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Cockatiel Illnesses Cockatiels are one of the most lovable pets in the world. They are a valuable treasure to the owner. Cockatiels, just like humans, need a lot of attention and care. Parrots as pets are delightful but they can become extremely moody and temperamental. This may also depend on its health and diet.



  • Wise owner of cockatiels is one who is aware of common cockatiel illnesses so that he/she can at least try and help.
  • Many maladies are airborne and they set in even before you realize.
  • It is advisable to seek professional advice whenever you suspect a crisis.



Beak and Feather Syndrome

Spread by feather dust and dried feces, parrots infected with PBFDS show abnormal growth of new feathers. The new-fanged shafts look as if swollen and gnarled. Another type of PBFDS symptom that is quite prevalent is growth abnormality of the beak. There is currently no known cure for this disease. We have avoided adding flimsy points on Gout, as we find that the addition of such points have no effect on Gout.

Some of the Common Illnesses are:

Pacheco's Virus - It is easy to diagnose your cockatiel if Pacheco's Virus infects it. The bird needs to be administered a strong oral dose of Zovirax medication. Vaccines are easily available for this disease, but they can bring about tumors and carriers. Evidence shows that parrots are likely to die shortly after inoculation. We have included some fresh and interesting information on Gout. In this way, you are updated on the developments of Gout. Very Happy.



  • Good cockatiel care involves not only regulation of diet but also of hygiene and cleanliness.
  • Cockatiels, like most of its cousins in the parrot kingdom, are prone to some typical illnesses.
  • Unfortunately, many are fatal and result in death even before the malady is diagnosed.
  • As a result, cockatiels should always be kept under close supervision.
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Psittacosis - Psittacosis is another most dreaded bacterial infection that commonly occurs in the cockatiels and is transmitted via feather dust and dried feces. Rolling Eyes

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Runny Nose or Nasal Discharge


The most common of all nasal discharge is laxity of Vitamin-A in cockatiels. This deficiency can be corrected by increasing the food quantities that are rich in vitamins and mineral contents especially. It was our decision to write so much on Gout after finding out that there is still so much to learn on Gout.





  • Papilloma - Appearing primarily in the throat or vent areas, papilloma is caused by a virus infection similar to warts.
  • It grows large enough to block the vent, making it difficult or even impossible for the host to defecate.
  • Parrots diagnosed of Papilloma can be cured after successful laser surgery.
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  • However, it is only through it's complete comprehension would you get the right picture of Gout.
  • E-coli - This bacterium is not so lethal if it is acknowledged and treated at initial stages.
  • In fact, when cockatiels are diagnosed of having Ecoli their droppings usually have the appearance of diarrhea, giving out strong odor. Rolling Eyes
  • Polyomavirus - Polyomavirus largely attacks the young ones.
  • This virus is again air-borne and complicated to control.
  • Look for clinical warning signs like depression, delayed crop emptying, anorexia, diarrhea, regurgitation and weight loss in parrots.





Wasting Disease


A highly contagious disease Wasting Disease is not as fast in opening out as Pacheco's. Wasting Diseases are hard to reckon since they lie dormant for years, until hosts are on a move. Studies on parrot show Wasting Diseases have a severe effect on nervous systems extended to all of the major organs, triggering seizures, paralysis, and tremors, and also heart attacks. There is no known medication available for Wasting Disease, but changing the food patterns of the parrots by including easily digestible diet supplements may prolong the life of a victim. This is a dependable source of definition of anti gout. All that has to be done to verify its authenticity is to read it! Shocked


Gout is a Painful and Sudden Illness that can Affect Joints


It is caused by the accumulation of excess uric acid, which is normally removed through the urine. The crystals of high uric acid foods then accumulate in joints and cause inflammation and pain. Often patients are not able to get to their healthcare provider right away. If it is a first attack the symptoms can be alarming. Fortunately, it is rarely life threatening and often resolves in a few days even without treatment. However everyone who gets an attack should see their healthcare provider since there are many excellent treatments available. But what can one do while at home?


Recent research has shown that vitamin C lowers uric acid level but whether this means something in patients with gout is not clear. Avoiding medication that cause gout such as diuretics or "water pills" or adjusting doses after discussing with the healthcare provider can also help. Very Happy.


