Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 13 and 14, 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 managing the symptoms of menopause naturally with Joel Thuna, the treatment of frozen shoulders with Dr. Erin Boynton, the practice of Yoga Nidra with Sari Nisker Fox and the flavour of umami with Shauna Lindzon
We specifically discuss:
Treating the Symptoms of Menopause Naturally
What is menopause and when does it occur?
The role of oestrogen
Is hormone replacement therapy still viable?
General health heading into menopause
Vitamin D and K2
What are hot flashes and how can they be treated?
What is the cause of vaginal dryness and how can it be treated?
Hormonal changes and mood
The connection between menopause and bone density
Treating Frozen Shoulders
What is a frozen shoulder?
How do you get a frozen shoulder?
What does a frozen shoulder feel like?
Can you treat a frozen shoulder?
Natural treatment and lifestyle
Physical therapy and acupuncture
What is yoga nidra?
The guided meditation experience
What do you do in yoga nidra?
Relaxing the body parts from head to toe
What do you need to practice yoga nidra?
How does yoga nidra make you feel?
How does yoga nidra help you?
The Fifth Flavour Profile: Umami
What is umami?
Sources of umami
Umami to replace salt
The role of umami in cooking
Cooking with umami ingredients
Miso, fish sauce, anchovies, dehydrated mushrooms
For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.
To read articles by Joel Thuna in Tonic Magazine go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 2 and 3, 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 managing stress with Dr. Philip Rouchotas ND, the anti-viral properties of oil of oregano with Roger Baird, adopting pets during social isolation with Hannah Sotropa and whether now is the time for self-improvement with Rod MacDonald
We specifically discuss:
Managing Stress Naturally
Stress overlapping with depression
Diet and lifestyle strategy to deal with adrenal fatigue
Sleep and Melatonin
B Vitamins, Adaptogens
The Anti-Viral Properties of Oil of Oregano
Wild oil of oregano
Ingesting oil of oregano
What are the health benefits of oil of oregano?
Adopting Pets During Social Isolation
What are the benefits of adopting a pet?
What is the process of adopting a pet during Covid-19 social distancing?
Motives for adopting a pet
Pet adoption vs. pet fostering
Considerations when adopting a pet
If you’re interested in adopting or fostering a pet go here.
Is Now The Time for Self-Improvement?
Is Covid-19 the right time to contemplate self-improvement?
Self-awareness and carrying forward
Does worrying and stress impede personal growth?
Steps to starting self-improvement
Accountability and structure
For more information about show sponsor New Roots Herbal go here.
For more information about Dr. Philip Rouchotas go here.
To learn more about Roger Baird and Oil of Oregano go here.
To learn more about Toronto Humane Society go here.
To read articles written by Rod MacDonald in Tonic Magazine go here.