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Blood Disorder in Horses

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Treatment

 

Treatment for hyperlipemia must be administered as soon as possible to ensure the survival of the horse. Your veterinarian will determine the most effective method of replacing the substantial loss of energy associated with hyperlipemia, as well as reduce the amount of fat found in the blood’s plasma.

 

Prevention

 

Once treatment for hyperlipemia has been administered, some lifestyle changes must be made in order to prevent this calamitous disorder from happening again. Steps should be made to ensure that the weight issue is addressed, such as changes in feeding habits and exercise habits to initiate weight loss. Since hyperlipemia is an issue attributed to overweight horses, a decrease in weight can make a big difference. In addition, creating a stress-free environment for the animal or drastically reducing its dietary habits can also minimize the chances of hyperlipemia in your horse.

 

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