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Description: Untreated constipation can lead to more serious complications, such as gastrointestinal and megacolon problems. Symptoms of constipation include: straining to have a bowel movement, hard rabbit like stools, hard stools, loss of appetite, blood or mucus in the stool, lethargy.

Contributing factors: Not enough fibre, poor diet, dehydration, digesting of foreign objects, hernia near the rectum, bacterial infections, enlarged prostate, bones

Herbal Treatment: Some herbs that may form part of a formula are: Alfalfa is not just for horses. It is rich in minerals and vitamins and stimulates the immune system. It is also a blood purifier and helps to detoxify the body. Aloe is a natural anti-inflammatory and stimulates the immune system to fight bacterial infection. It also helps to reduce itching and pain. Kelp contains rich amounts of iodine and acts as a laxative.

Get More Info. on PetAlive Natural Moves for Healthy Digestion and Treatment of Constipation in Pets

Homeopathic Treatment:Nux vomica-Hcc, Rumisal, Heelax,

Essential Oils:
Every essential oil has a unique and distinctive fragrance which stimulates the immune system, body and emotions in a precise way. The essential oils are diluted with a carrier for delivery because they should not be used in concentrate form. Carriers range from sweet almond oil to watermelon seed oil, each possessing individual healing traits. Essential oils are purposefully matched with individual carries to achieve a specific result. Some essential oil formulas may contain the following essential oils for this disorder:

Flower Essence: Crab apple helps to clean internally. Crab Apple for cleansing. Walnut for digestion.

Other:
Reiki or other types of therapeutic touch is beneficial. It has been our experience dogs respond positively to the healing human touch. Burdock was used by Native Americans to treat a wide variety of illnesses. It is believed to detoxify blood, tone liver, kidneys, bowels, arthritis.