Has your pet or animal friend been diagnosed with unexplained "Hemolytic Anemia"?
An unexplained "enlarged spleen"? The spleen – is a large organ in the upper abdomen on the left side, located close to the left side of the stomach. It is the largest structure of the lymph system. The spleen causes disintegration of old red blood cells. These diseases are called hemolytic anemias, and many of them, such as sickle cell anemia or thalassemia, are inherited. Hemolytic problems can also have other causes; for example, some drugs such may cause hemolysis and thus a large spleen. Other blood diseases also cause the spleen to become enlarged. There are two other diseases that are associated with an enlarged spleen, malaria and the parasitic disease known a kala azar, in which the parasites actually inhibit the spleen because it is involved in the body’s immune mechanism against infection. Many other infections or reasons can cause an enlarged spleen. e.g vaccination side effects.
Hemolytic Anemia caused by "Babesiosis infection" ?
(a parasitic infection) Babesia which is a protozoal (single-celled) parasites of the genus Babesia can cause IMHA.
As the Piroplasms infect and replicate in the red blood cells, resulting in both direct and immune-mediated hemolytic anemia, where the red blood cells (RBCs) are broken down through hemolysis (destruction) and hemoglobin is released into the body. This release of hemoglobin can lead to jaundice, and to anemia when the body cannot produce enough new red blood cells to replace the ones being destroyed. Immune-mediated hemolytic anemia is likely to be more clinically important than parasite-induced RBC destruction since the severity of the condition does not depend on the degree of parasitemia. Common findings in affected dogs include hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, hemoglobinuria, icterus, pallor, splenomegaly, lymphadenopathy, and fever. Clinical signs resemble those associated with immune-mediated hemolytic anemia, immune-mediated thrombocytopenia or other tick-borne diseases. It is important to identify the correct diagnosis, as early recognition and appropriate treatment are important for reducing associated morbidity and mortality. Babesia symptoms that develop in humans and pets: flu-like symptoms, such as fever, chills, sweats, headache, body aches, loss of appetite, nausea, or fatigue. Because Babesia parasites infect red blood cells, babesiosis can cause hemolytic anemia (from the destruction of red blood cells).
If your pet has been diagnosed with this infection Babesia gibsoni, and needing extra support use in conjunction with:
HAMPL DuraAid 22-2 50ml (if needing a diuretic for ascites anywhere in the body)
HAMPL RenoAid 19-1 50ml drops (if kidneys are being affected)
FEVER If there is fever, bottle 3. HAMPL Blood 38-3 50ml drops of this set.
(has the Fever & Inflammation pain formula in it)
HEART the formula bottle 5. HAMPL Circulation formula 100ml drops of this set.
(has the Congestive heart formula in it)
Signs and Symptoms of "Aplastic Anemia": are lower than normal numbers of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets cause most of the signs and symptoms of Aplastic anemia.
Signs and Symptoms of "Low Blood Cell Counts"
Red Blood Cells.
The most common symptom of a low red blood cell count is fatigue (tiredness). A lack of hemoglobin in the blood causes fatigue. Hemoglobin is an iron-rich protein in red blood cells. It helps carry oxygen to the body.
A "low red blood cell count" also can cause shortness of breath; dizziness, especially when standing up; headaches; coldness in your hands or feet; pale skin; and chest pain.
What do Red Blood Cells do?
Red blood cells contain hemoglobin a red, iron-rich protein that gives blood its red color. Hemoglobin enables red blood cells to carry oxygen from your lungs to all parts of your body and to carry carbon dioxide from other parts of the body to your lungs so that it can be exhaled. When you have low red blood cell count you may feel: Fatigued, Weak, Short of breath, Increase your heart rate, Dizzy or lightheaded when you change positions quickly. If you don't have enough hemoglobin-carrying red blood cells, your heart has to work harder to move the reduced amount of oxygen in your blood. This can lead to arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), a heart murmur, an enlarged heart, or even heart failure.
