Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 8 and 9, 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 menopause and the natural treatment of hot flashes with Joel Thuna, decluttering for downsizing or aging in place with Leanne Masellis and Rosemary Chemello, aphrodisiac foods and scents with Megan Horsley and kicking unwanted habits with Michael Cassell
We specifically discuss:
Menopause and The Natural Treatment of Hot Flashes
What is menopause?
What are the symptoms of peri-menopause and menopause?
The biological reason for menopause
What is peri-menopause?
Minimizing the symptoms of menopause
What are hot flashes?
Common triggers of hot flashes
Dealing with hot flashes
Supplements: Sage, EPA and Black Cohosh
Decluttering for Downsizing or Aging in Place
Why do people live in clutter?
How do you start to de-clutter?
Cleaning out the pantry
The logistics of de-cluttering
Downsizing to stay in place
Dealing with valuables and keepsakes
Fitting into a new space
What is an aphrodisiac?
How do aphrodisiacs work?
Essential oils – terpenes
Memories and emotions
Why would you use an aphrodisiac?
Ylang Ylang, Jasmine
Zinc supporting testosterone
How To Kick Unwanted Habits
The emotional motive for making change
Emotion vs. logic
Dopamine and immediate gratification
Self-examination and the emotional reward from change
Building up emotional strength
Internal conflict resolution
NOTE:On the February 15/16 show David Bernstein and I will be discussing the fear of death and meaning of life, focusing on a documentary about 97 year old philosopher Herbert Fingarette. To access the video go to the Caregiver Services website or here.
For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.
To read articles by Joel Thuna in Tonic Magazine go here.
To learn more about Leanne Masellis and Rosemary Chemello and the work they do go here
To read articles by Megan Horsley in Tonic Magazine go here.
To learn more about Michael Cassell and the work he does go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on November 23 and 24, 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 humanizing health care in the digital age with George Barakat, why strong muscles lead to strong bones with Dr. Stacy Irvine, holistic holiday gifts for the health conscious with Megan Horsely, and sensation junkies chasing their “yoga feels” with Jelayna DaSilva
We specifically discuss:
Humanizing Health Care
Aging gracefully: “Live Your Best Life”
What are the problems with our current health care system?
Retail health as a solution to “Hallway Medicine”
Digital health strategy as a Canadian export strength
What do patients want from their health care system?
Visibility and clarity into health records
Usage of “wearables” and digital records
How will digital health tools be used going forward?
Personalizing health care
Strong Muscles = Strong Bones
Bone health and morbidity
The cost of bone fractures to the economy
Bone density and preventative health
The connection between muscle and cortical bone density
Metabolic factors that impact bone health
Hormonal impact on bone health
Diet and bone-density
Calcium and Vitamin D
When is it too late to deal with bone density?
Balance and stability
Holistic Holiday Gifts
Essential Oil Travel Pack
Class passes – experiential gifts
Personal training sessions
Workout wear and accessories
Health store gift cards
Alternative lifestyle cookbooks
Yoga Sensation Junkies
What is a “sensation junky”?
What is the problem with chasing sensations?
The mindful element of yoga
What do you get from “finding the calm” in our yoga practice?
Back body awareness
How do you find your calm?
For more information about show sponsor Jack Nathan Health and George Barakat go here.