#155 A Vision of the Future of Health Clinics, Improving Your Posture, Thyroid Health and Has Covid-19 Killed Toronto?

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on October 24 and 25, 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 future of medical clinics with George Barakat, how to improve your posture with Dr. Stacy Irvine, a natural approach to thyroid health with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and whether Covid-19 spells the death of Toronto with Mitchell Abrahams

We specifically discuss:

The Future of Health Clinics

  • Hub and spoke health clinics
  • An ecosystem in healthcare: instantaneous referrals
  • The “circular health care experience”
  • Combined access to primary healthcare
  • Growth, connectivity and community
  • Duplicating the “hospital experience” without the wait

How To Improve Your Posture

  • Why is posture so important?
  • What are the common posture problems?
  • What are the implications of poor posture?
  • Stacking of vertebrae
  • Upper Cross Syndrome
  • What can we do to help our posture?
  • Exercises for better posture
  • Rowing and cross-country skiing
  • Are posture problems reversible?

A Natural Approach to Thyroid Health

  • What is the thyroid gland and what does it do?
  • Are thyroid conditions common?
  • How do you develop a thyroid condition?
  • The connection between auto-immune disease and the thyroid gland
  • Genetic predisposition to auto-immune disease
  • The auto-immune disease trigger
  • Intestinal permeability and auto-immune disease
  • Leaky Gut Syndrome
  • Reducing the risk to thyroid disease
  • Testing for thyroid disease
  • Is thyroid disease reversible?
  • Lifestyle choices and supplementation

Did Covid-19 Kill Toronto?

  • Toronto and the pandemic
  • What is driving the “exodus” from the city?
  • The history of the cycle of pandemics and booms
  • Can we work remotely indefinitely?
  • The key drivers of cities
  • International cities
  • Post-pandemic immigration
  • The hidden costs of leaving the city
  • The future approach to pandemics

For more information about show sponsor Jack Nathan Health and George Barakat go here.

To learn more about Dr. Stacy Irvine go here.

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski ND go here.

To learn more about Mitchell Abrahams go here

#46 The Toronto Municipal Council and Developments, Mindful Parenting, Cooking with Kids and the Natural Treatment of Hypothyroidism

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on September 22 2018 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 municipal council and developments Mitchell Abrahams and Chris Spoke, mindful parenting with Tracey Soghrati, cooking with kids with Tonic Cookbook Reviewer Naomi Bussin and the natural treatment of hypothyroidism with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND

Also….the Soul Segment with Lisa Marvin

We specifically discuss:

Municipal Council and Developments

  • Court of Appeal Decision to stay proceedings: Reduced city Council for Toronto
  • Is a reduced council better for development?
  • Places To Grow strategy
  • Transit and Toronto
  • development and jobs
  • What could the new council do better?
  • The provincial role in the development approval process
  • LPAT: no ‘de novo’ hearings
  • The current official city plan in Toronto
  • Are there enough mixed use zones in Toronto?
  • Affordable housing

Mindful Parenting

  • What is mindful parenting?
  • Building a foundation of attunement
  • Monitor your own stress and distress
  • Noticing and regulating feelings during conflict
  • Try to insert the ‘sacred pause’
  • Learning to listen
  • Window of tolerance
  • S.T.O.P.
  • Body Scan
  • Breathing
  • Stop the Story

THE SOUL SEGMENT: Relationships

Cooking With Kids

  • Cooking with kids
  • Are kids capable of cooking?
  • Engaging children to cook
  • How do you help kids cook?
  • What should kids learn to cook?
  • “In the French Kitchen With Kids”
  • Why is it a good idea to get kids to cook?
  • “Eat a Little Better…”

The Natural Treatment of Hypothyroidism

  • What is the thyroid gland
  • Master metabolism gland
  • Symptoms of Hypothyroidism
  • Aging and Hypothyroidism
  • Testing of TSH or t3 and t4
  • Does Hypothyroidism affect men
  • How is Hypothyroidism treated?
  • desiccated hormones
  • natural treatments for hypothyroidism
  • dealing with stress

Links:

For more information about show sponsor The Benvenuto Group go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

To read Naomi Bussin’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipiniski go here.

To learn more about Lisa Marvin go here.