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 April 27th and 28th, 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 factors driving the purpose built rental market with Mitchell Abrahams, the mindset for treatment of chronic pain with Rucsandra Mitrea, how to travel like a holistic nutritionist with Megan Horsley and reasonable expectations of your yogi with Jodi Fischtein
We specifically discuss:
What are the factors driving the purpose built rental market?
Competition between building condos and rental projects as an investment
Long term vs. short term investment
Low interest rates
Demographics – Baby Boomers and Millennials
Differences in the way rental buildings are being built over time
Stakeholders – government, ratepayer groups
Incentives to encourage the supply of rental projects
Immigration and employment opportunities
The taxation regime
The Toronto municipal position
The development community advocacy
Stability of income and appreciation of capital assets
The mindset for treatment of chronic pain
The connection between mindset and treatment of pain
Paying attention to emotions
The “innate intelligence of the body”
Body, mindset and emotion
How does fear impede the healing process?
How do we overcome fear and heal?
How does the mindset get changed?
Dealing with pain with an emergency strategy
Long term strategy for maintenance
Travel like a holistic nutritionist
Water – dehydration while flying
Digestive enzymes – probiotics
Jet lag – sleep and supplements
Reasonable expectations of your yogi
What is expected of a modern yogi?
Beyond the physical
Which expectations are reasonable…and which are not?
Being the perfect citizen
Social media persona
For more information about show sponsor The Benvenuto Group go here.