Green Lipped Mussel for Dogs
What does green lipped mussel do for dogs?
Green lipped mussel is a natural supplement that builds healthy joints, reduces inflammation, and eases joint pain in dogs. Azestfor's anti-inflammatory green lipped mussel powder supplement contains green lipped mussel rich in omega-3, chondroitin and glucosamine the naturally occurring components work synergistically and are particularly effective at reducing inflammation, repairing damaged tissue and building healthy cartilage in the joints, while also promoting a healthy skin and a shiny coat.
How long does it take for green lipped mussel to work in dogs?
Improvements in joint health can typically be noticed after just six weeks of treatment with a green lipped mussel powder supplement, such as Azestfor. Studies have shown that joint pain and inflammation are reduced after six weeks, and arthritic dogs show improved mobility after eight weeks of treatment with green lipped mussel.
Can you give a dog too much green lipped mussel?
Green lipped mussel does not cause any known adverse health effects or signs of toxicity in dogs when given at the recommended doses. One study which assessed how effective green lipped mussel is for treating degenerative joint disease in dogs found no toxic effects in any of the dogs used in the study. However, it is important to note that if your dog is allergic to shellfish, you should not give it supplements containing green lipped mussel, as being a shellfish, it may therefore cause an allergic reaction. As green lipped mussel is a natural nutrient-rich supplement, overdosing does not pose any serious concerns.
Is green lipped mussel better than fish oil?
Yes. Studies have shown that green lipped mussel is far more potent than other plant and fish oil extracts currently used to relieve inflammation associated with arthritis. Green lipped mussel contains unique omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids with potent anti-inflammatory properties that are not found in fish oil. Green lipped mussel also contains glucosamine, chondroitin, magnesium, zinc and other compounds such as eicosatetraenoic acid, which when combined with omega-3 oils could cumulatively be more effective at easing joint pain than if they were taken as individual supplements.
Is green lipped mussel an anti-inflammatory?
Yes. Green lipped mussel contains several components that have potent anti-inflammatory properties. These include glycosaminoglycan, as well as unique omega-3 fatty acids such as eicosatetraenoic acid (ETA) which binds cyclooxygenase, the enzyme responsible for inflammation. Studies have shown that the potent anti-inflammatory agents in green lipped mussel can actually reduce stomach ulcers caused by conventional pain medications used to treat arthritis.
Are green lipped mussels good for joint pain?
Yes. Green lipped mussel is very effective at treating joint pain. Studies have shown that green lipped mussel provides a safe and effective alternative to conventional drugs used to treat pain and inflammation of the joints in dogs. Dogs treated with green lipped mussel show improvements after just six weeks of treatment with a green lipped mussel powder supplement such as Azestfor.
Where can I buy green lipped mussels for dogs?
Azestfor sells green lipped mussel in the form of a powder supplement that can be sprinkled onto your pet's food and also as a tasty chewy treat. These products are manufactured at low temperature to retain the nutritional value and anti-inflammatory healing properties associated with green lipped mussel.