#133 Stress, Inflammation and Your Health, Divorce over 50, Improving Your Digestion and the Connection Between Sex and Depression

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 23 and 24 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 stress and inflammation impacts your health with Dr. Gordon Chang, Divorce over 50 with Mara Marcello, improving your digestion with Megan Horsley and the connection between depression and sex with Carlyle Jansen

We specifically discuss:

How Do Inflammation and Stress Impact Your Health?

  • Inflammation and the body’s response
  • Acute inflammation leads to an overreaction by white blood cells
  • Covid-19 and white blood cells attacking lung lining
  • Controlling the inflammation: anti-inflammatory treatment
  • Free radicals
  • Anti-oxidants
  • Can you get anti-oxidants from your diet?
  • Supplementation

Divorce over 50

  • Is Covid-19 driving more inquires about divorce?
  • Can you get a divorce during Covid-19?
  • The Grey Divorce
  • What issues are unique to those divorcing over 50?
  • The key issue: the financial picture
  • Research is the first step
  • Divorce coach

How To Improve Your Digestion

  • Drinking (lots of) water
  • When should you drink water?
  • Avoid known allergens
  • Eat slowly and calmly
  • Chewing
  • Don’t cook or eat when you’re upset
  • Seek out a health practitioner

Sex and Depression

  • Anxiety and depression impacting sex
  • Sex as a coping mechanism during Covid-19
  • Signs of depression
  • How do you raise the issue with your partner?
  • How does depression manifest physically?
  • Depression medication impacting sex
  • Can you have a sexual relationship if suffering with depression?
  • Can sex help someone suffering with depression?
  • Tips to maintain a sex life during depression

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.

To learn more about Mara Marcello and Divorce Angels go here

To read Megan Horsley’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here

To read Carlyle Jansen’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

#73 Vitamin K2, The True Patriot Love Women’s Expedition, Doing Your Own Yoga Thing and Growing Your Own Medicinal Herbs

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on March 30, 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 Vitamin K2 with Jenna Mangan, The True Patriot Love Women’s Expedition with Fate Saghir and Sergeant Nicole Laidlaw, doing your own yoga thing with Jelayna DaSilva, and growing your own medicinal herbs with Ted Snider

We specifically discuss:

Vitamin K2

  • History of discovery of Vitamin K2
  • What is Vitamin K?
  • What does Vitamin K2 do?
  • Contrasting Vitamin K1 and K2
  • The Calcium Paradox
  • Cardio-vascular health
  • How do we get Vitamin K?
  • Supplementation
  • How do you know if you’re Vitamin K2 deficient?
  • find information about Vitamin K2

True Patriot Love Women’s Expedition

  • What is the True Patriot Love Organization?
  • Baffin Island expedition
  • Information about the expedition

Doing Your Own Yoga Thing

  • What are you doing in the class?
  • Why do they do their own thing in class?
  • Why is it problematic?
  • The collective experience
  • How do teachers deal with it?
  • Alternatives

Growing Your Own Medicinal Herbs

  • What is already growing in our gardens that has medicinal value?
  • Dandelion
  • Broad leaf Plaintain
  • Nettle
  • St. John’ Wort
  • Red Clover
  • What can you plant in your garden?
  • cone flower – Echinacea
  • Chamomile
  • Feverfew
  • Mint – Sage, Rosemary, Lemon Balm, Spearmint

Links:

For more information about Vitamin K2 from show sponsor Canprev go here.

To learn more about Jenna Mangan go here.

To learn more about The True Patriot Love Women’s Expedition go here.

To learn more about Jelayna Da Silva go here.

To learn more about Ted Snider and the Natural Path go here.