Message Number: FHL3110 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Sukie Crandall
Date: 2007-11-26 20:06:20 UTC
Subject: [ferrethealth] Re: Canine Adrenal Support

Some of the ingredients do not OFFHAND make sense to me to give to a=20
ferret for multiple reasons that need to be checked out in case my=20
concerns are valid (including that ferret AAE -- which is=20
hyperhormonal -- is very, very, very, very different from dog adrenal=20
problems -- which are steroidal, that testicular hormones could be a=20
real mistake for a ferret who is hyperhormonal already from Adrenal=20
Associated Endocrinopathy (esp. one with prostate problems), that any=20
LH and FSH from the pituitary could worsen the hyperhormonal adrenal=20
symptoms, and that some ferrets with AAE also have insulinoma and that=20
raises the selenium concern w one yeast ingredient as an additional=20
source beyond food) but I am very short of time so check them with a=20
ferret-knowledgeable veterinarian first and look them up in some of=20
the Links in the FHL Links section and elsewhere to also discuss what=20
you find with that vet:

> ngredients: Bovine liver, bovine adrenal PMG=99 extract, black currant =

> juice, alfalfa juice, porcine duodenum, Eleutherococcus senticosus,=20
> defatted wheat germ, mushroom, nutritional yeast, carrot, wheat germ=20
> oil, veal bone PMG=99 extract, buckwheat leaf juice and seed, bovine=20
> adrenal Cytosol=99 extract, pea vine juice, rice bran, bovine adrenal, =

> bovine kidney, sea salt, oat flour, bovine orchic extract,=20
> allantoin, bovine pituitary PMG=99 extract, bovine thyroid PMG=99=20
> extract, soy bean lecithin, chlorophyll extract, kelp, and manganese=20
> glycerophosphate.
> Minerals=09
> Potassium 10 mg / =BD teaspoon
> Sodium 35 mg / =BD teaspoon

Sukie (not a vet)

Recommended ferret health links:

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