Natura Petz Kick Start My Heart - Probiotic Heart (Cardiovascular) & Circulation Support*
Probiotic Heart (Cardiovascular) and Circulation Support* (* As recommended by holistic veterinarians for use under a traditional medical system)
Kick Start My Heart contains flavonoids, catechin polyphenols, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) and antioxidants, which when synergistically combined, are 200 times more powerful than vitamins alone at neutralizing free radicals, which are one of the primary causes of cardiovascular disease. Kick Start My Heart is used by holistic veterinarians and may help fortify the heart matrix when heart disease presents, and may help function as a heart and immune tonic for dogs and cats diagnosed with all types of Heart Disease, including as an adjunctive aid for Congestive Heart Disease (CHD), Cardiomyopathy, Valvular Heart Disease, Endocardiosis and Ischemic Heart Disease and Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. (* As recommended by holistic veterinarians for use under a traditional medical system)
Congestive Heart Disease is caused by diseases that weaken heart muscles, that cause stiffening of heart muscles, or that increase oxygen demand by the body tissue beyond the capability of the heart to deliver adequate oxygen-rich blood. Kick Start My Heart may help offset the damage caused by diseases that attack and degrade heart function, to neutralize free radical damage, and may also help to strengthen healthy heart muscles, function and circulation.
Kick Start My Heart may be helpful to assist in disease prevention as well as may help as a reactive health option once heart dysfunction or heart disease is diagnosed. (* As recommended by holistic veterinarians for use under a traditional medical system)
Kick Start My Heart may help to reduce the risks associated with Heart Disease, including hypertension, arteriosclerosis and atherosclerosis; lower LDL (bad) cholesterol and reduce triglycerides while raising HDL (good) cholesterol. Its plant actions may help to promote healthy circulation as well as strong blood vessels, veins and arteries, which work in a coordinated effort to support the heart matrix by regenerating cell healing in all parts of the body, critical for animals with heart disease. If an animal has the proper nutritional tools and balanced immunity, they are they supplied the vital components to help fight against heart disease. (* As recommended by holistic veterinarians for use under a traditional medical system)
This plant wonder may also help to provide cognitive support, by helping stimulate alpha brain waves which promote healthy brain function and its digestive enzyme and Probiotic content help support healthy digestion, especially important for dogs and cats suffering from Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. (* As recommended by holistic veterinarians for use under a traditional medical system)
Secondary plant actions may help promote weight loss and obesity, which is common for dogs and cats with heart problem and may help boost metabolism and set proper metabolic rate, all critical tasks when heart dysfunction presents. Along the way, it's helps support teeth health and works against tooth decay in dogs and cats. (* As recommended by holistic veterinarians for use under a traditional medical system)
Strongly antioxidant, anti-carcinogenic, anti inflammatory and antimicrobial.*
ALS, Adult, Senior, Puppy, Kitten: for general cardiac support and pets with increased cardiac demand, for Heart Disease such as CHF as indicated by cardiac auscultation, ECG, thoracic radiographs and echocardiography, for senior or convalescing pets.
Do not use if your pet is pregnant, nursing or suffer from liver dysfunction. Do not use if your pet is sensitive or allergic to caffeine as it can cause insomnia, anxiety, irritability, upset stomach, nausea, diarrhea, or frequent urination in some animals. Green tea contains small amounts of vitamin K, which can make anticoagulant drugs, such as warfarin, less effective.
Gelatin capsules, Camellia sinensis Green Tea
Beef flavored capsules.
Their capsules are certified Kosher and Halal, and meet all requirements of European Pharmacopoeia (EP), and the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP).
(please confirm dosage according to life stage of dog or cat)
Dogs and cats up to 12 pounds: 1/4 capsule, one time daily.
Dogs and cats 13-25 pounds: 1/2 capsule, one time daily.
Dogs and cats 26+ pounds: 1/2 capsule, two times daily.
Quinolone antibiotics interact with Green Tea. Some antibiotics that decrease how quickly the body breaks down caffeine include ciprofloxacin (Cipro), enoxacin (Penetrex), norfloxacin (Chibroxin, Noroxin), sparfloxacin (Zagam), trovafloxacin (Trovan), and grepafloxacin (Raxar). The EGCG and other polyphenols in green tea can inhibit the therapeutic effect of bortezomib (Velcade) and other boronic acid based proteasome inhibitors (37). Cimetidine (Tagamet) interacts with Green Tea. The caffeine content in green tea may inhibit the hemodynamic effects of adenosine (18). The tannin content in green tea may reduce the absorption of atropine and codeine. Caffeine in green tea may increase PT / PTT.
Possible interactions with adenosine, Beta-lactam, Benzodiazepines, Beta-blockers, Propranolol and Metoprolo, Blood thinners such as Coumadin, chemotherapy medications such as doxorubicin and tamoxifen, Clozapine (Clozaril), Ephedrine, Lithium, MAOI's including Isocarboxazid (Marplan). Moclobemide, (Manerix), Phenelzine (Nardil) and Tranylcypromine (Parnate) and Phenylpropanolamine, acetaminophen (Tylenol) and Carbamazepine (Tegretol), Dipyridamole (Persatine), estrogen, Fluvoxamine (Luvox), Methotrexate, Mexiletine (Mexitil), Phenobarbital, Theophylline and Verapamil (Bosoptin, Calan, Covera- HS, Verelan, Verelan PM.
May cause insomnia and nausea. Tannins may reduce absorption and bioavailability of codeine, atropine, and iron supplements. Use caution if your pet has peptic ulcers because it can stimulate the production of gastric acid. Drinking green tea may make anemia worse. Caffeine might increase the risk of bleeding so talk to your Vet before administrating to a dog/cat with a bleeding disorder. Caffeine in green tea might cause irregular heartbeat.