Random Panting Dogs, Older Dogs Unexplained Panting

Panting Good MorningI'm not sure if I need to be worried…Last night wasn't as bad as 2 nights ago (photo on sofa)  My older dog was panting pretty heavy.  She's now lying down, and her heavy breathing almost always slows then.  She does well on walks.  All other behavior remains the same.  Loves to eat and beg. Drinks water. Appetite unchanged.  I know air quality has been... read more

Severe Concentric Left Ventricular Hypertrophy

Severe concentric left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is a medical condition characterized by the thickening of the muscular walls of the left ventricle of the heart. In this essay, we will delve into the diagnosis, causes, prognosis, treatments, and estimated lifespan of patients with severe concentric LVH.Diagnosis:The diagnosis of severe concentric LVH begins with a thorough medical history, physical... read more

Tiger Barb – Barbus Tetrazona – one of my favorite fish

 Hi, Doc Johnson here. With a few words about one of my top five favorite community tank fish. That’s the “Tiger Barb” in any of it’s many colors. They have a powder blue, a dark green, an all-black, normal, and even albino which is a delightful golden color. My MAIN purpose in this article is to tell you the TWO most important things. First: They have to eat practically constantly. If you’re forgetful... read more

Germs in your brain

Did you know that there are GERMS in our brains?Yeah, science can’t grow a single one of them, but they found DNA fingerprints of numerous bacteria.These indigenous, resident bacteria, are killed by antibiotics that cross the blood brain barrier.We have absolutely no idea what the impact of that is. Could be dementia, Alzheimer’s, anxiety, serotonin synthesis defects, and any other chemical... read more

Chicory Root Inulin, Fiber, boost soluble fiber for a better immune system

“ I take about two or 3 teaspoons of powdered chicory root in my coffee every morning, and I try to time it with my supplements, (but quite often I fail that). But I get FOS every day.”This is exactly the one I buy:’s an article over at that provides seven highlights to white chicory root inulin can do for you or your... read more

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