White Blood Cells
White blood cells help fight infections. Signs and symptoms of a low white blood cell count include fevers, frequent infections that can be severe, and flu-like illnesses that linger.
Platelets stick together to seal small cuts or breaks on blood vessel walls and stop bleeding. People who have low platelet counts tend to bruise and bleed easily, and the bleeding may be hard to stop. We are needing Vitamin C intake. Common types of bleeding associated with a low platelet count include: nosebleeds, bleeding gums, pinpoint red spots on the skin, and blood in the stool. If symptoms do occur, they may include Shortness of breath. Swelling or pain in the abdomen or swelling in the legs caused by blood clots. Blood in the urine, Headaches Jaundice (a yellowish color of the skin or whites of the eyes). Other signs and symptoms: Aplastic anemia can cause signs and symptoms that aren't directly related to low blood cell counts. Examples include nausea (feeling sick to your stomach) and skin rashes.
Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
Some people who have aplastic anemia have a condition called paroxysmal (par-ok-SIZ-mal) nocturnal hemoglobinuria (HE-mo-glo-bi-NOO-re-ah), or PNH. This is a red blood cell disorder. Most people who have PNH don't have any signs or symptoms. If symptoms do occur, they may include: Shortness of breath, Swelling or pain in the abdomen or swelling in the legs caused by blood clots, Blood in the urine, Headaches, Jaundice (a yellowish color of the skin or whites of the eyes)
Causes There are a variety of causes for aplastic anemia, including infections, toxins, drugs, and chemicals which may cause aplastic anemia in cats. Example some of the major causes for cats are:
Infections - Feline leukemia virus (FeLV), feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), Feline Parvovirus infection, Rickettsial organism infections, e.g., Ehrlichia Drugs and chemicals - Estrogen administration, Methimazole (use to manage hyperthyroidism (overactivity of the thyroid gland), Albendazole (for parasitic treatment). Some antibiotics drugs - NSAIDs (given for relief of pain and inflammation), Chemotherapeutic drug administration, Radiation therapy in cancer patients.
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( for further help and Vitamin C information, dosages, and other suggestions)
Non-Drug Prescriptions - Set of 5 - for all species
1. HAMPL Anemia 38-1 50ml (1.7oz) drops
Contain homeopathic, organ sarcode complex: Kidney, Lung, Heart, Haemoglobin 6X, 1M, Bone Marrow sarcodes 200C, Mycoplasma Bacteria Nosode 200C, with homeopathic Anemia remedies of Lycopodium (liver), Ferr Cit, Ferr Pic (iron), Mang Acet, Ferr Met 30X,1M, Nat Mur (anemia), Ferr Phos, Phosphorus 200C (spleen, pancreas, anemia, liver, fatty liver), Chelidonium (spleen) 6C, 1M, with Mer Sol 10M, CM (anemia, jaundice), Natrum nosode 30X (helps assimilate Iron), (NV) Hemoglobin formula 12X, 30X, Aurum Iodatum 1M (arteriosclerosis-thickening of arteries), Ferr Met 30C (Iron), Merc Sol 12X, CM (anemia, liver enlarged, jaundice), Ammon.Causticum 200C (cardiac stimulant), Bryonia Alb 200C (jaundice, nephritis), Erythropoietin hormone nosode (EPO) 1X, 6X, 6C, 10M (produces red blood cells), HAMPL Congestive Heart 22-1 (congestion heart - prevention)
2. HAMPL Liver Detox 38-2 30ml (1oz) drops
Contains homeopathic, organ sarcode complex: Natrum nosode 12X, 30X (helps assimilate Iron), Muco-Toxin nosode 10M, Chelidonium (spleen support), Solidago 3C, 200C,Taxacum 30C, 10M (jaundice), Carduus Mar, Berberis Vulg, Kali Car, Nux Vom, Cich Int, Iris Vers, Arctium Lap (Burdock), Crotalus Hor 200C, Lycopodium 6C, 200C, 1M, with the Liver Bile Duct nosode, Merc Sol 12X, CM (anemia, liver enlarged, jaundice), Cuprum Met (for cramps or spasms). Sarcodes of the Liver, Spleen, Lymph gland 6X, Liver Bile sarcode 6X, Liver Gallbladder sarcode 6X, with tissue salts Nat Phos, (NAR) Red Blood Cell stimulant formula, Nat Mur, Flor di Piedro (liver), Ptelea 6C, 30C (liver), Ferr Met 30X,30C, Merc Sol 12X, CM (anemia, liver enlarged, jaundice), Erythropoietin (EPO) 1X, 6X, 10M (produces red blood cells), (NV) Hemoglobin formula 12X, 30X,Mag Phos 12C, 10M (cramping), Taraxacum 30C, 10M, (jaundice),Hepatica nosode 30X, 50M, MM (from overload of toxins), Bryonia alb 200C (jaundice, nephritis), Bone Marrow nosode 6X, 12C, Streptococcinum bacteria nosode 12X, 50M, TNT nosode 6X, 30C, 200C (anemia, breathlessness), Ferr Phos 3X, 6C 50M ( red blood cells production), HAMPL Jaundice 45 formula, HAMPL Hepatitis 37-1 formula.
