#106 The Healing Qualities of Rhodiola Rosea, Reconciling Dignity and Safety While Aging, Breaking the Cycle of Pain and Cooking with Salt

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on November 16 and 17, 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 amazing healing benefits of Rhodiola Rosea with Dr. Elie Klein ND, reconciling dignity vs. safety while aging with David Bernstein, breaking the cycle of pain with Rucsandra Mitrea and cooking with salt with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen

We specifically discuss:

Rhodiola Rosea

  • What is Rhodiola Rosea?
  • How is Rhodiola Rosea cultivated and harvested?
  • How was Rhodiola Rosea injested traditionally and currently?
  • What was Rhodiola Rosea traditionally used for?
  • Chronic stress
  • Chronic pain
  • Energy and libido
  • Digestive ailments
  • Mood, anxiety, mental acuity
  • Contraindications
  • Sample packs: solutions@nantonnutra.com

Reconciling Dignity vs. Safety

  • Safety vs. Autonomy
  • Dignity, Identity and Independence
  • Compromised dignity and aging

Breaking The Cycle of Pain

  • What is the cycle of pain?
  • The stages of the cycle of pain
  • Dealing with fear and stress
  • Deterioration of mobility
  • How to break the cycle of pain
  • Pain and emotions
  • The process isn’t linear

Cooking With Salt

  • The role of salt in cooking
  • Salt intake and reduction
  • Table salt
  • Sea salt, Maldon salt, Fleur de sel
  • Kosher salt
  • Brining
  • Pink Himalayan Salt
  • Salt substitutions and density

For more information about show sponsor Rhoziva (Nanton Nutraceuticals) and Dr. Elie Klein ND go here.

To learn more about David Bernstein and Caregiver Services Ltd. go here.

To  learn more about Rucsandra Mitrea and Vital Directives go here.

To learn more about  Carolyn Tanner-Cohen 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.