Entries by The StoneTree Team

Celiac Disease Underdiagnosed in 90% of Cases?

That’s the case according to U of T prof Ahmed El-Sohemy, whose research suggests that celiac disease is very much underdiagnosed in Canada, as with other parts of the world including the US and the UK. When he took blood samples from over 2800 people, he found that celiac disease occurs in 1% of Canadians–that’s […]

Concussion Treatment and Prevention

Hurray, it’s ski season! If you or your kids ski for fun, or more seriously in the many amazing race programs in our area, this post is for you. (Hockey players, we haven’t forgotten you either!) Dr. Maggie, a former nationally competitive skier, and StoneTree Clinic’s resident sports performance guru, wants to make sure you […]

Shingles: Causes and Prevention

Herpes zoster is the virus that causes the chickenpox. Most of us experienced this infection as kids–a very itchy rash, that can show up over the entire body. Once chickenpox is resolved the herpes zoster virus can “hide” in a little pocket in our nerves called the dorsal root ganglia. It can hide there, dormant, for years, […]

‘Tis the Season…

…to be stressed? …to be sick? …to have interrupted sleep? …to be cranky? …to have tummy troubles? The holiday season can be a lot of fun, but it can also be pretty hard on our physical and mental health! That makes December a great time to check in with your ND. We can help support […]

The Migraine-Food Intolerance Connection

This piece of research came across the desks of one of the ND’s here at StoneTree that supports what we have all seen time and time again with our patients: food intolerances and migraines are related. We’ve written about food intolerances many times before. When we eat foods that we are intolerant to, our immune systems […]

Join Us for the Be the Change Film RIVERBLUE

“There is a joke in China. They say you can predict the “it” colour for the season by looking at the colour of the river”  – From the documentary RiverBlue On October 18th, the Be the Change Film Series kicks off its 10th year with the documentary RiverBlue. The film looks at the environmental impact of the […]

Tuning Your Hormonal Orchestra

Hormones are your body’s chemical messenger system. They control many, if not most, of your major body functions, including digestion, mood, sleep, metabolism, respiration, stress, growth, movement and mood. Hormones, in short, are a big deal. They also pack a powerful punch, and so they need to be balanced. To keep things running smoothly and to […]