Dr Anuska Viljoen

Dr Anuska Viljoen

BVSc(Hons) VetMFHom MRCVS

Addressing Conditions Early Can Improve Response

She had a chronic skin condition which had been treated and moderately controlled with antibiotics and steroids for years but never cured. When I started treating her she was no longer responding to medication. Unfortunately Rosie’s condition was too far gone by the time we started treating her. However she did improve for a few months with a combination of homeopathy and acupuncture, but then she suddenly deteriorated again.

This is an example of an incurable condition. It is possible that if we had supported her body’s own inherent ability to heal itself earlier, we may have been able to cure her or at least help her more. This is speculative but in my experience conditions which have been suppressed for long periods of time tend to respond less than those addressed early on in the course of the disease.

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