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 November 23 and 24, 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 humanizing health care in the digital age with George Barakat, why strong muscles lead to strong bones with Dr. Stacy Irvine, holistic holiday gifts for the health conscious with Megan Horsely, and sensation junkies chasing their “yoga feels” with Jelayna DaSilva
We specifically discuss:
Humanizing Health Care
Aging gracefully: “Live Your Best Life”
What are the problems with our current health care system?
Retail health as a solution to “Hallway Medicine”
Digital health strategy as a Canadian export strength
What do patients want from their health care system?
Visibility and clarity into health records
Usage of “wearables” and digital records
How will digital health tools be used going forward?
Personalizing health care
Strong Muscles = Strong Bones
Bone health and morbidity
The cost of bone fractures to the economy
Bone density and preventative health
The connection between muscle and cortical bone density
Metabolic factors that impact bone health
Hormonal impact on bone health
Diet and bone-density
Calcium and Vitamin D
When is it too late to deal with bone density?
Balance and stability
Holistic Holiday Gifts
Essential Oil Travel Pack
Class passes – experiential gifts
Personal training sessions
Workout wear and accessories
Health store gift cards
Alternative lifestyle cookbooks
Yoga Sensation Junkies
What is a “sensation junky”?
What is the problem with chasing sensations?
The mindful element of yoga
What do you get from “finding the calm” in our yoga practice?
Back body awareness
How do you find your calm?
For more information about show sponsor Jack Nathan Health and George Barakat go here.