Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 29 and March 1, 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 role of digital technology in dealing with a public health crisis with George Barakat, how personal responsibility leads to well being with Rucsandra Mitrea, solo pleasure when you’re in a relationship with Carlyle Jansen, and dealing with gut inflammation with Nadia Rizzo ND
We specifically discuss:
Digital Technology and a Public Health Crisis
Technology impacting public health
Information gathering and dissemination
Takeaway points from SARS
Treatment in remote areas – isolating and quarantining
Conveying and sharing information
Personal Responsibility and The Path to Well-being
Giving away personal responsibility
Interviewing your practitioners
What does giving away your power look like?
How does it feel when you keep your power?
Once you cede your power, can you get it back?
Solo Pleasure When Coupled
Is it okay to masturbate when in a monogamous relationship?
Masturbation and self-esteem
Is this a common practice?
Differences between males and females
Helping with sexual challenges
When your partner isn’t there
Is masturbation cheating?
Is there such a thing as too much masturbation?
Inflammation in the gut, not belly fat
Food sensitivities vs. food allergies
Determining a food sensitivity
Inflammation and weight retention
Food elimination program
Reintroducing food back into the diet
For more information about show sponsor Jack Nathan Health and George Barakat go here.
To learn more about Rucsandra Mitrea and the work she does at Vital Directives go here.
To read Carlyle Jansen’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 15 and 16, 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 which ailments allicin can treat with “The Garlic Guru” Peter Josling, aging from a public health perspective with Dr. Paula Rochon, the benefits of elder companionship with Kristina Dobbin and hot topics in lung health with Chris Haromy
We specifically discuss:
What Ailments Allicin Can Treat
The compound Allicin
Bacterial skin infections – staph
Bacterial internal infections – e.coli, salmonella, MERSA etc.
Viruses – prevention of reinfection
Viruses – herpes, rhinovirus, Epstein-Barr
Fungus – candida
Aging From a Public Health Perspective
Why is it important for us to think about aging?
What can we do to promote health for aging adults?
Common sense health and wellness lifestyle decisions
Key differences for men and women as they age
Helping the aging population with drug therapies
What are “prescribing cascades”?
The Benefits of Elder Companionship
The impact of isolation and loneliness on seniors
Factors that increase social isolation
Peer health care and companionship
What is the extra value in companionship in care-giving?
The aging workforce
Finding the right fit between care-giver and senior
What factors are impacting longevity?
Hot Topics in Lung Health
Cannabis and risks to lung health
The “vaping” epidemic
Second hand smoke and vapor
The cancer risk of radon gas
Air pollution – smog
Lung Health and flu shots
For more information about show sponsor Allimax and Peter Josling go here.
To learn more about Women’s College Research Institute and Dr. Paula Rochon go here.
To learn more about Seniors For Seniors and Kristina Dobbin go here.
To learn more about the Ontario Lung Association and Chris Haromy go here.