~ Autoimmune hemolytic anemia (IMHA) (jaundice), liver congestion, enlarged liver (hepatitis) and spleen support.
3. HAMPL Blood 38-3 50ml (1.7oz) drops
Contains homeopathic, nosode, sarcode complex: Anthracinum nosode 10M (septic inflammations), Nat Mur, Echinacea (white blood cells support) with HAMPL Anemia Stimulant formula12C, Organ Sarcode OM 1 Blood in a 10M, Cuprum Met (there has to be copper to help assimilate iron), Nat Mur, Pancreatin nosode (works to balance sugar and blood, liver, spleen and eyes), Phosphorus (spleen, pancreas, anemia, liver) with Phos Acid (liver, spleen, pancreas, optic nerve, mental and physical debility and nervous exhaustion, low fever with sweats), Ferr met (iron), Chinin Sulph 200C (spleen, blood cells, haemoglobin), Ceanothus Amer (spleen) 6C, 30X, Quercusa (spleen) 30C, Squilla (spleen, bronchitits-pneumonia) 1M, with Echinacea 5X,10M (white blood cell stimulant). HAMPL Fever Inflammation 38-6 formula. * USE THE BLOOD TONIC LONG TERM ( eg min one month, then add a dose of water dish for many more months).
4. HAMPL Infection~Blood Herbs 38-4 100ml (3.8oz) liquid (or request 50ml for small pets and animals)
Contains herbal extract: Lemon Balm, Dandelion Root, Chinese Wormwood (artemisinin), Cryptolepis. Sida Cordifolia, Echinacea Purp, Yellow Dock, Astragalus, Licorice Root. The Anemia Herbs may take place of the need to use the "Epogen drug" which is a man-made form of the protein human erythropoietin that is given to reduce or avoid the need for red blood cell transfusions. Epogen stimulates your bone marrow to make more red blood cells. Having more red blood cells raises your hemoglobin level. Can use the drug and the anemia herbs at the same time if so desired.
Herbal Medicinal Uses
Echinacea – Studies show that Echinacea stimulates bone marrow production of new red blood cells. It also contains B vitamins and cobalt that are important for red blood cell production. At Northwestern State University it was found that large doses of Echinacea increased erythropoietin production… which is a very important compound that promotes red blood cell production.
Yellow Dock – normally used for detoxing… this wonderful herb also helps stimulate the bone marrow to produce red blood cells and it also works well for eczema and liver conditions.
Licorice Root – Studies show that licorice root used for 10 to 15 days can increase red blood cell production and hemoglobin concentrations too, with as much as a 15% increase in red blood cell production and erythropoietin activation. Licorice roots should only be used for short periods of time.
