Pets For Health
Add to your Conference/Group
Add your comments:
Insert YouTube Videos inside your Slideworld presentation Copy and paste the video URL from YouTube, choose where to insert the video, and press “Submit”. The video will play in your slideshow after sometime.
Enter YouTube video URL
Enter Slide No where you want to insert youtube videos
on Jun 29, 2011 Says :
The best way to keep fit is to own a pet.
Post a comment
Post Comment on Twitter
Post Comment on SlideWorld
Subscribe to follow-up comments
SlideWorld will not store your password. SlideWorld will maintain your privacy.
Subscribe to follow-up comments
, favourited this 2 Years ago.
Slide 1 :
Pets can do wonders to your health and wellbeing. Let’s see how How Can Pets Improve Health?
Slide 2 :
Ward off anxiety and stress in just 15 minutes Just few minutes spent with your pet actually brings down the level of cortisol, a hormone associated with stress. And the level of serotonin, associated with well-being is increased.
Slide 3 :
Blood Pressure under control Having a pet can help you manage your blood pressure. Tests show pet owners had lower blood pressure and lower heart rates during rest than people who did not own a pet.
Slide 4 :
Bring the Cholesterol down Owning a pet has the potential of making it easier to avoid the dangers of cholesterol. Researchers have noted lower levels of cholesterol and triglycerides in people who own pets compared to people who don't.
Slide 5 :
Cats and Dogs : Remedies for the Heart Research has shown the long-term benefits of owning a cat include protection for your heart. people who never owned a cat are 40% more likely to die of a heart attack than those who have
Slide 6 :
Fight Depression Therapists have been known to prescribe a pet as a way of dealing with and recovering from depression. A pet will listen to you talk for as long as you want to talk. walking with it, grooming it, playing with it -- takes you out of yourself and helps you feel better about the way you spend your time.
Slide 7 :
Better Physical Fitness People who own dogs tend to be more physically active and less obese than people who don't. Taking your dog for a daily 30-minute walk will keep you moving and ensures your fitness.
Slide 8 :
Make Your Pet an Exercise Buddy If you exercise with your pet, you'll both benefit. Some people like to use their cat rather than dumbbells when doing weight training. nd nationwide, there are yoga classes for people and their dogs, called doga. Funny, yet true.
Slide 9 :
Fewer Strokes Among Cat Owners Cat owners have fewer strokes than people who don't own cats. Cats often become the focus of their owner's interest, which diverts them from other stressful worries.
Slide 10 :
More Interaction, Less Isolation One key to a healthy mind is staying engaged with others. And pet owners have a tendency to want to talk with other pet owners. A dog is a conversation waiting to happen.
Slide 11 :
Fewer Allergies, Stronger Immunity Researchers have noted that when children grow up in a home with a dog or cat they are less likely to develop allergies. Higher levels of certain immune system chemicals indicate a stronger immune system activation.
Slide 12 :
Cats and Asthma Prevention Researchers have studied the effects of having cats in the homes of infants at risk for asthma. There is one exception. Children whose mothers have a cat allergy are three times more likely to develop asthma after early exposure to cats.
Slide 13 :
Risk Alarm Some dogs can alert their owner to a dangerous drop in blood glocose before it actually happens. They may be responding to chemical changes in the body that give off a scent. Dogs for Diabetics is training more dogs to help more people.
Slide 14 :
Working With a Counselor Some mental health therapists use a dog in therapy. A dog in the office may help someone be more at ease. A remark to or about a dog may reveal what's really on a patient's mind.
Slide 15 :
Partners in Better Cancer Care Cats and dogs both get cancer, and both benefit from research on human cancer. But more and more the opposite is also true. Humans are benefiting from research on their cancers. And preventing cancer in pets can lead to new prevention strategies for their human owners.
Slide 16 :
Overcoming the Limitations of ADHD Kids with ADHD can benefit from working with and keeping a pet. Taking charge of the tasks on a pet care schedule helps a child learn to plan and be responsible. And because the bond between a pet and a child is unconditional love, pets help children with ADHD learn about self-esteem.
Slide 17 :
Autism: Addressing the Senses Sensory issues are common among children with autism. The children typically find it calming to work with animals. And animals easily hold the attention of children with autism.
Slide 18 :
Want Stronger Bones? Walk the Dog Strong bones are your best defense against osteoporosis and painful fractures. Walking your dog helps. It's a weight-bearing exercise that strengthens your bones and the muscles around them.
Slide 19 :
If you have arthritis, you know its important to stretch. You also know it can be hard to know when you're stretching enough. Take a cue from your cat. Watch how many times she stretches every day, and when she does, you do it too. Stretching With the Cat
Slide 20 :
Managing Arthritis Together If your dog has arthritis, you can use the effort to manage his to help manage yours. When you make an appointment at the vet, also call and make your own doctor's appointment. Regular exercise is important for both of you, so walk with your dog.
Slide 21 :
Getting Back in the Saddle Some rehab programs for stroke patients use horses to help facilitate recovery. Horseback riding provides stretching exercise, which is especially good if one side has been made weaker. It also helps the person regain balance and build core strength.
Slide 22 :
Relief From RA People with rheumatoid arthritis derive benefit from movements like walking and throwing a Frisbee with their pet. the best help comes from those dogs or cats that seem to be super sensitive to people who aren't feeling well.
Slide 23 :
Soothing Heat A Mexican hairless dogs called a Xolo are known for generating intense body heat. Xolos can be of great help to people with Fibromyalgia and other forms of chronic pain that respond to heat. Some dogs have even been trained to ride around wrapped around the neck of a person with chronic neck pain.
Slide 24 :
Seizure Dogs A "seizure dog" is one that has been specially trained to live and work with people who have epilepsy. Some lie next to a person having a seizure to prevent injury.
Slide 25 :
Specially trained dogs can perform tasks that let people with Parkinson's disease maintain their independence. They can pick up dropped items or fetch requested ones. They can provide balance support, open and close doors, turn lights on with their paws. Staying Independent
Slide 26 :
Some dogs are trained to understand a range of commands which lets them help people with aphasia (a language disorder common in older adults, particularly those who've had a stroke). Petting or scratching a dog can help a patient rebuild strength while recovering from a stroke or other illness. It also creates a feeling of calm. A Better Quality of Life
Slide 27 :
A Calming Presence People with AIDS are less likely to be depressed if they own a pet. And with an animal in the home, people with Alzheimer's have fewer anxious outbursts.
Slide 28 :
Animal Assisted Therapies Letting patients interact with animals appears to improve mood and reduce anxiety.
Module Health Psycho...
Preparing to work in...
Health care 101 wome...
Mental Health and Il...
Flexibility and Low ...
Physician Practice i...
Free Powerpoint Templates
3 Years ago.
3053 Views, 1 favourite
Presentation on Healthy Pets, Pets For Health, pet therapy- Slides
More By User
Flag as inappropriate
Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate. If needed, use the
form to let us know more details.
Other Terms Of Service Violation