Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on December 4 and 5, 2021 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 brain wellness with Dr. Gordon Chang, what an iron deficiency looks like with Dr. Nadia Rizzo ND, emotional regulation with Tracey Soghrati and the dangers of delaying routine vaccinations with Dr. Christine Palmay

We specifically discuss:

Maximize Your Brain Wellness

  • What helps to stave off cognitive decline?
  • What contributes to cognitive decline?
  • Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Is dementia an inflammatory disease?
  • Supplements that help with cognition
  • Antioxidants
  • 7 amino acids, which comes from protein
  • Omega 3 fish oil: EPA and DHA

What Does an Iron Deficiency Look Like

  • What does an iron deficiency get confused with?
  • Symptoms of an iron deficiency
  • How does an iron deficiency manifest?
  • Iron deficiency and the menstruation cycle
  • How do you test for an iron deficiency?
  • What is the health risk of having an untreated iron deficiency?
  • How does your iron level change?
  • Iron sources from our diet
  • Iron supplements
  • How is an iron deficiency diagnosed?
  • Protocols for iron supplementation
  • Iron and bone health

Emotional Regulation

  • What is emotional regulation?
  • How do you know if you have to work on this skill?
  • What emotion do you struggle with?
  • How will we improve our lives by self regulation?
  • Monitoring intrinsic and extrinsic states
  • Choices that align with your goals
  • Upregulating positive emotions
  • How does the skill of emotional regulation manifest?
  • Identification, selection and implementation of a skill

The Dilemma of Delayed Routine Vaccinations

  • Vaccines as part of regular healthcare
  • Why are people not following through with their vaccines?
  • What are the barriers to routine immunization?
  • What can the government do to fix the problem?
  • What can physicians and patients do?
  • Is Covid-19 vaccine reticence spilling over to routine immunization?
  • Why is it important that vaccinations are not delayed?

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

To learn more about Dr. Nadia Rizzo ND go here.

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here.

To learn more about Dr. Christine Palmay go here.