Finding out that your canine companion is unwell is never good, let alone when they are suffering from such devastating illness. Dog owners often few powerless when you cannot control or help to ease the symptoms of the disease and the treatment.
It is common to seek natural alternative treatments that can help treat and alleviate these adversity symptoms to help comfort your dog.
Results of a study that examined the anti-tumor effects of cannabidiol exhibited CBD’s properties that make it effective at suppressing tumor growth and destroying cancer cells. Studies revealed that many canine cancers’ presentation, histology, and biology closely parallel those of human cancers. It might help explain how CBD could potentially alleviate cancer symptoms like pain and inflammation and induce apoptosis (cell death) in cancer cells.
Cancer types that affect dogs the most
Cancer is a common disease among dogs. In fact, according to the Veterinary Cancer Society, it is the leading cause of death in roughly 47% of dogs. These are the most common cancer types in dogs:
- Mammary gland and breast cancer
- Head and neck (mouth).
- Abdominal tumors
Although CBD oil and other pet line products are natural, safe, and available for consumption without a prescription, we recommend discussing using it with your veterinarian and how CBD can interact with certain prescribed medications.
Using CBD to Treat Cancer in Dogs
CBD can help manage symptoms caused by cancer. It can be used to treat the symptoms of their condition as well as side effects of treatment, including attempting to slow the growth/spread of cancer.
- Reduce the size of the tumor
CBD has the potential to help reduce the size of tumors. In fact, it has been shown to have anti-tumor effects in several types of human cancers.
- Reduce pain and inflammation
Pain and inflammation are common side effects of treatment and symptoms of the disease. CBD has compounds that reduce inflammation, joint pain and can help to alleviate general aches and pains.
- Boost immune system
CBD interacts with the endocannabinoid system; it helps to boost your dog’s immune system and overall health.
- Improve sleep
CBD helps regulate your body and mind, as it has a calming effect on your nervous system.
- Helps with nausea and appetite
CBD helps to regulate the metabolism and the overall gut health.
Read also: CBD for Pets: 5 Reasons to Give Your Dog CBD.
Still have questions?
At Gaia Hemp, we believe in the miracle healing power of herbs, as we personally have experienced the restorative medicinal benefits of CBD. We value transparency by offering the finest quality Canadian-grown hemp and cold-pressed CBD extracted with 100% purity. If you still have questions, do not hesitate to contact us today.