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 June 15 and 16, 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 which ailments allicin can treat with “The Garlic Guru” Peter Josling, aging from a public health perspective with Dr. Paula Rochon, the benefits of elder companionship with Kristina Dobbin and hot topics in lung health with Chris Haromy
We specifically discuss:
What Ailments Allicin Can Treat
The compound Allicin
Bacterial skin infections – staph
Bacterial internal infections – e.coli, salmonella, MERSA etc.
Viruses – prevention of reinfection
Viruses – herpes, rhinovirus, Epstein-Barr
Fungus – candida
Aging From a Public Health Perspective
Why is it important for us to think about aging?
What can we do to promote health for aging adults?
Common sense health and wellness lifestyle decisions
Key differences for men and women as they age
Helping the aging population with drug therapies
What are “prescribing cascades”?
The Benefits of Elder Companionship
The impact of isolation and loneliness on seniors
Factors that increase social isolation
Peer health care and companionship
What is the extra value in companionship in care-giving?
The aging workforce
Finding the right fit between care-giver and senior
What factors are impacting longevity?
Hot Topics in Lung Health
Cannabis and risks to lung health
The “vaping” epidemic
Second hand smoke and vapor
The cancer risk of radon gas
Air pollution – smog
Lung Health and flu shots
For more information about show sponsor Allimax and Peter Josling go here.
To learn more about Women’s College Research Institute and Dr. Paula Rochon go here.
To learn more about Seniors For Seniors and Kristina Dobbin go here.
To learn more about the Ontario Lung Association and Chris Haromy go here.