#66 Weight Loss and Gut Inflammation, Sexual Satisfaction and Relationship Satisfaction, Healthy Valentine’s Celebration, and Dental Health and Your Overall Health

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 9 and 10, 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 chat about weight loss and gut inflammation with Dr. Gordon Chang, the connection between sexual satisfaction and relationship satisfaction with Carlyle Jansen, Healthy Valentine’s Day Dinner with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and what the health of your mouth says about your overall health with Dr. Shana Friedman

We specifically discuss:

Weight Loss and Gut Inflammation:

  • Why do people not lose weight?
  • Gut Inflammation
  • Causes of gut inflammation
  • What are the signs of gut inflammation?
  • How does the body stop inflammation?
  • antioxidants
  • food sensitivities
  • Celiacs and gluten sensitivity
  • Stress
  • life balance

Sexual Satisfaction and Relationship Satisfaction:

  • What factors impact sexual satisfaction in a relationship?
  • self esteem
  • emotional intimacy
  • good communication
  • variety, vulnerability and taking risks
  • quantity
  • the connection between sexual satisfaction and relationship satisfaction

Healthy Valentine’s Day Dinner:

  • Valentines’ Day at home
  • Dips and Appetizers
  • Sweet Potato Toasts vs. Crackers
  • Beet Root Hummus
  • Daikon Radish
  • Parsnip Fries
  • Lighter Dinner – Bouillabaisse
  • Mini Chocolate Souffle

What Your Mouth Health Says About Your Overall Health:

  • What can your mouth tell you?
  • What are dentists trained to look for?
  • Displaced pain
  • Ulcers, swelling, discoloration
  • What can our gums tell us?
  • Dry mouth, fungus, yeast infection -Thrush
  • Broken teeth
  • Symptoms that suggest poorly controlled diabetes
  • Bacteria build-up – Trench Mouth
  • Mouths as a source of illness
  • Downside of plaque

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To read Carlyle’s article on sexual satisfaction and relationship satisfaction  in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

To learn more about Dr. Shana Friedman go here.

 

#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.