How do you treat Cushing’s disease naturally?
- Consume an Anti-Inflammatory Diet.
- Get Support and Help.
- Help Balance Hormones with Exercise.
- Get Enough Rest and Lower Stress.
- Try Adaptogen Herbs.
What can I give my dog to help with Cushing’s disease? Only one other drug, Anipryl (selegiline), is FDA-approved to treat Cushing’s disease in dogs, but only to treat uncomplicated, pituitary-dependent Cushing’s. Veterinarians have often used a human chemotherapy drug, Lysodren (mitotane), “off-label” to treat Cushing’s in dogs.
What foods should dogs avoid with Cushing’s disease? First and foremost, avoid feeding your dog table scraps and treats that are fatty or high in sugar, and instead follow your veterinarian’s recommendations to find the right Cushing’s disease diet for your dog.
Is coconut oil good for dogs with Cushings? Supplementing your dog’s diet with coconut oil is a great way to provide a much-needed source of lipid energy the body needs to function and help manage the symptoms of Cushing’s disease. The lauric acid in coconut oil increases the good HDL cholesterol in the blood to help improve cholesterol ratio levels.