Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 26 and 27, 2019 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 medical cannabis as a treatment for mental illnesses with Dr. Mandeep Singh, mental training for healing your body with Rucsandra Mitrea, three great overlooked grains with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and Mindful Communications with Tracey Soghrati
We specifically discuss:
Medical Cannabis and Mental Health
A holistic approach to treating mental health issues
How does medical cannabis fit in with a holistic approach?
Doctors’ reluctance to prescribe medical cannabis
Addiction risk to medical cannabis
Side affects of medical cannabis
Contraindications to using medical cannabis
Mental Training for Healing Your Body
Why dealing with pain is like training for the Olympics
The desire to heal is the driving force
The belief that you will heal
Facilitating mental and emotional health to help the body heal
A gradual process to changing beliefs
How to start the snowball rolling
Three Great Overlooked Grains
Cooking with whole grains
How to cook Farro
How to cook Amaranth
How do you mindfully listen?
What do people do in communication that is off-putting?
How do we improve our communication?
Being present to your own experience
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For more information about Dr. Mandeep Singh go here.
For more information about Rucsandra Mitrea and Vital Directives go here.
For more information about Carolyn Tanner Cohen go here.
For more information about Tracey Soghrati go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 19 and 20, 2019 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 current research on medical cannabis for seniors with Philippe Lucas, cookbooks celebrating the foods of the Mediterranean with Naomi Bussin, that great sex isn’t just about having an orgasm with Carlyle Jansen and how to set up a home gym on a budget with Kathleen Trotter.
We specifically discuss:
Current Research into Medical Cannabis for Seniors
An ongoing study on medical cannabis and older patients
How is the study being conducted?
The impact of medical cannabis on prescription drug use
CBD vs. poly-pharmaceutical approach
80% of patients 55+ prefer CBD vs. THC
75% of patients 55+ prefer to ingest vs. inhalation of cannabis
Normalization of medical cannabis
Tracking of adverse events
CBD products that contain trace elements of THC
Why do people enjoy the food of the Mediterranean?