Entries by The StoneTree Team

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 […]

June 22nd is #Eat Together Day

“It’s at the table where we can turn a house into a home, a stranger into a friend, and a village into a community. But more than anything, eating together simply connects us. And our world can use a little more connection right now. This year, let’s eat together on June 22nd” Thanks President Choice. […]

Keto Diet Info Night

With all the media coverage around the ketogenic diet, we get a lot of questions about this somewhat confusing and potentially overwhelming diet. Studies seem to show some promising health results, but that doesn’t make it any easier for people to understand it. Fortunately, we have Dr. Maggie for that! Dr. Maggie will be answering […]

Welcome Dr. Bronwyn!

Once upon a time… Some of you who have been patients since our early days in Collingwood will remember our office over in the Erie Street Medical Centre. Some of you may even remember a keen and shiny young university student helping us out one summer. That young student’s name was Bronwyn Hill. At the […]

It’s Naturopathic Medicine Week!

May 14-20th is Naturopathic Medicine Week and we want to shout out to all the thousands of awesome patients we have had the privilege of serving in our 17 years of practice in the Georgian Triangle. This week is a time when we not only try to promote the strengths of our profession, but we […]