#43 Fall Immune Issues, Restaurant Etiquette Do’s and Don’ts, Changing Lifestyle to Prevent Dementia and Acupuncture for Pain Treatment

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 1st, 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 explore Fall immune issues with Dr. Gordon Chang, discuss restaurant etiquette do’s and don’ts with Vito Marinuzzi, how changing your lifestyle might prevent dementia with Dr. Nicole Anderson and acupuncture for pain relief with Ted Snider

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin and Pure Beauty with Dr. Kristen Ma ND

We specifically discuss:

Fall Immunity Issues:

  • The Immune System
  • cancer cells and the immune system
  • white blood cells, passive immunity
  • natural remedies to boosting immunity
  • priming the white blood cells
  • antibodies
  • vaccinations
  • athletes and heavy training

Restaurant Etiquette Do’s and Don’ts:

  • the restaurant is the “show”
  • communication
  • reservations: no/shows, lateness, cancellation fees
  • ordering
  • menu reading
  • altering dishes
  • bad behaviour

Changing Your Lifestyle to Prevent Dementia:

  • What is dementia?
  • Alzheimer’s disease causes dementia
  • manifestations of dementia
  • cognitive functions
  • no current treatments for dementia
  • building cognitive reserve – neuroplasticity
  • higher education: continued education
  • physical exercise
  • healthy diet
  • Baycrest clinical trials

PURE BEAUTY: Aloe Vera

Acupuncture for Pain Relief:

  • Pain relief and modern medicine
  • acupuncture is non-invasive
  • treating the root cause
  • What is acupuncture?
  • acupuncture and pain
  • back pain
  • neck and shoulder pain
  • chronic vs acute pain
  • headaches
  • acupuncture as a complimentary treatment

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about Vito Marinuzzi or book a table at his restaurants go here.

To learn more about Dr. Nicole Anderson go here.

To learn more about Ted Snider go here.

 

 

#26 The Natural Treatment of Headaches, Yoga as a Medium For Change and The Pros and Cons of Cleansing

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 5, 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 discuss how to treat headaches naturally with Master Herbalist, Joel Thuna; how yoga is a medium for change with Jodi Fischtein and the pros and cons of cleansing with Charlene Day

We specifically discuss:

Treating Athlete’s Foot Naturally:

  • what are Primary Headaches?
  • stress, migraine or cluster headaches
  • causes of primary headaches
  • what are Secondary Headaches?
  • natural remedies and Primary Headaches
  • essential oils
  • herbs and supplements for headache prevention
  • lifestyle prevention of headaches
  • calming treatment for existing headaches

Yoga as a Medium for Change:

  • self-inquiry: seeking dimensions in yourself
  • jettison previous behaviour
  • interconnections
  • listening
  • changes through mindfulness
  • compassion

The Pros and Cons of Cleansing:

  • what is a cleanse?
  • what does a cleanse do?
  • Spring cleanse
  • are cleanses for everyone?
  • types of cleanse
  • prepping for and transitioning out of cleanse
  • commitments to cleanse
  • best and worst part of cleansing

Links:

For Joel’s article about Headaches in Tonic Magazine go here. 

For Jodi’s article taking yoga and change in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Charlene Day Meditation go here.