Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 5 and 6, 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’ll discuss how to treat a libido under stress with Dr. Gordon Chang, whether it is necessary to change our diet as we age with Shauna Lindzon, naturopathy as it interconnects with allopathy with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and mindfulness, middle age and self-actualization with Tracey Soghrati.
We specifically discuss:
Your Libido Under Stress
How is Covid-19 (stress) affecting your libido?
Lifestyle approaches to reducing stress
How does stress manifest in the body?
Herbs to help with sleep
Exercise to relieve stress
“Libido” herbs- natural aphrodisiacs
Increasing testosterone production
Antioxidants to fight free radicals
Should We Change Our Diets As We Age?
Do our nutritional needs change as we age?
Muscle to fat ratios change
Vitamins B12 and D
Eating a variety of whole foods
Changing taste and digestion
Eat at the same time each day
Naturopathy and Allopathy
The differences between Naturopathic and Allopathic doctors
What do Naturopathic doctors treat?
Do Naturopathic and Allopathic doctors work together?
Why would you want both an Allopathic and Naturopathic doctor?
What should you look for in a Naturopathic doctor?
Mindfulness, Middle Age and Self Actualization
What is self-actualization?
Abraham Maslow: The Needs Hierarchy
Are we all capable of transformation?
Why is middle age the time for self-actualization?
What does a self-actualized person look like?
The state of “awe”
Being comfortable in your own skin
Being present and comfortable with yourself
Being happy in the process rather than focusing on the goals
What is the “mindful self”?
For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 1 and 2, 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 naturopathic approach to stress in challenging times with Dr. Melanie Kusznireckyj ND, why micro-nutrients are as important to your health as macro-nutrients with Megan Horsley RHN, the exercises that support running, hiking and jogging with Ali Lubin and how you can overcome loneliness with Carlyle Jansen.
We specifically discuss:
The Naturopathic Approach to Adapting and Coping During Challenging Times
Stress caused by challenging times
The education and training of naturopathic doctors
The underlying philosophy of naturopathy and naturopathic medicines
The holistic approach
Mitigating side effects
The relationship between a naturopathic doctor and patient
High EPA Omega Fatty Acids (Fish Oil)
L-Theanine: (Green Tea)
Gaba: The stomach-brain connection
Micro-nutrients vs. Macro-nutrients
Tracking macro-nutrients and weight loss
What is a macro-nutrient?
What is a micro-nutrient?
What happens if you don’t get enough micro-nutrients?
What’s wrong with “fortified” flours?
Supplementing while dieting
Eating whole foods that are nutrient dense
The Exercises that Support Running, Hiking and Walking
The health benefits of running, hiking and walking
What are the risks of running, hiking, walking?
How do we prevent those risks?
How to get started?
Work out buddies
Over-training and rest days
Loneliness is a feeling not a fact
Cognitive behavioral techniques
Loneliness and depression
Expect the best
For more information about show sponsor New Roots Herbal go here.
For more information about Dr. Melanie Kusznireckyj ND go here.
To read Megan Horsley’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.