With advancements in medicine and public health, the average lifespan has continued to climb over the last century. Now, it’s projected to hit 95 by 2040. But just because we are living longer doesn’t necessarily mean we are living well-er. In fact, according to the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation, we are living longer, but […]
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Collagen is a supplement that is getting a lot of hype at the moment. It’s being touted as a miracle solution for joint pain, digestive health, fat burning, cellulite reduction and decreased skin aging. As one of the most abundant proteins in the body, collagen is responsible for the elasticity of your skin. It also holds your […]
“Happiness is self-contentedness.” – Aristotle If you have spent any time hanging around the front desk at StoneTree, you may have heard our amazing admin staff saying, “I’m satisfied with…” or “That is satisfying.” The phrase is a thought exercise they have been practicing in order to decrease stress and increase happiness. If you ask them […]
Cancer is a scary proposition. No one wants it in their orbit, but the stats are sobering. During their lifetime, nearly 1 in 2 Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer, and 1 in 4 will die from the disease. This week we recognized World Cancer Day, which was born on February 4, 2000, as part […]
Getting away to the sun and warmth is such a pleasure when it is so cold and bleak in a deep February freeze. But how do you make sure you don’t pick up a nasty bug on the plane surrounded by all the other coughing and sneezing Canucks trying to get the sunshine? Below is […]
This year’s flu season is in full swing, and according to authorities, it’s the worst since 2009. The predominant circulating strain this year is Influenza A-H1N1 (swine flu), and it seems to be hitting kids the hardest. Whether or not you decide to get the flu shot there is much you can do to prevent the […]
It’s easy to forget about your health–especially if your body hasn’t yet decided to remind you. And it’s particularly easy at this time of year when you’re running around dealing with holiday commitments and other stressors. But now might be the most important time of year to remember to support your immune system and shore up […]
Lavender has long history of use for its calming effect. Anxiety, insomnia, restlessness—they’re all challenges that can often be helped with lavender. In 2014, a double-blind, placebo-controlled study looked at the impact of the orally administered lavender oil preparation Silexan. The study divided 539 adults into four groups. A placebo group A paroxetine group (a […]
The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck that’s responsible for secreting a critical hormone called triiodothyronine or “T3”. T3 is the active form of the thyroid hormone. It’s the body’s “accelerator,” regulating body temperature, heart rate, body weight, and glucose/cholesterol management. T3 is essentially responsible for controlling cell metabolism in every cell in your body, […]
Dr. Kendra is back in the house on November 5th. She is already booking up fast! Her hours this fall/winter are: Monday 2-6 Tuesdays 9-5 Thursdays 10-1 A big welcome to baby Rowan! We are all so excited to have another baby in the StoneTree Clinic family.:) You can book an appointment with Dr. Kendra here, or by calling […]
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StoneTree is Collingwood's longest running naturopathic clinic, providing primary care to the Collingwood, Wasaga Beach and Town of the Blue Mountains area.