#53 Healthy Cholesterol, When Caregivers and Loved Ones Disagree, Your Personality Characteristics and Your Sex Life and Treating Fibromyalgia with Cannabis

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on November 10th, 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 chat about healthy cholesterol with Dr. Gordon Chang; discuss what to do when caregivers and loved ones disagree with David Bernstein; learn how your personality characteristics correlates with your sex life and find out how fibromyalgia can be treated with cannabis.

We specifically discuss:

Healthy Cholesterol:

  • Cholesterol and aging – 40+
  • Cholesterol produced by the liver
  • Clean and detoxify your liver – supplements
  • Cholesterol produces steroidal hormones
  • High density lipoprotein – HDL
  • Low density lipoprotein – LDL
  • Controlling LDL intake
  • Diet, exercise and antioxidants intake
  • plaque formation
  • anti-inflammatory
  • fibre
  • niacin – flushing response

When Caregivers and Loved Ones Disagree:

  • It is the Senior’s wishes that are most important
  • care vs. control dynamic
  • dignity
  • Where does the senior live?
  • Mobility issues
  • Focus on safety
  • Quality of Life – purpose, connectedness
  • Fall Risks – balance, muscle weakness, 4+ medications

Your Personality Characteristics and Your Sex Health:

  • 5 Principal Personality Characteristics
  • Openness to Experience
  • Conscientiousness
  • Introvert/Extrovert
  • Agreeableness
  • Neuroticism

Treating Fibromyalgia with Cannabis:

  • Fibromyalgia – pain disorder
  • symptoms of Fibromyalgia
  • cannibanoids and Fibromyalgia
  • endocannibanoid system
  • CBD and THC
  • Recent empirical survey
  • Cannabis research

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about David Bernstein go here.

To read Carlyle Jansen’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Rick Gillman’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.

#52 The Natural Treatment of Hemorrhoids, Genius Desserts, The Importance of Sleep and Breakfast Hacks

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on November 3,  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 hemorrhoids with Joel Thuna, “Genius Desserts” with Naomi Bussin, the importance of sleep with Kathleen Trotter and breakfast hacks with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen.

We specifically discuss:

The Natural Treatment of Hemorrhoids

  • What are hemorrhoids?
  • What are the symptoms of hemorrhoids?
  • 3 kinds of hemorrhoids? -Internal hemorrhoids, External hemorrhoids, Thrombosed hemorrhoids
  • Why do people get hemorrhoids?
  • The natural prevention of hemorrhoids
  • soluble and insoluble fibre
  • Laxatives
  • The natural treatment of hemorrhoids
  • Natural health ingredients

“Genius Desserts”

  • Genius Desserts” by Food 52
  • community tested recipes
  • recipes that solve problems
  • easy recipes
  • innovations
  • Vegan Chocolate Birthday Cake
  • World Peace Cookies
  • baking tips
  • reducing sugar in recipes
  • Brown Butter Rice Krispy Treats

The Importance of Sleep

  • Lack of Sleep is the new norm
  • regular sleep and the connection to health
  • How do you get more sleep?
  • Sleep routines
  • Quality of sleep
  • Hormone rebalancing
  • Sleepiness vs Tiredness

Breakfast Hacks

  • The most important meal of the day
  • Breakfast on the go
  • meal prep – individual portions
  • chia seeds
  • pancake flours
  • muffin tin frittata

For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.

To read Joel’s article on detoxing in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Naomi’s article on Genius Desserts in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.