#36 Natural Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction, Mindfulness: Brain Training 101, The Top Recipes for Summer Entertaining and Medical Marijuana and the Aging Population

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 14 2018 on AM740 and FM 96.7 in Toronto. Topics covered on the show track the lifestyle articles and themes published in Tonic Magazine. This week we discuss the Natural Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction with Dr. Gordon Chang, Training your Brain with Mindfulness Expert Tracey Soghrati, the best healthy Summer entertaining recipes with Tonic Cookbook Reviewer Naomi Bussin and Medical Marijuana and the Aging Population with Tonic Medical Marijuana Expert, Rick Gillman

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin and Pure Beauty with Dr. Kristen Ma ND

We specifically discuss:

Natural Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction

  • Causes of Sexual Dysfunction
  • Men: micro circulation, fatigue
  • Women: fatigue, brain, stress
  • holistic approach
  • increasing testosterone
  • dealing with stress
  • sleep
  • diabetes – micro-vascular damage – ginko
  • natural products – safety margins
  • vitamins: B vitamins
  • antioxidants
  • adaptogens herbs: valerian, cava cava
  • anti aging: ginseng
  • exercise- sleep
  • mind-body connection
  • balancing hormones
  • gut health and sexual health

Mindfulness: Brain Training 101

  • mindfulness practice
  • Why should I care about mindfulness?
  • rumination: going over the past
  • anxious fantasy
  • the brain as a tool
  • fight or flight
  • insomnia
  • Why is being present in the moment important?
  • the stories in your head: cataloging past events
  • projection
  • transference
  • focusing on the present moment
  • breath work
  • our brains are serial processors

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Money and your month

The Top Summer Entertaining Recipes

  • Grilling meat: “Meat” by Pat LaFrieda
  • “Zahav” by Michael Solomonov
  • “Sunday Suppers” by Karen Mordechai

PURE BEAUTY: Sun Damage

Medical Cannabis and the Aging Population:

  • cannabis and pain treatment
  • concerns regarding opioids
  • quality of life
  • CBD
  • Israeli research
  • pain relief
  • anxiety, PTSD, depression
  • long term memory

Links:

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about Tracey go here.

To read Naomi’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Rick Gillman’s article on Medical Marijuana and the aging population in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

To connect with Dr. Kristen Ma of Pure+ Simple go here.

 

#35 Natural Treatment of Flatulence, Top Tips for Exercising Outdoors, What Its Like To Defend An Accused Murderer and Hot Yoga

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 7, 2018 on AM740 and FM 96.7 in Toronto. Topics covered on the show track the lifestyle articles and themes published in Tonic Magazine. This week we discuss how to treat flatulence naturally with Master Herbalist, Joel Thuna; the top tips for exercising outdoors with Kathleen Trotter, what it’s like to defend an accused murderer with Boris Bytensky and the ins and outs of Hot Yoga with Rachelle Wintzen

We specifically discuss:

Treating Flatulence Naturally:

  • the physiology of flatulence?
  • Its all about the sulphur
  • causes of flatulence
  • conditions leading to flatulence
  • foods that lead to flatulence
  • “Fodmap”
  • Reducing flatulence

The Ins and Outs of Exercising Outdoors

  • Why exercise outdoors?
  • cost and accessibility
  • sun protection
  • hydration
  • viability
  • footwear
  • parks
  • cottages- water
  • water safety

What Its Like To Defend an Accused Murderer

  • What’s the hardest part of defending a murderer?
  • stress and the process
  • there are no small cases
  • technology and litigation
  • social media
  • cell phone
  • #metoo
  • fair trial
  • stress of practice

Hot Yoga:

  • What is hot yoga?
  • infrared heat
  • Bikram yoga
  • risk of injury
  • hydration
  • clothing
  • sweat

Links:

For Joel’s article about Flatulence in Tonic Magazine go here. 

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

To learn more about Boris Bytensky go here.

To read Rachelle’s article about Hot Yoga in Tonic Magazine go here.