SURVEY RESULTS FOR DOGS USING HMR LIGNANS AND MELATONIN FOR CUSHINGS

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Survey Questions For Dogs Responses      
Name Sharon P Indianapolis In Name Private from Port Hueneme, Ca Teri P laguna woods, CA Teresa J Junction City OR
Dog Name Budroe Gertie Malia Tila
Breed of Dog Golden Retriever Labrador Poodle Mix Queensland Red Cattledog
Age of Dog 16 yrs 5 mos 13 (now deceased)10.5 13
Weight of Dog 64 68 13 43
Gender Male Female Female Female
Neutered, Spayed or Intact Neutered Spayed Spayed Spayed
Diagnosis (C, AC, Suspect, None) Atypical Cushings Atypical Cushings Atypical Cushings Atypical Cushings
Type of tumor (Ad, Pit, None)     None None
Clinical signs/Symptoms Very heavy panting ate everything in sight, lost weight bloodwork was elevated craving water then leakage during exuberant play dates, lethargy
Treatment (HMR, flax, melatonin) HMR, flaxseed, melatonin HMR, Melatonin HMR, Melatonin flaxseed, melatonin (previously on HMR)
Dosage lignan: 33 mg melatonin: 6 mg   HMR: 40 mg per day Melatonin: 3 mg twice a day flax: 33 mg 3 times a day melatonin: 6 mg 2 times a day
Other meds previcox, tramadol, hepato support, xiao chai hu tang, thuja occidentalis, dasuquin Yes None Thorne S.A.T. 3 x 3 day (150 mg each)
Have signs/bloodwork/clinical symptoms improved Yes improved until her liver gave out Yes Yes
If so, what has improved heavy panting has improved weight stabilized numbers have lowered, but not drastically water craving has abated, pants less, more bright eyed and energetic, more tolerant when playing with other dogs
How long until noticing improvement 3-4 weeks several weeks n/a (see below) the first day
If using melatonin, change in lethargy No change No change no change no change
Post response (Y/N) Y Y Y Y
Additional Comments Only took lignans for 2 months, wasn't sure it was helping. Need to order more and try it again.. She had a mass on her liver in addition to the cushings, they were diagnosed at the same time.   The vet gave her 6 months to live. 9 months later, she has 0 symptoms of disease. Thank you!

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