Dandelion Root- Studies show that there are significant increases in red blood cell production in mice when given the Dandelion extract. Dandelion contains many powerful compounds including levulin, tracxacerin, and inulin.The health benefits of dandelion include relief from liver disorders, diabetes, urinary disorders, acne, jaundice, cancer, and anemia. E.g Jaundice: Jaundice is primarily a disorder of the liver in which the organ starts overproducing bile, which ultimately enters the bloodstream and wreaks havoc on the body’s metabolism. The excess bile is also reflected through color of the skin, and eyes, which typically develop a yellow tint. The treatment of jaundice includes three main steps. First, you need to curb the production of bile. Second, you must remove the excess bile from the body, and third, you have to fight the underlying viral infection.
Astragalus Root - Astragalus is common Chinese Herb and now used in regular herbal medicine with great abilities to increase red blood cell production. And can help those with low white blood cell numbers to increase production and thus create balance. BABESIA HERBS - like Lemon Balm herb - kills cofactors of other illness caused viruses including the bacteria Streptococcus, E.Coli, Bartonella, Babesia, Mycoplasma Pneumoniae, and Chlamydophila Pneumoniae, plus Fungus Candida. This reduces the strain on the Immune System.
Sweet Annie-Chinese wormwood (artemisia annus) Also known as - Artemisinin. For a parasitic disease of the blood and liver. Primarily a antimalarial, the artemisinin that can be extracted from Artemisia annua has been found by numerous studies to be effective against a wide range of viruses, the fungus pneumocystis jiroveci, the parasitic protozoa Toxoplasma gondii, cancer cell lines, and other parasitic infections, such as schistosomiasis, leishmaniasis, Chagas disease, and African sleeping sickness. So great to use for Lung infection - pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) that is caused by a fungus. This herb is also often used for Malaria and Lymesia Lyme infections, Leishmaniasis (a parasite fighting herb, by itself it has been found effective at killing most of the leishmaniasis protozoan. Cryptolepis herb - anti-malaria, which also includes antimicrobial, antimuscarinic, vasodilating, noradrenergic, antithrombotic, anti-inflammatory, and hypoglycemic activities. Sida Cordifolia herb - is used to treat Babesia infection.
5. HAMPL Circulation Balance 100ml drops * prevention of blood clots.
Contains homeopathic, nosode complex: Aconite, Arnica, Calc Flour, Nux Vomica, Hamamelis, Collonsonia, Carbo Veg, Carduus Mar, Rutin, Flour Acid, with organ support - vein tissue, veins, arterial tissues, capillaries, arteries, arterioles sarcodes 50M, HAMPL Congestive Heart 22-1 formula.
Conditions support or prevention: All circulation problems, heart disease, strokes, arteriosclerosis. Apply a dose of the body up to 6 x daily if severe, otherwise, 3 x daily longer term for prevention ( add to drinking water and meals)
If your pet has been diagnosed with this infection from a parasitic tick bite "Babesia gibsoni", and needing extra support use in conjunction with: HAMPL DuraAid 22-2 50ml drops (if needed a diuretic for ascites anywhere in the body) HAMPL RenoAid 19-1 50ml drops (if kidneys are being affected)
FEVER - If there is fever, bottle 3. HAMPL Blood 38-3 50ml drops of this set. (has the Fever & Inflammation pain formula in it)
HEART- the formula bottle 5. HAMPL Circulation formula 100ml drops of this set. (has the Congestive heart formula in it)
General Dosing and Instructions Guide
For all species, size, and ages.
(a) “HOMEOPATHICS”are sold in either a clear liquid or tiny white pills or granules – both have no odour or taste) Easy “application dosing” for all species:
- Homeopathic DROPS (clear liquid) DRIP or APPLY 3 to 4 drops, pat into fur/skin with bottom of bottle. i.e. back of shoulder blades (not orally) which is regarded as one dose for all size species and ages. Note: Liquid homeopathics are more suited for feline, toy dog, fish, birds and other small species
- Homeopathic PILLS (white pills) crush a pill (or whole) and add to gum/pouch of mouth to dissolve in saliva. Does not need to swallow it.
