#107 Humanizing Health Care In The Digital Age, Strong Muscles Equals Strong Bones, Holistic Holiday Gifts For The Health Conscious and Chasing Yoga Feels

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?
  • Telemedicine
  • 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
  • Weightlifting
  • 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
  • Massages
  • 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.

To learn more about Dr. Stacy Irvine go here.

To read Megan Horsely’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Jelayna Da Silva’s article on Tonic Magazine go here.

#95 Is Benefits of The Keto Diet, The Hidden Opioid Crisis, Transitioning Into A Fall Fitness Routine and the Natural Treatment of Stress

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 31 and September 1, 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 the ins and outs of the keto diet with Ryan Foley, the hidden opioid crisis with Dr. Hance Clarke, your Fall fitness routine with Dr. Stacey Irvine and the natural approach to treating stress with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND

We specifically discuss:

Is The Keto Diet Right For You?

  • What is the Keto diet/lifestyle?
  • How does the Keto diet/lifestyle work?
  • What is nutritional ketosis/the ketogenic state?
  • What are the health benefits of the Keto diet/lifestyle?
  • Anti-aging
  • Anti-Inflammation, Anti-Free Radicals
  • Neurological benefits
  • Accelerated weight loss
  • Maintain muscle mass
  • The Adaptation Stage
  • The Keto Flu
  • The Maintenance Stage

The Hidden Opioid Crisis

  • The purpose and intent of the 2017 Canadian Opioid Guidelines
  • Current risks to high dose opioid users
  • Reduced access to opioids via prescription
  • Denial of health care
  • How is the government dealing with the cohort of high dose opioid users?
  • Multi-disciplinary pain care
  • What is the solution?
  • Pain and addiction services into the family practice setting

Transitioning Into Your Fall Fitness Routine

  • When is the best time to think about your fitness routine?
  • The routine is key
  • Thinking about your fitness routine
  • Enjoyment is crucial to success
  • Weight training allows you to do other activities
  • Be realistic about your schedule
  • Movement breaks
  • Check your gear
  • Deal with existing injuries

The Natural Treatment of Stress

  • Who is suffering from stress?
  • What is causing people stress?
  • What are the symptoms of stress?
  • Sleep hygiene
  • Caffeine
  • Whole food diets
  • Personal contact
  • Exercise
  • Mindfulness
  • Cannabis

For more information about show sponsor Ketoplex by Nuvocare Health Sciences and Ryan Foley go here.

To learn more about Dr. Hance Clarke and is work go here.

To learn more about Dr. Stacey Irvine and her work go here.

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