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Integrative methods for seizure treatment

San Diego

In a dvm360® interview, Fred Wininger, VMD, MS, DACVIM, shared effective integrative approaches for seizure management.

According to Fred Wininger, VMD, MS, DACVIM, seizures are 10 times more common in dogs than humans, making them a prevalent condition to treat in the veterinary field. At the Fetch dvm360® conference in San Diego, he highlighted integrative methods for treating seizures aside from CBD and traditional anti-seizure medicine.

View the video below for the entire discussion. The following is a partial transcript.

Fred Wininger, VMD, MS, DACVIM: [Seizure management] is an area of intensive research and outside of traditional anti-seizure medications and CBD, there are different diets that have been purported to be of use, specifically the Purina NeuroCare diet with its medium-chain fatty acids. I think what we're really headed towards is surgical intervention [in veterinary seizure treatment] so [incorporating] things like brain stimulation [and] other analogs [that] they're using in the human field.

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