'Flu is not a season' is likely one of the best things I have seen on social media as of late. Influenza is acquired not because it's 'the season' but due to factors like low vitamin D, inadequate hydration, inactivity, and poor nutrition (too much refined...January 2016
When you are looking at other aspects of your life to 'make-over' this season, take some time to consider the items you use to ease annoying symptoms.
IMPORTANT - These are suggestions for alternatives to over-the-counter medications. Do not replace pr...April 2014
for a healthy new year
What are 3 fundamental lifestyle habits that each person should adopt for overall good health?
This is the question that the naturopathic doctors at StoneTree Clinic asked each other recently. We all agreed with water, exercise and no refined sugar. The...January 2014
When you think of Naturopathic Medicine and Cancer do you think only of Prevention and Recovery? You may be surprised to learn there are therapies used by naturopathic doctors that actually help in the treatment of the disease process. One such therapy...December 2013
For a total cellular makeover
IV therapy has a long and clinically proven track record for conditions such as depression, fatigue, asthma, seasonal allergies, acute infection and high blood pressure. And because it does such an effective job of delivering nutrients to cells, we also use it when we need to...April 2013
It takes more than just ‘being in the sun’ to get this important nutrient
Ah, summer. The season for less clothing, more sunscreen, and shelving the daily vitamin D supplement; after all, you are getting this important nutrient from the sun now, yes?
You may be surprised to know that simply being outside is not necessarily enough...June 2012
5 habits for staying healthy
Does your child ‘catch everything’ going around? Are they perpetually wiping their nose, or should they be?! Do they have dark circles under their eyes?Those are just 3 of the more common signs that a child needs extra support for their immune system...January 2012
Summertime is synonymous with shorter sleeves and pants. Accompanying this shorter clothing we see more eczema peeking-out from previously covered surfaces.
Eczema, also known as Atopic Dermatitis, is a dry, inflammatory skin condition most often found in...June 2011
Winter is too much fun to be side-lined with a cold or flu. Wouldn’t you rather be skiing, snowshoeing, fort- making and skating than staying indoors nursing your symptoms? Following the suggestions listed below will help you have a healthier season...January 2011
Friendly Bacteria - does this sound like an oxymoron?
Can bacteria really be friendly?
Not only are there friendly strains of bacteria, but many are actually essential for human health.
You may be familiar with hearing about the most common strain, Lactobacillus acidophilus, as this is often the probiotic promoted in yogurt prod...October 2010
It’s nearly Spring! And with this season comes a soaring rise in sales of facial tissue across North America. Seasonal allergies are simply a sign of spring, yes? “No!”
Your itchy & watery eyes, blocked sinuses and nose that continues to run like a tap...March 2008
There has been a recent surge of interest and media coverage on the human papillomavirus (HPV) – a virus that can lead to the development of cervical cancer.
Naturopathic medicine seeks to find the underlying cause of disease, and to focus a person's at...January 2008