Blog — insect bite hypersensitivity

TurmerItch Transforms Life of Sweet Itch Pony

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TurmerItch Transforms Life of Sweet Itch Pony

Linda has owned Peggy, her 16-year-old Irish Cob, for three years and has been battling her sweet itch each year from April through to September. Linda knows Peggy has suffered from sweet itch since she was a two-year-old and it has at times been so severe that she has rubbed herself raw leaving behind nasty lesions with pus. Peggy itches and loses hair from her mane, tail, belly, chest and shoulders. Peggy’s sweet itch also has an effect on her respiratory system and the vet injects her twice a year with a steroid to help alleviate her wheezing. During the...

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TurmerItch: Not just for Summer!

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TurmerItch: Not just for Summer!

TurmerItch is formulated to help not only repel biting insects, but also support the entire mechanism of allergic reaction and resultant discomfort. Although it would seem logical to only feed TurmerItch during fly season, it may not be the best policy. It has been shown that horses that are particularly prone to insect bite hypersensitivity may have underlying issues with allergens. Several allergenic factors, such as inhaled and ingested factors, microbiome imbalance, inherent overproduction of IgE antibodies, when added to the bodies reaction to an insect bite takes the overall response over a threshold, resulting in a full inflammatory response, with...

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