Just as humans are taking care of themselves better and living longer, our dogs are also living longer. On the flipside, this longer life may mean they’ll suffer from some sort of degenerative joint disease. There are several types of canine arthritis, but the most common seen is age related. — Read Article
While there are several factors that cause collagen to break down, the repetitive motion of smiling a lot can cause collagen loss in those specific areas, thus creating lines and creases. Collagen makes up about 25 to 30 percent of the total protein in our bodies and it helps to keep our skin firm, supple and elastic.
If you’re repeatedly smiling, laughing and squinting, these motions will cause the skin to crease in the same area and subsequently wear down the tissue in that area. This can create an ingrained line in the area which eventually doesn’t go away after the muscles relax.
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Your dog sees you as part of their pack and you see them as a family member and when they get ill it can be upsetting to watch them suffer. Dogs are prone to illnesses just like we are and there are many common ones to look out for, but should not be ignored. The quicker you take action, the less they will suffer and there are many ways you can help prevent a recurrence of the same health problem. — Read Article
Pets get stressed out just like we do and some can be in a constant state of anxiety depending on their personality. It can be something simple like; hearing a loud noise, travelling in the car, meeting new people, a party in your home or a vet visit. — Read Article
Collagen is the most plentiful protein in your body which lives in your bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, organs, blood vessels, skin, connective tissues and intestinal lining. While your body has been producing collagen all its life, production starts to fall as you get older and can cause fine lines and wrinkles, stiffer and less flexible joints and tendons, weakening and shrinking muscles and the lining of your digestive tract to thin possibly causing gut sensitivity. — Read Article
Your skin is a living organ and without the right skin care it can become dull, lifeless and wrinkled due to ageing and today’s hectic lifestyles. Signs of skin ageing can become noticeable as early as your 20s, but if you take a little care you can slow the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and damage due to the suns UV rays. — Read Article