Scientists theorized that hair cortisol levels could help identify early stage pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction.
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Hormone concentrations can help diagnose reproductive problems, determine pregnancy status, and more.
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Researchers confirmed some suspected patterns in PPID clinical signs and identified others they considered surprising.
Photo by Steve Grubbs, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM
- Feeding Horses Post-Colic
- Racing's Future Without Fatal Fractures: Science Fiction?
- PPID Horses' Hair Cortisol Levels Examined
- The Otherwise Apparently Healthy Collapsing Horse
- Interpreting Endocrine Diagnostics for Subfertile Mares
- What is Equine Otohematoma?
- Cushing's Characteristics, Clinical Signs at Diagnosis
- Comparing SAA Levels in Horses With Respiratory Diseases
- Sedatives' Impact on Equine Lameness Exam Results
- Tips for Evaluating the Subfertile Mare
- Examining Horse Deaths Related to Endurance Rides
- Testing for EPM, Lyme, and Other Equine Neurologic Diseases
- Diagnosing Equine Ataxia: Go Back to Basics
- Diagnosing Equine Neck Conditions
- Things You Should and Should Not Put on a Horse's Wound
- Six Signs of Sacroiliac Disease in Horses
- Equine Infectious Disease Control in Developing Countries
- New Insulin Resistance Test Method for Horses (AAEP 2011)
- Monitoring and Preventing EPE on Endemic Farms (AAEP 2011)
- Effects of Behavior-Modifying Drug Investigated (AAEP 2011)
Owning horses sometimes requires making tough choices, especially as they get older.