#133 Stress, Inflammation and Your Health, Divorce over 50, Improving Your Digestion and the Connection Between Sex and Depression

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 23 and 24 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’ll discuss how stress and inflammation impacts your health with Dr. Gordon Chang, Divorce over 50 with Mara Marcello, improving your digestion with Megan Horsley and the connection between depression and sex with Carlyle Jansen

We specifically discuss:

How Do Inflammation and Stress Impact Your Health?

  • Inflammation and the body’s response
  • Acute inflammation leads to an overreaction by white blood cells
  • Covid-19 and white blood cells attacking lung lining
  • Controlling the inflammation: anti-inflammatory treatment
  • Free radicals
  • Anti-oxidants
  • Can you get anti-oxidants from your diet?
  • Supplementation

Divorce over 50

  • Is Covid-19 driving more inquires about divorce?
  • Can you get a divorce during Covid-19?
  • The Grey Divorce
  • What issues are unique to those divorcing over 50?
  • The key issue: the financial picture
  • Research is the first step
  • Divorce coach

How To Improve Your Digestion

  • Drinking (lots of) water
  • When should you drink water?
  • Avoid known allergens
  • Eat slowly and calmly
  • Chewing
  • Don’t cook or eat when you’re upset
  • Seek out a health practitioner

Sex and Depression

  • Anxiety and depression impacting sex
  • Sex as a coping mechanism during Covid-19
  • Signs of depression
  • How do you raise the issue with your partner?
  • How does depression manifest physically?
  • Depression medication impacting sex
  • Can you have a sexual relationship if suffering with depression?
  • Can sex help someone suffering with depression?
  • Tips to maintain a sex life during depression

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

To learn more about Mara Marcello and Divorce Angels go here

To read Megan Horsley’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here

To read Carlyle Jansen’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

#131 Immunity For Those With Heart Health Issues, Modern Approaches To French Cooking, Natural Treatment of Memory Loss

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 9 and 10, 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 immunity for those with heart health issues with Wayne Elliot, modern French cooking with Naomi Bussin, mindful navigation of challenging times with Tracy Soghrati and the natural treatment of memory loss with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND

We specifically discuss:

Immunity for Those With Heart Health Issues

  • Heart disease correlation to Covid-19 mortality
  • Lifestyle decisions
  • Jim Strauss
  • Blocked blood flow
  • Kidney cleanse
  • Growing your own food
  • Iron Earth

Modern Approaches To French Cooking

Mindful Navigation of Challenging Times

  • Lifestyle¬† – a little bit every day
  • Acknowledging your vulnerability
  • Disruption of routine
  • Focus on what you can change
  • Turning towards relationships that support you
  • Turning away from toxic relationships
  • Exercise, eating well, sleep
  • Cognitive defusion

The Natural Treatment of Memory Loss

  • What causes memory loss?
  • What can we do to prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?
  • Avoiding aluminum
  • Neuroplasticity
  • Lifestyle decisions
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin B1
  • Can medications impact memory?
    • 1. Anti-anxiety drugs
      2. Cholesterol drugs
      3. Anti-seizure drugs
      4. Antidepressant drugs
      5. Narcotic painkillers
      6. Parkinson’s drugs
      7. Hypertension drugs
      8. Sleeping aids
      9. Incontinence drugs
      10. Antihistamines
  • Foods to support memory – Choline
  • Foods to avoid

For more information about Wayne Elliot show sponsor Strauss go here.

To read Naomi Bussin’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

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