There are over 2 million Canadians currently living with asthma, a chronic disease of the airways that makes it difficult to breathe, resulting in symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, and chest tightness. Many individuals who have asthma also have allergies,...
For many Canadians, exercise is a part of their daily routines – whether it’s going to the gym or going for a walk – with some opting to exercise before work, while others opt to exercise after work. For...
If weight loss is something you’re wanting to achieve, then there are certain lifestyle changes you will need to make, such as eating healthier and getting regular physical activity. Unfortunately, many people will turn to fad diets in an...
If you want to lose weight then you have to be willing to make certain lifestyle chances, including improving the foods you eat as well as getting regular physical activity. But it's is also about much more than that....
Making New Year’s resolutions is generally quite easy, but actually starting and sticking to them is even harder. With 2017 coming to a close, many Canadians will use that time as an opportunity to reminisce and reflect on the year...
Today, watching television is not only something we do on our spare time, but it’s also a way to catch up on the day’s news – and now, thanks to various online streaming services and phone apps, TV is...
Cholesterol is a type of fat that is found in the blood and is separated into two different categories: LDL, also known as low-density lipoprotein, and HDL, also known as high-density lipoprotein. Having too much LDL cholesterol is unhealthy...
As a family physician, regular physical activity is something that Dr. Ali Ghahary recommends for all of his patients, young and old. It has been proven to help individuals looking to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight, in...
When it comes to physical activity, what you do before and after working out is important – from pre-workout stretching, to the type of food you consume. Below, Dr. Ali Ghahary shares some of the most crucial pre and...
When you think of the word mobility, you probably associate it with exercise – but staying mobile doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to engage in vigorous exercise. As a family physician, I always recommend that my patients live...