The home remedy can include NSAID's but you may want to get a diagnosis first since other conditions can cause joint swelling including other forms of arthritis such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Sometimes a joint infection can also look like gout especially if it is hot and red and swollen. If it is quite clear that it is gout, especially if it has affected a joint before, local ice and heat may be applied if comfortable. Taking an NSAID will help as long as the side effects are kept in mind which include stomach ulcer formation and at times high blood pressure. Some examples of NSAIDs are ibuprofen, naproxen and indomethacin. Foods Gout play a prominent part in this composition. It is with this prominence that we hope people get to know more about Foods Gout.





  • Decreasing the intake of alcohol is also helpful since alcohol affects the elimination of uric acid.
  • Although the effect of foods that cause gout is only small it must not be forgotten.
  • Meat and seafood are common causes of gout if taken in excess.
  • Gout Foods are versatile as they are found in all parts and walks of life.
  • It all depends on the way you take it





Almost 90% of Gout Victims are Men Over Thirty Years Old


But women can also can you die from gout, especially if they take certain medications such as blood pressure drugs. Most women who suffer from gout are 60 years or older.



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Red and Black Cherries


Fresh, frozen or canned - have been used successfully to treat gout. Drinking several tablespoons of black cherry juice daily may produce the same effect. Getting information on specific topics can be quite irritating for some. This is the reason this article was written with as much matter pertaining to Gout as possible. This is the way we aim to help others in learning about Gout. Wink


Many people also try to eliminate foods with high purine levels from their diets. Some of these foods may worsen gout by increasing your level of uric acid. Now that we think about it, Treat Gout are not actually that difficult a topic to write about. Just looking at the word, ideas form in people's minds about the meaning and usage of Treat Gout.





  • He discovered his "cherry cure" by accident.
  • One day, he ate a large bowl of cherries and the next day, his foot pain was gone.
  • He found that as long as he ate the cherries every day, his gout was controlled.
  • Some high-purine foods are meats, especially organ meats, gravies, herring, mussels, sardines, fish, and alcohol.
  • At least one study suggests that high-purine foods such as beans, peas, mushrooms, spinach and cauliflower do not make gout worse.
  • But you should consult your doctor for the latest information and recommendations.
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  • Now with the advent of the Internet, anyone can access any information at any time of the day.
  • Losing excess weight may also reduce uric acid levels, but it must be done gradually and under a doctor's supervision.
  • Severe dieting or fasting can actually make your gout worse.





So you may want to discuss with your doctor if an alternative approach might work for you. An approach without the toxic side effects of gout drugs. One dietary approach is simply to eat cherries. In the 1950s, Dr. Ludwig Blau discovered that he could keep his gout away by eating a minimum of 6 cherries a day. It helped his crippling gout so much that he was actually able to get out of his wheelchair and start walking again.


You Should Always Consult a Doctor for Treatment of Gout


But some of the drugs used for gout - such as allopurinol, colchicine, indomethacin, and prednisone - can cause serious side effects. There are no boundaries on countries for one to access information about Uric Acid Levels through the Internet. All one has to do is to surf, and then the required matter is availed!


There are Other Changes You can Make to Your Diet, Too


For example, eating a cup of strawberries may help to control gout. You should also drink plenty of water to help flush the uric acid out of your body. Six to eight 8-ounce glasses a day is probably best. You actually learn more about Purine only with more reading on matters pertaining to it. So the more articles you read like this, the more you learn about Purine.


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Many Other People


Some of whom have written to Prevention magazine - have also found relief by adding cherries to their diets. Supposedly, if you already have crippling gout or if you feel a gout attack coming on, you should eat 15 to 30 cherries a day at first to get your gout under control, then 6 to 10 cherries a day after that to keep the gout away. It is not always that we just turn on the computer, and there is a page about Uric Acid. We have written this article to let others know more about Uric Acid through our resources. Smile


It's best to eat the cherries or drink the cherry juice between meals. So why do cherries work for some people with gout? Because gout destroys the collagen that is needed to form connective tissue and cherries stop that destruction. Cherries also neutralize uric acid and have anti-inflammatory properties.

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