Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 1, 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 the natural approach to longevity with Joel Thuna, the treatment of a torn meniscus with Dr. Khalil Masri, the benefits of early detection via proactive health management with George Barakat and gut health with Shauna Lindzon.
We specifically discuss:
The Natural Approach to Longevity
Is 50 really the new 40?
What’s great about aging?
Does genetics play a role in aging?
How do we determine our health outside of genetics?
Lifestyle choices can influence genetics
See your doctor regularly
Try to maintain a healthy weight
Eating a balanced diet that is vegetable and fruit forward
Take steps to reduce stress
Get enough sleep
Stay mentally active
Do weight bearing exercise
Does having a positive attitude make you feel younger?
Treating A Torn Meniscus
What is a meniscus?
How does a meniscus tear?
Do knee injuries correlate to aging?
Is there a way to keep a meniscus from degenerating with age?
Weight bearing exercises and warming up are key
Stretching before and after activities
The signs of a torn meniscus
First steps to diagnose a meniscus tear
Surgery and post-surgery regimen
Post-surgery susceptibility to repeat tears
The Benefits of Early Detection Via Proactive Health Management
Early detection protocols
Access to integrated medicine
What is the best way to facilitate early detection?
Wait times for referrals
Annual health assessment vs. check up
What health issues can be identified in an assessment?
What components of the health assessment is covered by OHIP?
How do we properly balance good and bad bacteria in our gut?
How do you get probiotics into your system?
Why do want probiotics in our system?
Prebiotics are the food for the probiotics
Do we have to have probiotics every day?
Can you supplement for probiotics?
Are there any contraindications for probiotics?
For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.
To read Joel’s article on the natural treatment of asthma in Tonic Magazine go here.
To learn more about Dr. Khalil Masri and clinic go here.
To learn more about George Barakat and Jack Nathan Health go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 26 and 27 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 medical cannabis and integrated health care with Shekhar Parmar, confidence is a skill with Carlyle Jansen, entering into the edibles market with Peter Neal and what to do when the circumstances change in the care of your loved one with David Bernstein.
We specifically discuss:
Medical Cannabis and Integrated Health Care
Medical Cannabis in the context of Western medicine
Quality of life
What does integrated health care mean?
Why is medical cannabis conducive to integrated health care?
What symptoms does medical cannabis treat?
Access to medical cannabis in context of integrated health care
minimum viable dosage
genetic markers and the metabolizing of medical cannabis
difficulties in dispensing information
opportunities for medical cannabis because it is different
Confidence is a Skill
Accepting your own body
What can we do to love ourselves?
Focus on the positive
How do we address what we’d like to improve?
Breaking down the concerns
Lifestyle for confidence – exercise, health, sleep
Get your partner involved
There’s more than one kind of sexy
The process takes time
Entering Into The Edibles Market
Why enter the edibles market?
Advocating for cannabis through good food
Edibles legalization in October/November 2019
Product lines – confectionery, snacks
Micro-dosing to 100milligrams
Best practices in food production
Healthy ingredients in edibles
How do the other ingredients impact the cannabis?
What To Do When The Circumstances Change In The Care of Your Loved One
Health cares situations are dynamic
Event driven necessity
Private caregivers need more help
Small incremental changes
Differing Opinions as between family members
Which incremental changes are more serious?
Safety, Independence, Quality of Life
Risk of Falling
The cost of private care
Being a caregiver changes personal relationships between family members
Quality of Time as a Family
For more information about show sponsor Harvest Medicine go here.
To read Carlyle’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.
To learn more about Peter Neal and Neal Brothers go here.
To learn more about David Bernstein and Caregivers go here.