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Fight Cancer and Disease Through the Gut - Dr. Nick Thompson Deep Dive

Fight Cancer & Disease Through the Gut – Nutrition, Fleas and More | Dr. Nick Thompson Deep Dive


Summary

Holistic Veterinarian, Dr. Nick Thompson discusses a wide range of topics in this week’s episode of Dog Cancer Answers. Educating our listeners on everything from the microbiome, the science behind epigenetics and cancer gene expression, your dog’s immune system. And how you can help keep your dog flea, tick, and worm free without using all the harsh chemicals in traditional over the counter or prescription antiparasitic medications.

In one information packed episode with Dr. Nick Thompson, you will learn about your dog’s gut health. The importance of good nutrition in fighting cancer. The science behind the expression of cancer genes. A list of Dr. Nick’s favorite cancer fighting supplements and herbs. And so much more!


Episode Notes

Links Mentioned in Today’s Show:

The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger.

Dr. Nick’s site—contains lots of other resources, recommendations, and contact infohttp://holisticvet.co.uk/

Books and Talks Dr. Nick recommends: 

“Entangled Life” by Merlin Sheldrake—fungi and yeast may save us yet! https://www.merlinsheldrake.com/entangled-life

“Give Your Dog a Bone” by Dr. Ian Billinghurst, which helped Dr. Thompson turn to the raw food diet https://drianbillinghurst.com/product/give-your-dog-a-bone/

“Raw Meaty Bones” by Tom Lonsdale, precursor of the BARF diet  http://www.rawmeatybones.com/book.php

Dr. John Cryan’s TED talk “Food for thought: How gut microbes change your mind” https://www.tedmed.com/talks/show?id=293045

Dr. Cryan’s book on gut bugs influencing our brains “The Psychobiotic Revolution” http://psychobiotic-revolution.com/

Dr. Nick’s recommended books on herbs http://holisticvet.co.uk/index.php/reading/reading-herbal-medicine/

The 2018 French study linking processed food intake with cancer rates in humans https://www.bmj.com/content/360/bmj.k322

Raw Food Resources for Everyone: 

The Raw Feeding Veterinary Society https://rfvs.info/ (Click under “About Us” for info about the November 2020 conference)

Answers Pet Food (US based raw food company) https://www.answerspetfood.com/

KetoPet Sanctuary (free education on ketogenic pet diet) https://www.ketopetsanctuary.com/

The Raw Feeding Veterinary Society’s public Facebook forum  https://www.facebook.com/RawFeedingVets/

Other Links: 

What is epigenetics?  https://www.livescience.com/37703-epigenetics.html

About Today’s Guest, Dr. Nick Thompson: 

Nick is a fully trained vet with over twenty years’ experience. He has also trained in homeopathy, acupuncture, natural nutrition, and veterinary herbal medicine. He will use both ‘complementary’ and conventional approaches, together with a large dose of old-fashioned common sense to try to establish what is really wrong with your animal and fix it.

Nick has a special interest in immunology, internal medicine in all species, and Autism spectrum behavior in dogs and horses.

Working closely with conventional colleagues and friends in the veterinary world, we, together with patient and owner, make a hard working team focused and committed to changing health and behavior for the better.

Holisticvet is based in Bath, Somerset.

Dog Cancer Answers is a Maui Media production in association with Dog Podcast Network

This episode is sponsored by the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. Available everywhere fine books are sold.

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Dr. Nick Thompson

BSc (Vet Sci) Hons, BVM&S, VetMFHom, MRCVS.

United Kingdom

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Nick is a fully trained vet with over 20 years experience. He has also trained in homeopathyacupuncturenatural nutrition and veterinary herbal medicine. He will use both ‘complementary’ and conventional approaches, together with a large dose of old-fashioned common sense to try to establish what is really wrong with your animal and fix it.