Tag Archives: bifidus

Acidophilus and Bifidus

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter, December 2022, Volume 27, Number 12 Dr. Madalyn Ward – How to have a healthy happy horse Acidophilus and Bifidus – I have trusted these probiotics for over 30 years. They are both prepared in a way that helps them survive in the gut. An acidophilus capsule contains 5 billion CFUs and … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Managing Stress for the Holidays

With Dr. Madalyn Ward As if life isn’t stressful enough juggling family, work, and social commitments, the holidays are here to bring a whole new level of stress. Sure the holidays can be a fun and joyous time, but there’s no denying they also bring on stress with preparing for celebrations, travel, and possibly having … Continue Reading »

Leaky Gut Syndrome Part 2

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter, August 2022, Volume 27, Number 8 Dr. Madalyn Ward – How to have a healthy happy horse Pathology Associated with Leaky Gut Syndrome To prevent noxious substances from entering the bloodstream, the healthy gut responds in a complex, highly integrated fashion. Enterocytes, or gut-lining cells, actually bind the noxious substance and release chemicals to destroy it. These cells … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: How Your Gut Affects Weight Loss

Many of us find that even eating a healthy wholefood diet, getting plenty of exercise, staying hydrated, and having techniques to cope with stress still isn’t enough when it comes to weight loss. We get to a certain point and can’t seem to get those stubborn few extra pounds gone. Especially if you are one … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Dark Chocolate Benefits for Your Gut

We’ve talked before about how chocolate can actually help you slim down. There are other dark chocolate health benefits too including using chocolate to support gut health. When we talk about chocolate for health benefits we’re talking about real, dark chocolate and preferably organic with 65% cacao or more. Processed chocolate with lots of sugar, … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Common Food Allergies and Natural Solutions

Are you one of the many Americans suffering with common food allergies? Do you have to carry an epipen with you wherever you go and scrutinize every food label before eating anything? It is estimated that there are 3 million children in this country with common food allergies and 3,000 emergency room visits a year … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: How Much Water Should You Really Drink?

As a society we’ve grown up being told that we’re not drinking enough water, so consequently all of us have become more conscious of hydration, which is good. The human body is 60-75% water, so we definitely need to keep our fluid level high. Plus, adequate water intake has been shown to: Help the body … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Natural Solutions for Better Hair

Having better hair doesn’t have to mean hours at a salon or wrecking your wallet with expensive hair treatments. The fact of the matter is that many salon treatments may help your hair look better temporarily, but many of these treatments actually damage your hair. For instance, excessive coloring, perming, and highlighting actually stresses your … Continue Reading »

Does Your Horse Have ADHD?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD) and Attention Deficit Disorder(ADD) are big problems in people but what about horses? What causes these conditions and how can they be handled? Do horses need stimulant drugs to function normally like some people do? These are all questions that have probably run through your mind if you have a horse … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Problems Sleeping? Turn Off That Blue Light and 5 Other Natural Solutions

Did you know that more than 60% of Americans report having problems sleeping (according to the Sleep Foundation)? Add to that the fact that at least 25% of people in the US take some form of sleep medication, and most still don’t get enough sleep (6 hours or less). All of these problems sleeping are … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Graceful Aging: Foods for Healthy Skin

Is your skin not participating in your program for graceful aging? Is it perhaps aging faster than the rest of you? Few things are more demoralizing than looking in the mirror and realizing that your skin makes you look older than your actual age! The good news is this: just as it is never too … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Montezuma’s Revenge: Avoiding the Symptoms

Montezuma’s revenge. If you have ever suffered from this condition then you know that it can really wreck your vacation. The “bottom line” of this condition is diarrhea … sometimes very violent diarrhea. Originally named by travelers to Mexican or South American countries, Montezuma’s revenge is also known colloquially as the runs, the trots, or … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Weak Immune System? Boost It!

Do you have a weak immune system, and catch every cold and flu that gets passed around? Or do you have other signs of a low immune system, such as skin disorders, allergies, or digestive problems? If so, the good news is that there is a natural solution for boosting your weak immune system. Ready? … Continue Reading »