- Homeopathic GRANULES (white grain) and a small light sprinkle or a pinch to meals, or stir into water trough or bowl.
Casual repeat dosing can add to water bowl or feed dish or water trough for wildlife or farm animals.
Refer to Bottle Label for suggested frequencies repeat dosing needed per day.
NOTE: the rule is one must “repeat a dose” more frequently with less time in between each application dose, which is more important than the amount given each time. Repeat application will provide faster action.
(b) “HERBAL MEDICINES ” (brown liquid – strong odour & tasting) ”Application dosing” for all species and sizes: Canine, equine, cow, sheep, goat : add herbal drops (as recommended on bottle label) to some (unsweetened apple sauce or apple juice) for canines and oral syringe side of mouth. Can add other vitamins (crushed) Alkaline green powders etc. to mix.
Refer to Bottle Label for amount of drops per species size. e.g 60 drops = 1 teaspoon
What I do for example: If I was needing to give herb treatments and/or vitamin supplements to feline or toy dog or other small animals – I add this herbal formula to a small bowl add some boiled water (about a teaspoon) to it so to dissolve the alcohol in it, let cool, then add what vitamins If needed (powder or crushed tab – a pinch) mixed in another 50ml of water, and oral syringe once a day or twice a day …smear on a little “vegemite paste” (if cannot get Vegemite in your country, try fresh pate or slippery elm powder added can help mask the taste) around and on tip of oral syringe, as felines seem to real like the taste of this paste, but not too much as it is quite a strong taste)
(c)“NUTRITIONAL Mix ” Giving vitamins and supplements (tablets or powders) Note: always crush tablet before adding to food or liquid mix. Felines or small animals: make up 1 cup of mixture, adding approx. a pinch of some type of Green powder (alkaline powder) or Chlorella powder (cleansing of toxins) or 1/4 Teaspoons of Slippery elm powder (to mask the taste) with 1 teaspoon of herbs if you are having to also give herbal medicines (i.e. brown liquid) Med to large animals: add twice to three times the amount.
DOSING: Feline or small animal: using an oral syringe draw up 1ml and gently small sips. Or add a teaspoon to meals if they don’t mind eating it with meals (mix well into food) Do not put in Fridge. Room temp is best as too cold is dislike by felines.
DOSING: Canine, equine, cow, sheep, goat: try mixing well into food and hand piece before feeding main meals. Or dose same as suggested for felines, but add three times as much herbal medicines and vitamins to 1/2 cup of water or (unsweetened) apple sauce or apple juice.
What I do for example: If i was needing to give herb treatments and/or vitamin supplements to feline or toy dog or other small animals – I add this herbal formula to 1/2 cup of boiled hot water to it so to dissolve the alcohol in it, let cool, then add what vitamins If needed (powder or crushed tab – a pinch) mixed in another 50ml of water, and oral syringe once a day or twice a day …. smear on a little “vegemite paste” (if cannot get Vegemite in your country, try fresh pate or slippery elm powder added can help mask the taste) around and on tip of oral syringe, as felines seem to real like the taste of this paste, but not too much as it is quite a strong taste)
Slippery Elm Powder If needing to add or use Slippery Elm powder
FOR CONDITIONS like …. diarrhea, stomach ulcers, or sore inflamed mouth or mouth ulcers, constipation, or IBS (i.e. colitis), plus it can also been given as a liquid meal given orally via syringe as it is highly nutritional (oral liquid feeding) for convalescing during illness when not eating solids.
CONVALESCING ..can been given as a liquid meal given orally via syringe as it is highly nutritional (oral liquid feeding) for convalescing during illness when not eating solids or not eating very well. ~ Add a small amount of powder to the mix to enough to make a runny liquid mix, if you put too much of the powder it will become thick and gluggy, if this happens you will need to add more liquid to it. Can add crushed vitamins and herbal medicines to this as well. OPTIONS: Oral dose in syringe or add to meals three times a day or more to maintain normal health again, then can stop or reduce frequencies.
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