Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 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 as a treatment for mental illnesses with Dr. Mandeep Singh, mental training for healing your body with Rucsandra Mitrea, three great overlooked grains with Carolyn Tanner-Cohen and Mindful Communications with Tracey Soghrati
We specifically discuss:
Medical Cannabis and Mental Health
A holistic approach to treating mental health issues
How does medical cannabis fit in with a holistic approach?
Doctors’ reluctance to prescribe medical cannabis
Addiction risk to medical cannabis
Side affects of medical cannabis
Contraindications to using medical cannabis
Mental Training for Healing Your Body
Why dealing with pain is like training for the Olympics
The desire to heal is the driving force
The belief that you will heal
Facilitating mental and emotional health to help the body heal
A gradual process to changing beliefs
How to start the snowball rolling
Three Great Overlooked Grains
Cooking with whole grains
How to cook Farro
How to cook Amaranth
How do you mindfully listen?
What do people do in communication that is off-putting?
How do we improve our communication?
Being present to your own experience
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For more information about Dr. Mandeep Singh go here.
For more information about Rucsandra Mitrea and Vital Directives go here.
For more information about Carolyn Tanner Cohen go here.
For more information about Tracey Soghrati go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 16 and 17 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 for veterans and seniors with Shekhar Parmar, how food = love with Naomi Bussin, the natural treatment of addictions with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and the New Canadian Food Guidelines with dietician Shauna Lindzon.
We specifically discuss:
Medical Cannabis for Veterans and Seniors
Veterans are being helped by medical cannabis
PTSD – anxiety, sleep, flashbacks, nightmares, reliving the trauma
Previous abuse of the system
Guidelines – cost covered for veterans, up to a limit (3 grams/day)
Process to get more cannabis for veterans
The costs to Veterans Affairs increased 120x in the past few years
The real qualitative costs saved by medical cannabis
The Canadian vs. American approach to medical cannabis for veterans
Seniors and medical cannabis
Improvement to quality of life
Dispensing medical cannabis to seniors in care facilities
Training for caregivers of seniors regarding medical cannabis