Old Dogs and Magnesium

Two weeks ago, we saw a 10 year dog that had been having seizures for several days. There are several things which can cause seizures in older dogs. In my experience, the most common is a functional deficiency of magnesium. Estimates are that approximately 30% of the...

SSKI- An Old Drug Reconsidered

SSKI(super saturated potassium iodide) is an old drug that has been largely forgotten over the years. In the early 20th century, it was the medication most commonly prescribed by physicians. A medical maxim from that time gives some idea how commonly it was used-...