A few important updates and recommendations for our patients.  Dear Patients, In addition to the current recommendations from Health Canada, keeping a strong immune system is a critical part of staying healthy and protecting your community. It is as important as ever to continue good prevention and self-care. To that end, our ND’s remain available to consult with patients, with the… Continue reading →

How To Support the 4 Parts of Your Immune System

The immune system is a wonderful, complicated thing. It keeps us safe from infection, helps deal with toxins, cleans up aberrant cells that could lead to cancer, and helps us heal. Not surprisingly, we’ve been fielding a lot of questions in the past week or two about how to strengthen and maintain this bodily wonder…. Continue reading →

The 4 Pillars of Female Health [EVENT]

International Women’s Day is just around the corner! As women, the doctors at StoneTree understand the overwhelm women feel. We all juggle many roles and commitments, and it often comes at an expense to our health.  While we strive for balance and know that self-care is important, how can we support our health from the inside… Continue reading →

Sex Drive: How to “Feel the Love” More Often

This is a common reason for visits to the clinic, but not one that people find easy to talk about. Part of our job is to make the conversation easier by helping patients understand that there are a lot of potential reasons for low libido.  For men, the most common issues are:  Low testosterone Prescription medicines… Continue reading →

How to Get More of the “Love Hormone”

Oxytocin is both a hormone and a neurotransmitter, best known for its role in childbirth where it causes the uterus to contract in labour and promotes the movement of milk for breastfeeding. But oxytocin’s role goes much further, and across genders. It also works in our nervous system to play an important role in bonding… Continue reading →

Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

Below are some of our most frequently asked questions about the coronavirus outbreak. Both the CDC and the Canadian public health information pages are helpful if you want to stay updated and learn more. What’s a coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause illnesses ranging from the common cold to more severe… Continue reading →

Start Right to Sustain Your Exercise Habit

The new year brings with it many resolutions to do better and one of the most common is to “exercise more”.  Despite the thousands of people that set this intention, and then even go so far as to show up at the gym for the month of January, the success rate is remarkably low. The majority… Continue reading →

Dr. Tara, cold but happy in January!

Is This the Secret to a Happy Winter?

This little article made me think. As someone who has often longed for the end of winter, I was intrigued. Could the secret to enjoying winter really be about mindset? I now think the answer is yes. When you can change your mind, and decide that winter is something you get to do as opposed… Continue reading →

The Best Diet?

The most common question that Naturopathic Doctors are asked is, “What is the best diet?”  It’s no surprise. The choice of diets can seem overwhelming. Should they be keto? Should they be vegan? Should they eat whole grains or avoid them? Should they eat raw food or cooked?   The answer? It depends. Not every diet is right for every… Continue reading →

What Would the Healthy You Do?

As we kick off a new year and a new decade, many of our patients have set goals for better health outcomes–things like a lower body weight, more energy, a better mood, or better sleep. If there’s one thing we’ve learned, it’s that the road to changing outcomes always requires changing habits. After all, the behaviour… Continue reading →