Entries by The StoneTree Team

IBS: How Do You Test for Food Intolerance?

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, is surprisingly common. According to the stats, between 13-20% of Canadians are affected by IBS at any given time. There are many potential causes, but one of the most common is a food intolerance.   A food intolerance is often a result of what’s called an IgG food sensitivity–a delayed, hyper-sensitivity reaction […]

Does One Thing Matter?

Whatever we are not changing we are choosing.–Laurie Buchanan This is a powerful quote in a health care context. The evidence shows over and over again that the quality of our health is directly linked to our lifestyle choices. What we put into our bodies. Consume junk food or whole food? Water or soda pop? […]

SIBO: What Is It and Could You Have It?

Tummy troubles are one of the most common complaints that naturopathic doctors deal with. Usually, we have great success–if we can help a patient get to the bottom of food intolerances, rebalance their flora, or deal with stress, then tummy troubles like IBS can become a thing of the past.  But when our usual magic […]

Lyme Disease: What You Need to Know

With the incidence of Lyme disease climbing in Ontario, and in Simcoe County specifically, we’re getting more and more questions at the clinic about what people can do to keep their families and themselves safe.  Here are answers to some of the most common questions, as well as info on a new tick removal kit […]

Tips for Surviving the Summer Heat

Canadians don’t deal well with sustained heat and humidity. Sure, the odd day or two of over 30 gives us something to complain about, because we love to complain about the weather. But day after day of +30C with high humidex? That’s something we don’t adapt to very well.   Many people around the planet, however, do […]

Two Delicious Ways to Drink More Water

Up to 60% of your body is water—just good old H20. The amount varies depending on location. The brain and heart, for example, are composed of 73% water. The lungs are about 83% water. The skin contains 64% water, while your muscles and kidneys are 79%. Even your bones are a surprisingly juicy 31%! It’s […]

EVENT: Cancer Treatment Research & Innovation Day at CGMH

This year’s Georgian Bay Healthcare Wellness Research and Innovation Day is June 19. This year’s focus is on cancer. StoneTree Clinic’s Dr. Ehab Is presenting on the integration of conventional and complementary care. There is still time to register! The Details: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Collingwood General and Marine Hospital 8:00am-2:00pm The day’s events include: […]

Dr. Candice is Back!

Dr. Candice is back from maternity leave starting June 17th.  A big thanks to Dr. Bronwyn for taking such good care of her practice while Dr. Candice was home with her son Owen.  Her hours are:  Mondays 10AM – 7PM  Wednesdays 9AM – 12:30PM  Fridays 8AM – 12PM  Dr. Candice has a general practice, but her […]

Eid al-Fitr: The Festival of Breaking the Fast

The month of Ramadan is the holiest time of the Muslim year. For those who observe it, Ramadan is a time of intense spiritual renewal, when Muslims follow strict rules and participate in pious activities like charity and peacemaking. Perhaps the best-known aspect of Ramadan is fasting; for 30 days, practicing Muslims don’t eat or drink […]