Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 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 and integrated health care with Shekhar Parmar, confidence is a skill with Carlyle Jansen, entering into the edibles market with Peter Neal and what to do when the circumstances change in the care of your loved one with David Bernstein.
We specifically discuss:
Medical Cannabis and Integrated Health Care
Medical Cannabis in the context of Western medicine
Quality of life
What does integrated health care mean?
Why is medical cannabis conducive to integrated health care?
What symptoms does medical cannabis treat?
Access to medical cannabis in context of integrated health care
minimum viable dosage
genetic markers and the metabolizing of medical cannabis
difficulties in dispensing information
opportunities for medical cannabis because it is different
Confidence is a Skill
Accepting your own body
What can we do to love ourselves?
Focus on the positive
How do we address what we’d like to improve?
Breaking down the concerns
Lifestyle for confidence – exercise, health, sleep
Get your partner involved
There’s more than one kind of sexy
The process takes time
Entering Into The Edibles Market
Why enter the edibles market?
Advocating for cannabis through good food
Edibles legalization in October/November 2019
Product lines – confectionery, snacks
Micro-dosing to 100milligrams
Best practices in food production
Healthy ingredients in edibles
How do the other ingredients impact the cannabis?
What To Do When The Circumstances Change In The Care of Your Loved One
Health cares situations are dynamic
Event driven necessity
Private caregivers need more help
Small incremental changes
Differing Opinions as between family members
Which incremental changes are more serious?
Safety, Independence, Quality of Life
Risk of Falling
The cost of private care
Being a caregiver changes personal relationships between family members
Quality of Time as a Family
For more information about show sponsor Harvest Medicine go here.
To read Carlyle’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.
To learn more about Peter Neal and Neal Brothers go here.
To learn more about David Bernstein and Caregivers go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 29th and 30th, 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 the promise and possibility of cannabis with Bruce McEachern, hiring a caregiver privately vs. hiring a firm with David Bernstein; the power of and responsibility for sexual arousal with Carlyle Jansen and the documentary “Food For Thought” with filmmaker Leora Eisen
We specifically discuss:
The Possibility and Promise of Medical Cannabis:
What does the Promise and Possibility of Medical Cannabis mean?
How does somebody new to medical cannabis get started?
What do patients do who don’t want to smoke cannabis?
Are people now avoiding medical cannabis to self-medicate?
Are insurers covering medical cannabis?
Medical Cannabis as an alternative to opioids and anti-inflammatory drugs
Medical cannabis and quality of life
Are we hardwired for medical cannabis?
Hiring a Caregiver Directly vs. Hiring a Firm:
What are the pros of hiring a caregiver directly?
What are the cons of hiring a caregiver directly?
What are the benefits of hiring a firm?
Screening, insurance, training
Training for PSW’s and nurses
Complicated scheduling for extended care-giving
Situations change in care-giving
Extra value in hiring a firm – collateral benefits
The Responsibility for, and Power of, Arousal:
Importance of responsibility and power of pleasure in a long term relationship
“How would you like me to touch you?”
“How would I like you to touch me?”
Patterns of interaction
“How do I know what I want?”
Wheel of Consent
We have to “grow up”
Setting boundaries when you don’t want to be touched
SOUL SEGMENT: Relationships
“Food For Thought”:
Why is food so complicated?
We need to rethink our diet
The devaluation of cooking
Should we be concerned about calories?
fibre, carbohydrates, fats
why diets don’t work
stop eating ultra-processed foods
For more information about show sponsor AgMedica Bioscience go here.