#124 The Natural Treatment of Menopause, Communicating Sexual Desire, Boosting Your Immune System and Healthy Travel Tips

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 21 and 22, 2020 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 menopauseĀ  with Joel Thuna, expressing sexual desire with Carlyle Jansen, immunity boosting with Megan Horsley and healthy travel tips with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND

We specifically discuss:

The Natural Treatment of Menopause

  • Declining estrogen
  • Vaginal Atrophy
  • Symptoms of Vaginal Atrophy
  • Avoiding smoke
  • Sexual activity
  • Avoiding scents
  • Physical exercise
  • Cotton clothing
  • Can you get estrogen through your diet?
  • Probiotics
  • Lubrication
  • What is “Brain Fog”?
  • Brain exercises, sleep, de-stressing

Communicating Sexual Desire

  • The blueprint model for sexual communication
  • The types of people
  • “Energetic people”
  • “Sensual people”
  • “Sexual people”
  • “Kinky people”
  • “Shape-shifters”
  • Sexual states – a cycle
  • What problems can occur?

Boosting Immunity

  • Why is boosting immunity so important?
  • SleepĀ  – sleep hygiene
  • Adaptogens
  • Movement – high impact exercise
  • Detoxification

Natural Travel Tips

  • Avoiding viral infection
  • Wiping down surfaces in the plane
  • Surgical masks
  • Sleep when traveling – melatonin, grounding, white noise machine
  • Eating healthy on holiday

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

To read articles by Joel Thuna in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read articles by Carlyle Jansen go here

To read articles by Megan Horsley in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and the work she does, go here

#109 Natural Treatment of Holiday Overindulgence, Appreciation of the Present Moment, Natural Skin Solutions and Eating Out Well in Toronto for Under $100

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 7 and 8, 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 the natural approach to dealing with holiday overindulgence with Dr. Gordon Chang, battling loneliness by learning to live in the present moment with Bob Douglas, natural skin care with Emily Lipinski ND, and how to eat out in Toronto for under $100 a couple.

We specifically discuss:

Holiday Overindulgence

  • How do people typically overindulge during the Holiday season?
  • Preventative lifestyle choices: mindfulness, sleep, relaxation, exercise
  • Herbal remedies for stress
  • Boosting the immune system
  • Natural remedies to prevent overeating
  • Natural treatment of hangover

Loneliness vs. Living In the Present Moment

  • Modern society and loneliness
  • Communication vs. connection
  • We don’t know ourselves
  • Anxiety prevents our grounding
  • Fixating on the past or worrying about the future
  • The School of Practical Philosophy
  • Being in the present moment

Natural Skin Care

  • Natural barriers and moisturizers for dry skin
  • Beneficial bacteria on skin
  • Eczema
  • Dietary approach to treating Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Reducing inflammation through diet and reducing stress

Eating Well in Toronto for Under $100

  • What are the factors causing restaurant food costs to rise?
  • Skip the appetizers, sides and add-ons
  • Alcohol
  • BYOBottle
  • Skipping Saturday Night
  • Brunch and Lunch vs. Dinner
  • Stay away from the high rent districts
  • Ethnic foods – Peruvian, Pakistani, South Indian, Ethiopian

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.

To learn more about the School of Practical Philosophy go here.

To learn more about Emily Lipinski ND go here.

To learn more about Vito Marinuzzi go here.