All SARDS dogs produce a deficient or non-functional cortisol that will allow for the production of elevated amounts of adrenal estrogen, measured by the veterinary laboratories, as total estrogen.
It is the elevated adrenal estrogen that deregulates the immune system, which causes the SARDS.
Various foods are usually not thought about as adversely affecting a SARDS, dog’s vision, however an improper diet will definitely interfere with the return of vision in a SARDS dog and MUST be taken into consideration.
If you would like to determine a proper diet to feed your SARDS dog, you must try to avoid the following types of foods;
Phytoestrogens, are foods that contain plant estrogens that add to the adrenal
Any food that contains soy or flaxseed products, should be totally avoided.
For a complete list of foods and amounts of phytoestrogens that are included in
In most foods, please go to www.drplechner.com or the internet and New
Information on Exact Quantities of Phytoestrogens (plant estrogens), that are
Contained in the Foods We Eat and Feed Our Pets.
Xenoestrogens are chemical mimicking estrogens that will add to the adrenal
estrogen overload, but will not be measured in the total estrogen and can be
very damaging and very insidious.
Unfortunately, xenoestrogens are found throughout many different household
products that end up in our food and in the food we feed our pets.
For more information on household products and xenoestrogens, please go to
www.drplechner.com or the Internet and read Be Aware of the Dangers of
Household Products That Might Cause You, Your Family, and Your Family Pet
Major Health Problems.
For further information on xenoestrogens, please go to www.drplechner.com or
the Internet and read Are Xenoestrogens Included in Total Estrogen?
Because xenoestrogens are so insidious to detect and hard to avoid, I have found
that by taking oral nutritional clay daily, for you and your family, including your
family pet, the nutritional clay with its very strong negative ion, will neutralize
This is an all-natural product that is definitely a product we should consider
taking now and in the future; to help avoid the health issue created by our toxic
For more information on the benefits of nutritional clay, please go to
www.deplechner.com and under books, there is a book called How Living Clay
Can help Your Pet Live Better. It is a free E-Book that will provide you with all
the information about the benefits of using nutritional clay.
FOODS THAT DISRUPT THYROID FUNCTION.
There are numbers of very healthy vegetables that unless steamed or cooked,
will bind the amino acid tyrosine; which is necessary for the production of
If the thyroid function for a SARDS patient becomes deficient, the metabolism
of the liver and kidneys will also become reduced and the proper breakdown
and excretion of the elevated adrenal estrogen will not occur. This will allow
for a total estrogen buildup; which will cause the SARDS blindness to continue.
To learn more about which foods may cause a thyroid deficiency, please go to
www.drplechner.com and read Common Foods That May Suppress Thyroid
Function in You and Your Pet.
For more general information on healthy foods to feed your pet in general;
please go to www.drplechner.com and read about Foods and Supplements That
are Important Compounds to be Aware of, in Order to Correctly Treat Atypical
Cortisol Estrogen Imbalance Syndrome.
The purpose of this article is to point out to you, the subtleties that are not often
realized, even with proper endocrine immune supplementation, and if they are
not taken into consideration they may stop vision from returning to your
Please be AWARE.
Dr. AL Plechner