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Asthma Awareness Month | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Asthma Awareness Month

Asthma is a respiratory condition affecting the lungs, and is defined as chronic inflammation of the airway which causes difficulty breathing. To date, an...

Exercise-Induced Asthma

There are over 2 million Canadians currently living with asthma, a chronic disease of the airways that makes it difficult to breathe, resulting in...
How to Get Rid of Annoying Hiccups | Dr. Ali Ghahary

How to Get Rid of Annoying Hiccups

While you may not know them by their medical definition (singultus), hiccups are very common and something you’ve probably experienced on more than one...
What Causes Animal Allergies? | Dr. Ali Ghahary

What Causes Animal Allergies?

People can be allergic to almost anything, although the most common allergies that individuals tend to suffer from are ones that are associated with...
The Dangers of Additives and Preservatives | Dr. Ali Ghahary

The Dangers of Additives and Preservatives

Living a busy lifestyle often means that people will opt for buying easy or already prepared foods as opposed to having a home-cooked meal....
Effective Ways to Reduce Obesity | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Effective Ways to Reduce Obesity

As many as 3 in 5 Canadians are overweight or obese. While British Columbia is considered to have one of the lower rates of...
Home Safety Tips | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Home Safety Tips

Your home can be a place of comfort, but it can also be a place of things such as stress, indoor air pollution, germs,...
Keeping Your Lungs Healthy | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Keeping Your Lungs Healthy

October is Healthy Lung Month. This is celebrated to raise awareness on the various types of lung conditions that can occur in individuals, as...
Different Ways to Relieve Nasal Congestion | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Different Ways to Relieve Nasal Congestion

One of the worst things about allergies or the common cold is the nasal congestion that’s often associated with them. When you can’t breathe...
Work-Related Lung Disorders | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Work-Related Lung Disorders

A Kelowna man, Kerry Laramee, recently spoke out about his terminal lung disease as a warning to other workers who may be exposed to...