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
Can you get anti-oxidants from your diet?
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
How To Improve Your Digestion
Drinking (lots of) water
When should you drink water?
Avoid known allergens
Eat slowly and calmly
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.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 18 and 19 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 your immunity system works with Dr. Gordon Chang, maintaining relationships during social isolation with Carlyle Jansen,
We specifically discuss:
How Does the Immune System Work?
There is no known proven cure for Covid-19 (yet)
Boosting the immune system
White blood cells
How do vaccines work?
Herbal immune boosters
Maintaining Relationships During Social Isolation
Downtime and space
Separation and togetherness
Setting aside time to talk
Physical connections during social distancing
Sexual relationships for singles (during Covid-19)
Fighting Stress Nutritionally
Emotional eating and the loss of control
Supporting gut health with fermented foods
Creating your own fermented foods
Foods that don’t support gut health: alcohol and sugar
Growing your own food
Dental Care During Covid-19
What do you do if you have a dental emergency?
Are there dental offices open during Covid-19 in Toronto?