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Can I wean my dogs off Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammation Drugs (NSAIDs) with CBD Happy-Furever™?Updated 8 months ago

CBD is gaining attention as an alternative to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for pain management in dogs, particularly for chronic conditions such as arthritis.

Here’s how CBD may offer benefits in this context:

1. Pain Relief and Anti-Inflammatory Properties: CBD has shown potential for its anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects. This can be beneficial for managing chronic pain and inflammation without the side effects that can be associated with long-term NSAID use.

2. Reduced Side Effects: NSAIDs can cause gastrointestinal, kidney, or liver issues, particularly with long-term use. It can also create havoc in a dog's digestive system, causing appetite problems and more... On the other hand, CBD is considered to have a more favorable side-effect profile - helping strengthen these very organs and improving appetite which are all signs of vitality, making it a more attractive option for long-term management of chronic pain and inflammatory conditions.

3. Synergistic Effects: CBD may have synergistic effects when used with other medications, potentially allowing for lower doses of traditional pain medications, which can reduce the risk of side effects.

4. Improved Quality of Life: CBD may improve the quality of life for dogs with joint problems by increasing their mobility and comfort level, allowing them to be more active and engaged.

Transitioning from NSAIDs to CBD or using CBD as a complement to reduce NSAID dosage should be done slowly. It's important that dog owners know that CBD shouldn't also be used as a medical intervention as it's not a prescription medication, and it should not replace your dog's medical intervention.

In summary, while CBD holds promise for pain management in dogs and could potentially reduce reliance on NSAIDs. Should you like to incorporate this treatment, and you'd like your vet's opinion - it's important to approach your vet from a place of seeking guidance rather than expecting them to advocate for its use. This approach allows you to take responsibility for the choice while seeking their professional insight on how to do so safely.

Not all veterinarians may be fully aware of the potential benefits of CBD as vets are not allowed to prescribe CBD Oil as it's not considered a prescription drug, and many vets would rather just adopt a 'do no harm' approach to protect their practice.

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