Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 20 and 21, 2021 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 challenges in the Canadian health care sector with George Barakat, the Covid-19 vaccines with Adarsh Shah, the connection between anxiety and sex with Carlyle Jansen and the intolerance of uncertainty with Tracey Soghrati
We specifically discuss:
Challenges in the Canadian Health Care Sector
What challenges face the Canadian health care industry?
Health equity, health care spending, evolving patient expectations and an aging population
What challenges face Canadian health care practitioners?
Telemedicine and the coordination of patient records
What challenges face Canadian patients?
The concept of “Patient First”
The Covid-19 Vaccines
Which vaccines are Canadians getting?
The vaccination schedule
Does the vaccine inject a virus into our system?
How is the Pfizer vaccine different from the flu vaccine?
Efficacy rates of Covid-19 vaccine
Is the Covid-19 vaccines working across all age groups?
What does the Covid-19 vaccine shot feel like?
How long does the vaccine take to work?
Do we have to wear a mask if we’ve received the vaccine?
Are the vaccines effective against Covid-19 variants?
Anxiety and Sex
Is it common for people to feel anxiety about sex?
Anxiety with new existing partners and existing sexual partners
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.