Entries by The StoneTree Team

What We’re Eating For Lunch

One of the most common questions we get from our patients who need to go on gluten-free, dairy-free, or other restricted diets, is “What do you eat for lunch?” This is particularly common for those on gluten-free diets. As a culture, we eat a lot gluten. Sandwiches, wraps and pitas are built on wheat. Most […]

Breast Thermography Clinic – Nov 17, 2012

We’re happy to announce that breast thermography is returning to StoneTree! We’ll be hosting a clinic on Saturday, November 17, 2012. The scans are completed by MedTherm, which offers a non-invasive breast screening with digital infrared imaging, read by a medical radiologist specializing in thermography. Thermography detects changes in breast tissue function before mammograms can […]

Stop It!

This hilarious video was posted by someone in my Facebook community with the comment, “If only it were that simple.” It’s a lighthearted poke at the challenge of helping ourselves, but there is some truth in it. Much of what I do in a day is helping people to understand that they must, “Stop it.” […]

The Connection Between Toxins and Chronic Disease

In this American Health Journal special report, Dr. Walter Crinnion explains the buildup and impact of environmental toxins in the body, including the connection to Parkinson’s disease and the use of IV therapy as a treatment tool, as well as links to conditions like arthritis, lupus, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, allergies and asthma. You can hear Dr. […]

Making Sense of the HPV Vaccine

If you’re the parent of a girl in Grade 7-8, you’re likely aware that the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care is recommending your daughter receive the HPV vaccination to decrease the risk of cervical cancer. It’s also being recommended for women up to the age of 26 who didn’t receive it when they […]

A Different Dirty Dozen: Food Additives

Last year we posted about the Dirty Dozen of produce, and how to choose fresh foods with fewer pesticides. If you’re wondering about food additives and their effects on the body, trainer and lifestyle coach Sarah Heipel from Good Energy posted this helpful little article on Facebook that we thought might be of interest: 12 […]

Is Laughter The Best Medicine?

The CBC reported this week on a study in which they found women undergoing in vitro fertilization were more likely to have a successful pregnancy if they had an opportunity to have a good laugh right after implantation. You can find details here. IVF isn’t the only way that laughter can help. It’s also been […]

Mercury Amalgams: How Safe are Tooth Fillings?

We’ve known for years that dental amalgams deliver a daily dose of mercury to the body. In fact, mercury fillings are the single largest source of mercury exposure for the average Canadian. 1 The link between mercury from tooth fillings and actual health problems, though, has been the subject of much debate. Health Canada has […]