Five allowed, which treat human disease
Some animals are beneficial to people’s health and can even cure certain diseases, writes headinsider. Scientists believe that animals can provide medicine with new opportunities and methods of treatment of various diseases, including diabetes, Parkinson’s disease and dementia.
Thanks to the International organization for therapy animals, which actively practices and promotes the treatment of animals around the world, it became known that cats can contribute to the treatment:
neurosis, mental disorder, depression
cardiovascular diseases (after 20 minutes in the company of cats is aligned to the heartbeat and stabilizes blood pressure);
pathology of the respiratory system, including asthma; diseases of the digestive system; functional disorders of the musculoskeletal system; diseases of the joints; alcoholism, drug addiction; disorders of the endocrine system; fractures, injuries; diseases of the reproductive system.
Dogs suggest an active lifestyle — at least, they will have to walk, and maybe run with them for a few miles. Thus, our body gets several positive effects: maintaining weight, regular walks in the fresh air, the lack of depression, prevention of heart disease.
Specially trained dogs help people with many problems: guide dogs are indispensable helpers for the blind and dogs assistants can prevent epileptic seizures, allowing the ward to take the necessary steps to protect yourself. Dogs can smell cancer and can detect it at an early stage. In addition, saliva from dogs has antibacterial properties thanks to the contained the lysozyme — wound-healing substance.
Therapists today are increasingly for the treatment of humans horses. Clever and noble animals can help children with autism to young people with behavioral problems and adults with depression and various addictions — alcoholism, drug addiction, etc. In Scotland, horses are used in rehabilitation of injured and wounded military. Soldiers — complex patients, they do not accept pity, but they need somehow to help them return to peaceful life. Horses have a in such cases invaluable assistance.
Speaking about health, we can not ignore these little workers, because the products they produce, possess incredible properties. Honey — medicinal, cosmetic, and simply delicious food. Propolis is an indispensable antibacterial, antifungal, recuperative and immunostimulating substance. Another powerful bee product is the poison: the poison used in rheumatoid arthritis, neuralgia, multiple sclerosis and various pathologies of tendons and muscles.
The venom of snakes is used to treat problems with veins, the joints, they can cure even cancer, because snake venom can destroy those cells that “feed” cancer cells. The latest trends of Spa therapy used snakes for a relaxing and pain relieving massage large animals are used for deep massage and smaller — for easy.
Animals that help people with physiological and psychological problems a lot more. In fact, almost every animal is able in some way to deliver us at least one problem, so everyone should have a home pet and to confirm their beneficial effects.