A Critical Component of Kidney Disease Treatment: Less Stress

Yes, diet counts, but both psychological and environmental stress can accelerate the disease process or make it more painful.

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A dog diagnosed with chronic kidney failure should be switched to a diet prescribed by a veterinarian as soon as possible. It will contain less phosphorus than her regular diet, which will work to slow the progression of her disease. The mechanism is not completely understood, but a high-phosphorus diet has an effect on parathyroid […]
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