#155 A Vision of the Future of Health Clinics, Improving Your Posture, Thyroid Health and Has Covid-19 Killed Toronto?

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 24 and 25, 2020 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 future of medical clinics with George Barakat, how to improve your posture with Dr. Stacy Irvine, a natural approach to thyroid health with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and whether Covid-19 spells the death of Toronto with Mitchell Abrahams

We specifically discuss:

The Future of Health Clinics

  • Hub and spoke health clinics
  • An ecosystem in healthcare: instantaneous referrals
  • The “circular health care experience”
  • Combined access to primary healthcare
  • Growth, connectivity and community
  • Duplicating the “hospital experience” without the wait

How To Improve Your Posture

  • Why is posture so important?
  • What are the common posture problems?
  • What are the implications of poor posture?
  • Stacking of vertebrae
  • Upper Cross Syndrome
  • What can we do to help our posture?
  • Exercises for better posture
  • Rowing and cross-country skiing
  • Are posture problems reversible?

A Natural Approach to Thyroid Health

  • What is the thyroid gland and what does it do?
  • Are thyroid conditions common?
  • How do you develop a thyroid condition?
  • The connection between auto-immune disease and the thyroid gland
  • Genetic predisposition to auto-immune disease
  • The auto-immune disease trigger
  • Intestinal permeability and auto-immune disease
  • Leaky Gut Syndrome
  • Reducing the risk to thyroid disease
  • Testing for thyroid disease
  • Is thyroid disease reversible?
  • Lifestyle choices and supplementation

Did Covid-19 Kill Toronto?

  • Toronto and the pandemic
  • What is driving the “exodus” from the city?
  • The history of the cycle of pandemics and booms
  • Can we work remotely indefinitely?
  • The key drivers of cities
  • International cities
  • Post-pandemic immigration
  • The hidden costs of leaving the city
  • The future approach to pandemics

For more information about show sponsor Jack Nathan Health and George Barakat go here.

To learn more about Dr. Stacy Irvine go here.

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski ND go here.

To learn more about Mitchell Abrahams go here

#16: The Road to Health is Paved With Good Intestines, Prioritizing Self Love and Living Through a Mid-Life Crisis

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 24, 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 health of your gastrointestinal tract with Dr. Gordon Chang; prioritizing pleasure, self love and self care with Tonic natural nutrition expert Claire Le Gresley and what its like to live through a mid-life crisis with Mat Rosenblatt

We specifically discuss:

The Road to Health is Paved With Good Intestines:

  • the gastrointestinal tract as a source of ailments
  • food allergies
  • irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s Disease, Ileitis and Colitis
  • Gastrointestinal Tract and auto-immune disease
  • Your microbiome
  • good vs. bad bacteria?
  • bacterial balance
  • How do you help your gastrointestinal health?
  • Nutrient Absorption and Leaky Gut Syndrome

Prioritizing Your Pleasure

  • Why should you prioritize your pleasure?
  • Learning How To Take Care of Yourself
  • “Self Love” vs. “Self Care”
  • Start where you are
  • Self respect
  • Actualizing and starting the process
  • The work of change
  • regimen vs. self care

Living Through a Mid-Life Crisis:

  • living through a crisis
  • making changes
  • self-reflection
  • learning what makes you happy
  • how does change occur?
  • the hardest part of the mid-life crisis
  • how others perceive your change

Links:

For Claire’s article about prioritizing your pleasure in Tonic Magazine go here. 

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

For more information about the Distillery District go here.

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