Ali Ghahary, Exercise, Health, Music, Travel

Dr. Ali Ghahary Joins Armin van Buuren and Josh Cumbee in Italy for “Sunny Days” Video Shoot

Josh Cumbee, a rising singer-songwriter from Los Angeles, California, recently travelled all the way to Italy to shoot the music video for his debut single “Sunny Days” alongside popular Dutch DJ and producer Armin van Buuren. Having just been released last week, the video has already surpassed one-million views on YouTube, and those numbers continue… Read More Dr. Ali Ghahary Joins Armin van Buuren and Josh Cumbee in Italy for “Sunny Days” Video Shoot

Health

Thyroid Disorders

The thyroid is one of the most important organs in our body. It is vital to many different bodily functions such as our breathing and heart rate, our peripheral and central nervous systems, body weight, body temperature, cholesterol, muscle strength, menstrual cycles and more. The thyroid gland makes two different types of hormones – Triiodothyronine… Read More Thyroid Disorders

Health

Managing Stress

Stress is something that we’ve all experienced. In fact, almost 80% of Canadians say they’ve felt regular stress in their lives, and well over half of people’s doctor-visits are stress related. In this article, Vancouver physician Ali Ghahary talks about the different causes of stress, how it manifests, the physical and mental impact that it… Read More Managing Stress

Medication

Antibiotics: Penicillin

Penicillin is a type of medication that is used to treat various types of infections that are caused by bacteria, such as: • Ear infections • Throat infections • Respiratory infections • Sinus infections Penicillin was the first antibiotic to ever be used medically, and it is typically the first choice of antibiotic that physicians… Read More Antibiotics: Penicillin

Food, Health, Weather

Dr. Ali Ghahary’s Summer Health Tips: Food Safety

With summer arriving in just a few days, thousands of Vancouver residents will be spending more and more time outdoors – from BBQ’s and picnics, to going camping. However, Dr. Ali Ghahary, a physician at Brentwood Medical Clinic in Burnaby, says that time spent outdoors also comes with an increased risk of developing food-related illness,… Read More Dr. Ali Ghahary’s Summer Health Tips: Food Safety

Health

The Physician’s Role

As a family physician, Dr. Ali Ghahary is responsible for the care of many patients. His role, and the role of all physicians, is to advocate for good health and  provide patients and their families with quality care. At Brentwood Medical Clinic in Burnaby, British Columbia, Dr. Ghahary specializes in everything from general healthcare and… Read More The Physician’s Role