NHV Hearty Heart is an effective, gentle, and natural herbal remedy that supports and maintains healthy heart function in dogs and cats. This heart supplement provides effective support for canine heart diseases and cardiovascular disorders.
Cardiovascular disease affects over 10% of all animals, and congestive heart failure affects 20-40% of dogs. The cardiovascular system is comprised of the heart, along with arteries and veins.
The Three Most Common Heart Conditions for Dogs
- Congestive heart failure
- Heart failure
Once your dog is diagnosed with any heart issue, it will be a condition that persists for a lifetime. That is why taking care of your pet's heart with supplements that are vet-formulated and all-natural are so important.
For vet advice regarding heart conditions in dogs, read Dr. Hillary Cook's blog to break down symptoms to look for, and breeds of dogs that are more at risk.
Health Benefits of NHV’s Hearty Heart Supplements
With NHV’s Hearty Heart, your dog will be getting a powerful blend of herbal remedies that provide support for the heart, valves, and the entire pulmonary system. The combination of potent botanicals delivers herbs to the heart that help to improve:
- Blood flow
- Weakness and restlessness
NHV’s Hearty Heart supplements for dogs contain a powerful blend of herbs that help the brain, lungs, major arteries as well as the heart itself.
Hawthorne – the most powerful herb for the heart health of dogs. Hawthorn acts as a cardio tonic, which helps stabilize the heart’s activity based on what a dog’s heart needs; either to be stimulated or reduced. Hawthorn has traditionally been used for heart failure, heart palpitations, heart weakness, and for the circulatory system. This herb works by dilating the vessels and the coronary arteries, which improves the metabolic process and the blood supply to the heart and the rest of the body. Hawthorn may help with dog heart conditions by regulating your dog’s heart rate, coronary flow, and blood pressure. It also has a soothing and sedative effect that helps reduce stress.
Balsam Poplar – Encourages circulation and supports blood flow. Balsam Poplar has historically been used in North America by indigenous peoples for coughs, respiratory issues, and as a food for horses. This herb has strong anti-inflammatory and pain relieving properties.
Hops – Helps relax tension and anxiety while supporting circulation. This herb has calming, mild diuretic, and digestive properties. Studies have found that it helps as a heart supplement for dogs with restlessness and anxiety when experiencing physical stress.
Valerian – Beneficial for heart palpitations and regulates the nervous system. It is a gentle sedative that works on the nervous system by helping to calm a dog without making a pet drowsy. Valerian has been used by herbalist to help with anxiety and insomnia.
Woody Betony – This herb is one of the most valued in herbal medicine and has been used for decades for various ailments. It acts as a mild stimulant to the heart. Woody Betony is a nerve tonic that nourishes and builds vital energy. It contains glycosides, which may help reduce blood pressure in canines.
Lobelia – Causes immediate relaxation and expansion of the respiratory system that allows oxygenated blood to flow freely. It eases coughs brought on by heart issues.
European Mistletoe – This plant is considered to be a sacred plant and was called “all-heal" by the Celtic people. The parts used are the leaves and stems. Mistletoe has a long history in herbalism. It is used as a heart supplement for dogs to regulate blood pressure and to lower the heart rate. It also helps with anxiety, restlessness, and energy. Studies show that the herb Mistletoe has been used for various cancers as well.
Motherwort – Has a strengthening effect, especially on a weak heart. It is considered to be a mild sedative with relaxing properties. Motherwort has been used in herbal preparations to help ease heart palpations and rapid heart rates. It is a cardiotonic, which has traditionally been used to improve blood flow and to support heart health.
Pulsatilla – this herb is known to be antispasmodic which is considered to be beneficial in relaxing the heart muscle and helps to soothe coughing.
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