#156 Your Partner’s Prostate Health, How Technology Can Impact Your Sleep, Digestion and Your Colon and Wound Care During Covid-19

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 4 and 5, 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 natural treatment of the prostate with Andrea Donsky, how technology can impact your sleep with Adarsh Shah, colon health and your digestion with Nadia Kotsos, and wound care during Covid-19 with Dr. Hance Clarke.

We specifically discuss:

Your Partner’s Prostate Health

  • What is the prostate gland and what does it do?
  • What can happen to the prostate gland?
  • Statistics surrounding BPH
  • Causes of BPH
  • What are the symptoms of BPH?
  • BPH vs. Cancer symptoms
  • Taking responsibility for your own health
  • After a diagnosis of BPH
  • Supplements
  • Lifestyle choices

How Technology Can Impact Your Sleep

  • Technology can both enhance or inhibit sleep
  • Sleep tracking technology wearables
  • Measuring heart rate, temperature, blood oxygen levels, sound, movement and breathing
  • Withings watch
  • Oura ring
  • Sleep hygiene and electronics
  • Blue light
  • Avoiding screen time

Your Colon and Digestion

  • How do you know when you’re not digesting your food properly?
  • Looking at your poop
  • How often should you poop?
  • What does your skin tell you?
  • Colon health
  • How does poor colon health manifest?
  • Food combining
  • Resetting the digestive tract
  • A whole food diet for colon health
  • A herbal “tea-tox”
  • Aloe vera
  • Bone broth

Wound Care During Covid-19

  • What is hyperbaric oxygen therapy?
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy assists in wound care
  • Wound care in Ontario
  • Why is it important to get oxygen to a wound?
  • Flaps and grafts
  • Studying hyperbaric therapy for Covid-19
  • How has Covid-19 impacted pain and wound treatment?
  • Is wound care being impacted by telemedicine?
  • What supports are necessary to improve wound care?
  • hyperbaric.ca

For more information about show sponsor New Roots Herbal go here.

For more information about Andrea Donsky go here.

To learn more about Adarsh Shah and Ultramatic go here.

To learn more about Nadia Kotsos go here.

To learn more about Dr. Hance Clarke go here.

#120 Prostate Health, Building the Perfect Food Board, New Technology in Running Shoes and Acid Reflux and Indigestion

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 22 and 23, 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 Prostate Health  with Dr. Gordon Chang, building the perfect board with Carolyn Tanner Cohen, new running shoe technology with Stacy Irvine and the natural treatment of acid reflux and indigestion with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND

We specifically discuss:

Prostate Health

  • Prostate enlargement
  • Is there a connection between prostate health and testosterone?
  • What is the result of an enlarged prostate?
  • What is the purpose of the prostate?
  • Does chronic inflammation cause prostate enlargement?
  • Supplements to help the bladder empty
  • Anti-oxidants
  • Water consumption
  • Is an enlarged prostate connected to prostate cancer?

Building the Perfect Food Board

  • Why use a food board?
  • The formula for a successful food board
  • A breakfast board
  • A dessert board
  • A dinner board
  • A charcuterie board

New Running Shoe Technology

  • A brief history of running shoes
  • The Nike Vaporfly
  • The fairness controversy
  • The science behind the shoe
  • The cost premium
  • The benefits of the new technology
  • Reasonable expectations for the recreational runner

The Natural Treatment of Acid Reflux and Indigestion

  • What are the causes of acid reflux and indigestion?
  • What is the cause of gas and bloating?
  • Food sensitivity and stomach bacteria
  • The pros and cons of acid blocking medications
  • Vitamin B12
  • Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth
  • H Pylori infections
  • Food triggers of indigestion

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

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner Cohen go here.

To learn more about Stacy Irvine go here.

To learn more about Dr Emily Lipinski ND go here.