Entries by The StoneTree Team

Upcoming Workshops: Cancer Care, Sleep Habits

Cancer Care: Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Approaches Tuesday, September 25, 2018 6:00PM-7:00PM FREE Call or email the clinic to register Join Naturopathic Doctor, Dr. Ehab Mohammed ND to learn about the best evidence to support the use of complementary intervention in the care of those with cancer. Whether you are engaging in conventional cancer care or […]

Food as Medicine: Sauerkraut

Humans have been fermenting foods for thousands of years. Fermentation made our food last longer and made it easier to digest, which in turn helped us stay healthier. Along the way, however, we also ended up creating foods that taste great and have excellent health benefits! Sauerkraut is one of those great fermented wonders. It’s […]

Dr. Maggie’s Family is Growing!

If you’ve been to the clinic lately, you may have noticed Dr. Maggie’s growing belly! Her family is looking forward to welcoming their newest member this fall. The rest of the StoneTree Clinic team is thrilled to have another STC baby about the clinic, but, as always, we’ll be sad to see one of our team […]

Air Quality: How to Protect Yourself

This summer’s high heat and humidity have been great for those vacationing by the lakes, but it has created the perfect storm for poor air quality. Forest fires and the hot, heavy air that traps pollution from industry and cars have made air quality a real health risk. What to do? 1. Prevention – limit […]

When Your Oncologist Says “No”

A cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming. On top of the stress and worry is a near-endless supply of internet advice, and tips from well-meaning friends and family. Almost everyone seems to have a story about how the chemo killed Joe’s sister’s, brother, or how some natural product saved the day. A large percentage of patients explore […]

Sleep: The New Science of Slumber

As our patients head out on their summer holidays, one of the things we hear most often is, “I can’t wait to sleep.” If you’ve found yourself feeling the same way and are wondering why, this month’s National Geographic has a long article about sleep that is very much worth the read. Some interesting and […]

Calling All Teachers!

Dealing with kids can put a real tax on stress glands and immune systems–it’s the kind of thing that can lead to constant colds and flu, sleep and mood issues, or that overall “tired” feeling that is so tough to shake. For our patients who are teachers, the hustle and bustle of the school often […]

Natural Solutions for Summer Kid Challenges

Summer is in full swing. and what a summer it is turning out to be! Lots of sun and heat make for great cottage or beach days, but they can also bring little health annoyances that can ruin the fun for kids. Here are some natural solutions to a few of summer’s nagging problems. Sunburn Prevention […]

Food as Medicine: Chia Seeds

These tiny little nutritional powerhouses were prized by the Mayans for providing them with “sustainable energy”. In fact, the word chia is the ancient Mayan word for strength! Check out what’s inside just two tablespoons of these little seeds: Fiber: 11 grams Protein: 4 grams Fat: 9 grams (5 of which are Omega-3s) Calcium: 18% of […]

3 Great Natural Health Resources for Canada Day

Hurray! It’s the long weekend! It’s going to be a hot one as we celebrate our nation’s birthday this weekend. Here are a few all-natural resources for your long weekend needs: Fruit infused water: This delicious water is a tasty and beautiful way to get fluids into you on a hot, summer day. There are a few options […]