Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 5 and 6, 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’ll discuss how to treat a libido under stress with Dr. Gordon Chang, whether it is necessary to change our diet as we age with Shauna Lindzon, naturopathy as it interconnects with allopathy with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and mindfulness, middle age and self-actualization with Tracey Soghrati.
We specifically discuss:
Your Libido Under Stress
How is Covid-19 (stress) affecting your libido?
Lifestyle approaches to reducing stress
How does stress manifest in the body?
Herbs to help with sleep
Exercise to relieve stress
“Libido” herbs- natural aphrodisiacs
Increasing testosterone production
Antioxidants to fight free radicals
Should We Change Our Diets As We Age?
Do our nutritional needs change as we age?
Muscle to fat ratios change
Vitamins B12 and D
Eating a variety of whole foods
Changing taste and digestion
Eat at the same time each day
Naturopathy and Allopathy
The differences between Naturopathic and Allopathic doctors
What do Naturopathic doctors treat?
Do Naturopathic and Allopathic doctors work together?
Why would you want both an Allopathic and Naturopathic doctor?
What should you look for in a Naturopathic doctor?
Mindfulness, Middle Age and Self Actualization
What is self-actualization?
Abraham Maslow: The Needs Hierarchy
Are we all capable of transformation?
Why is middle age the time for self-actualization?
What does a self-actualized person look like?
The state of “awe”
Being comfortable in your own skin
Being present and comfortable with yourself
Being happy in the process rather than focusing on the goals
What is the “mindful self”?
For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 25 and 26, 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 health benefits of allicin with “The Garlic Guru” Peter Josling, how to create your own workout mix with Kathleen Trotter, why your joints are your healing centers with Rucsandra Mitrea and yoga for your mojo with Rachelle Wintzen
We specifically discuss:
The Health Benefits of Allicin
The compound Allicin
The history of garlic in remedies and treatments
A modern anti-microbial agent – virus, bacteria, fungus
Cough and cold prevention
Are microbes becoming resistant to Allicin?
How To Create Your Own Workout Mix
What is a workout mix?
Cardiovascular, strength and mobility
Your workouts change over time
Curating your own health mix
Four fitness personalities
What activities should you avoid?
Why Your Joints Are Your Healing Centers
Starting with the joints – movement
Why do you look at the joints first?
What is the fascia system?
The innate intelligence of the body
Do we need to micromanage our body in order to heal it?
Pain relief and increased mobility
Yoga For Your Mojo
How does yoga help with the libido?
Mindfulness and connection
Strength and circulation
Bound angle pose
For more information about show sponsor Allimax and Peter Josling go here.
To learn more about Vtial Directives and Rucsandra Mitrea go here.