Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 4 and 5, 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 natural treatment of the prostate with Andrea Donsky, how technology can impact your sleep with Adarsh Shah, colon health and your digestion with Nadia Kotsos, and wound care during Covid-19 with Dr. Hance Clarke.
We specifically discuss:
Your Partner’s Prostate Health
What is the prostate gland and what does it do?
What can happen to the prostate gland?
Statistics surrounding BPH
Causes of BPH
What are the symptoms of BPH?
BPH vs. Cancer symptoms
Taking responsibility for your own health
After a diagnosis of BPH
How Technology Can Impact Your Sleep
Technology can both enhance or inhibit sleep
Sleep tracking technology wearables
Measuring heart rate, temperature, blood oxygen levels, sound, movement and breathing
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 4 and 5, 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 natural treatment of stress and sleep with Andrea Donsky, healthy grilling with Shauna Lindzon, how to find solace in solitude with Tracey Soghrati and proper hydration for exercise with Dr. Stacy Irvine.
We specifically discuss:
The Natural Treatment of Stress and Sleep
What can we do to deal with stress?
Exercise – sleep
Foods that battle stress
Omega-3 with high EPA’s
Gaba – Passion Flower
Stress and sleep
Limiting blue light
Direct heat, indirect heat, combination and smoking
Lid up or down
Finding Solace in Solitude
The unhealthy way to be in solitude
The unhealthy internal monologue
Why is it so hard to be alone with our thoughts?
Getting stuck in a cognative vision
Why can solitude be a good thing?
Reflecting on relationships
Getting to know yourself
Building the capacity to be with yourself
How can you use your alone time productively?
Engaging others outside of solitude
Proper Hydration for Exercise
The importance of proper hydration
When is the best time to hydrate?
Hydration during exercise
Your thirst isn’t an accurate indicator of hydration
Post workout hydration
Cold vs. room temperature water
Overheating during exercise
Sports drinks – electrolyte replacement, sugar and caffeine
Alternatives to sports drinks
Is there such a thing as drinking too much water?
How do you deal with cramps?
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