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Integrated Veterinary Medicine

By @mindspark | November 7, 2011

Integrated medicine is the blending of traditional western medicine with the ancient arts of eastern medicine. Examples of western diagnostics may include blood work, radiography, endoscopy, and ultrasound.  Western treatments may include antibiotics, drug therapy, and surgery. There are an expansive array of eastern diagnostics, ranging from kinesiology (muscle testing), hair analysis, hormone evaluations, allergy […]

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Why Integrated Veterinary Medicine

By @mindspark | November 4, 2011

Imagine a see saw with anabolic (growth and repair) and catabolic (breakdown, aging) metabolism on the opposite ends.  When catabolic metabolism predominates, the result is more rapid aging and health issues that range from chronic illness to cancer to death.  When anabolic metabolism predominates, the body can repair and ward off disease.  Through the various […]

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