Do supplements prevent disc episodes?

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Neuro Corner Answers


Dr. Andrew Isaacs
DVM Diplomate ACVIM (Neurology)
Dogwood Veterinary Referral Center

Primary interests include intervertebral disc disease, seizure management, luxations/fractures of the spine, and surgery for brain tumors


Question

LINDA ASKS:

Do supplements help with preventing disc episodes?

ANSWER

Hi Linda,
Unfortunately, there is not a supplement that I am aware of that will help degenerative intervertebral disks.  The most important factor in helping prevent intervertebral disk episodes is minimizing high impact activities.


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