#176 Thyroid Health and Endocrine Balance, Gender and Diversity in Orthopedic Surgery, Whether Pornography Is Healthy and Top Spring Cleaning Tips

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 20 and 21 2021 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 thyroid health and endocrine balance with Dr. Eldon Dahl ND, gender and diversity in orthopedic surgery with Dr. Erin Boynton, whether pornography is healthy with Carlyle Jansen and the top tips for spring cleaning with Gloria Czomko

We specifically discuss:

Thyroid Health and Endocrine Balance

  • What are the main glands of the endocrine system and how do they function?
  • Pituitary gland is the master gland
  • Why is thyroid disease so prevalent today?
  • Synthroid and natural thyroid products
  • Why are auto-immune disorders skyrocketing?
  • What are the symptoms of hypothyroidism?
  • What are the symptoms of hyperthyroidism?
  • “Adrenal fatigue”
  • Lifechoice.net 

Gender and Diversity in Orthopedic Surgery

  • Inequities in health care
  • Female orthopedic surgeons in Canada
  • The gender pay gap
  • How do women practice medicine differently?
  • Gender and diversity issues for patients

Is Pornography Healthy?

  • Is pornography healthy for the performer?
  • technology and ethical pornography
  • “fair trade” pornography
  • Pornhub and the monetization of pornography
  • Cherry Stems
  • Pink Label TV
  • Is pornography unhealthy for viewers
  • Is paying for pornography ethical?

Top Tips for Spring Cleaning

  • Why do some people dread the spring cleaning process?
  • What are the biggest challenges to conducting a spring cleaning?
  • What do you need to do in advance of the cleaning?
  • Getting rid of furniture
  • Apps: Garage Sale, Declutter, BySellNow, Poshmark
  • Consignment shops
  • Recyclemyelectronics
  • Toxic Taxi
  • Dr. Thym
  • Better Life Cleaner
  • Simply Clean
  • DYI solutions

To learn more about Dr. Eldon Dahl ND and LifeChoice go here.

To learn more about Dr. Erin Boynton  go here.

To read articles written by Carlyle Jansen in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Gloria Czomko go here.

#155 A Vision of the Future of Health Clinics, Improving Your Posture, Thyroid Health and Has Covid-19 Killed Toronto?

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 24 and 25, 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 future of medical clinics with George Barakat, how to improve your posture with Dr. Stacy Irvine, a natural approach to thyroid health with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and whether Covid-19 spells the death of Toronto with Mitchell Abrahams

We specifically discuss:

The Future of Health Clinics

  • Hub and spoke health clinics
  • An ecosystem in healthcare: instantaneous referrals
  • The “circular health care experience”
  • Combined access to primary healthcare
  • Growth, connectivity and community
  • Duplicating the “hospital experience” without the wait

How To Improve Your Posture

  • Why is posture so important?
  • What are the common posture problems?
  • What are the implications of poor posture?
  • Stacking of vertebrae
  • Upper Cross Syndrome
  • What can we do to help our posture?
  • Exercises for better posture
  • Rowing and cross-country skiing
  • Are posture problems reversible?

A Natural Approach to Thyroid Health

  • What is the thyroid gland and what does it do?
  • Are thyroid conditions common?
  • How do you develop a thyroid condition?
  • The connection between auto-immune disease and the thyroid gland
  • Genetic predisposition to auto-immune disease
  • The auto-immune disease trigger
  • Intestinal permeability and auto-immune disease
  • Leaky Gut Syndrome
  • Reducing the risk to thyroid disease
  • Testing for thyroid disease
  • Is thyroid disease reversible?
  • Lifestyle choices and supplementation

Did Covid-19 Kill Toronto?

  • Toronto and the pandemic
  • What is driving the “exodus” from the city?
  • The history of the cycle of pandemics and booms
  • Can we work remotely indefinitely?
  • The key drivers of cities
  • International cities
  • Post-pandemic immigration
  • The hidden costs of leaving the city
  • The future approach to pandemics

For more information about show sponsor Jack Nathan Health and George Barakat go here.

To learn more about Dr. Stacy Irvine go here.

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski ND go here.

To learn more about Mitchell Abrahams go here