#69 The Health Benefits of Fibre, Beating Surgery Wait Times in Ontario, Disagreeing With Your Kids’ Choices and Sad Feelings After Sex

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on Mar 2, 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 fibre with Joel Thuna, surgery wait times with Dr.Jacques Toueg, what to do when we disagree with our kids’ choices with Lesley Sandler-Griff and why we’re sometimes sad after sex with Carlyle Jansen.

 

We specifically discuss:

Fibre

  • What is fibre?
  • What does fibre do for us?
  • Nutrient absorption
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Blood sugar levels
  • Can we get fibre from our food?
  • Is there such a thing as too much fibre?
  • Supplementation

Beating Surgery Wait Times in Ontario

  • Private clinics in Quebec
  • Statistics on wait times for elective surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Why are wait times so bad; why do we care?
  • The cost of surgery wait time
  • Wait time can cause further injury
  • Who visits private clinics?
  • Benefits of going to a Canadian private clinic
  • First steps

When We Disagree With Our Kids’ Choices

  • Kids making choices
  • What does it mean to “like” your kids’ choices?
  • When do “partner” decisions become material?
  • How to voice concerns
  • Should parents be onside with each other
  • What sorts of issues are worth addressing?
  • What is the most important thing to think about when addressing an issue?

Why We’re Sometimes Sad After Sex

  • Crying after sex
  • What’s causing these events?
  • Hormones
  • Vulnerability
  • Unfulfilled Expectations
  • Tears of Joy
  • Preexisting conditions
  • What do you do if you cry after sex?
  • What do you do if your partner who cries after sex?
  • Orgasm as therapy

For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.

To read Joel’s article on fibre in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Dr. Toueg and ICS clinic go here.

To read Carlyle’s article on crying after sex in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Lesley Sandler-Griff go here.

#36 Natural Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction, Mindfulness: Brain Training 101, The Top Recipes for Summer Entertaining and Medical Marijuana and the Aging Population

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 14 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 the Natural Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction with Dr. Gordon Chang, Training your Brain with Mindfulness Expert Tracey Soghrati, the best healthy Summer entertaining recipes with Tonic Cookbook Reviewer Naomi Bussin and Medical Marijuana and the Aging Population with Tonic Medical Marijuana Expert, Rick Gillman

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

We specifically discuss:

Natural Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction

  • Causes of Sexual Dysfunction
  • Men: micro circulation, fatigue
  • Women: fatigue, brain, stress
  • holistic approach
  • increasing testosterone
  • dealing with stress
  • sleep
  • diabetes – micro-vascular damage – ginko
  • natural products – safety margins
  • vitamins: B vitamins
  • antioxidants
  • adaptogens herbs: valerian, cava cava
  • anti aging: ginseng
  • exercise- sleep
  • mind-body connection
  • balancing hormones
  • gut health and sexual health

Mindfulness: Brain Training 101

  • mindfulness practice
  • Why should I care about mindfulness?
  • rumination: going over the past
  • anxious fantasy
  • the brain as a tool
  • fight or flight
  • insomnia
  • Why is being present in the moment important?
  • the stories in your head: cataloging past events
  • projection
  • transference
  • focusing on the present moment
  • breath work
  • our brains are serial processors

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Money and your month

The Top Summer Entertaining Recipes

  • Grilling meat: “Meat” by Pat LaFrieda
  • “Zahav” by Michael Solomonov
  • “Sunday Suppers” by Karen Mordechai

PURE BEAUTY: Sun Damage

Medical Cannabis and the Aging Population:

  • cannabis and pain treatment
  • concerns regarding opioids
  • quality of life
  • CBD
  • Israeli research
  • pain relief
  • anxiety, PTSD, depression
  • long term memory

Links:

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about Tracey go here.

To read Naomi’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Rick Gillman’s article on Medical Marijuana and the aging population in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.

To connect with Dr. Kristen Ma of Pure+ Simple go here.