Integrative Medicine Webinar: Herbal Treatment in Cardiomyopathy
Presented by: Greg Todd, DVM, CVA
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This one hour lecture will briefly examine the conventional and TCVM pathology of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), especially in Doberman Pinscher dogs. The method of action of certain Chinese Herbal Formulas used to treat this disease will also be examined from a TCVM perspective as well as a conventional pathophysiologic perspective. These principles will be demonstrated with a case.
- The pathophysiology of Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) from a conventional view point.
- The pathophysiology of DCM from a Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) perspective.
- A review of the mechanism of action for Chinese Herbal Medicines (CHM) in the pathophysiology of DCM.
- The top CHM (single herbs) for treatment of DCM
- Two key CHM formulas which hold promise for the treatment of DCM
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With over 30 years experience, Animal Hospital of Dunedin is proud to have Dr. Gregory Todd as a Veterinarian. He earned his Bachelor of Science at the University of Florida in 1983, and received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at the University of Florida in 1988. Dr. Todd’s additional credentials include a CVA at the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. His areas of professional interest include Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, Nutrition, Internal Medicine, and Dentistry.
Growing up, Dr. Todd’s family moved every year. In each town he lived, he noticed there was a veterinarian that the community liked and trusted. After seeing the bond with veterinarians and their patients, Dr. Todd was inspired to become a part of the community to help and care for animals.
Originally from South Carolina, Dr. Todd moved to Florida and currently resides there with his wife, Laura, and two children, Becky and Ben. In his spare time, he volunteers as President of the American Association of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine and the Scholarship Committee Chairman for the World Association of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. In addition to volunteering, he is an assistant professor at the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine.