute micturition, and Leptospirosis. Some of the most essential ingredients are Punarnava (Boerhaavia diffusa), Bhumi Amla (Phyllanthus niruri), Shirish (Albizia lebbeck), and Gokshur Kaasni (Cichorium Intybus).
Dosage: Take half a teaspoon twice a day.
2. Mahashankh Vati
This medicine may assist relieve discomfort caused by Leptospirosis in your pets. As an anti-inflammatory, haematinic, sedative, cholagogue, digestive, appetizer, and carminative, it is widely used. It contains herbs like Shunthi (Zingiber officinale), Pippali (Piper longum), Shankha Bhasma (Incinerated conch shell), and Tamarind Bark (Tamarindus indica).
Dosage: Take one tablet twice a day, 10 minutes before a meal.
3. Punarnava Mandur
It aids in the reduction of urea and creatinine, cholesterol, and other toxins associated with Leptospirosis. Shunti (Zingiber officinale), Punarnava (Boerhaavia diffusa), Maricha (Piper nigrum), and Haridra (Curcuma longa) are among the plants found in it.
Dosage: Take one pill two times a day.
4. Sanjivani Vati
It is highly beneficial to eliminate toxic wastes from the pancreas by eliminating obstructions in the bile ducts. This is how this herbal blend benefits your dogs. Vindaga (Embelia ribes), Amalaki (Phyllanthus emblica), Gomutra, and a variety of other plants are included.
Dosage: Take one tablet twice a day with food.
Leptospirosis is a contagious disease that may infect wild and domestic animals alike, including dogs. Ayurvedic medications are said to be particularly effective in treating and preventing illnesses like Leptospirosis in dogs. By practicing Ayurveda and having a portion of healthy food and lifestyle, we may prevent such diseases in the long term. If you’re thinking about getting Ayurveda therapy, Planet Ayurveda should be your first stop since its Ayurveda professionals have a long track record of successfully treating people. You may contact us by email at email@example.com or by visiting our office in Mohali.
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