If you’ve ever suffered from chest pain, the thought of whether or not you’re in the midst of a heart attack has probably crossed your mind at least once. When it comes to who’s at risk of having a...
In recent years, discussion on brain cancer and tumours has increased. While brain cancer isn’t considered to be one of the most common types of cancer that one could be diagnosed with, it still affects an estimated 3,000 Canadians...
Metabolic Syndrome is characterized as a variety of different health conditions, including obesity, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high triglycerides (a type of fat in the blood), and low HDL levels (also known as the “good” cholesterol.) Combined,...
When you think of the word addiction, you most likely correlate it to the use of illicit drugs (such as heroin or cocaine) or abuse of prescription medication (such as opiates, including fentanyl.) However, addiction is not just limited...
Now that the weather is less dreary and temperatures are on the rise, the spring season is a good time to get a jump start on improving your health – including everything from nutrition to physical activity, and much...
It might not be something that you think about very often, but your liver is actually one of the most vital organs in your body due to its many responsibilities (the liver has over 500 functions!) It works 24...
Tuberculosis | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Tuberculosis

While it’s not easy to become infected with it, tuberculosis – also commonly known as TB – is still considered to be one of the deadliest diseases in the world, affecting as many as 1.8 billion people according to...
In order to achieve optimal health, the body needs minerals. One of the most important minerals that you can give the body is a macro-mineral known as magnesium. Unlike trace minerals (such as iron and zinc) which are only...
The kidneys – two bean-shaped organs that are located in the renal system – come with a wide range of important responsibilities and vital functions, including removing waste products from the body by passing urine, balancing the body’s fluids,...
With the start of spring, you may notice an increase in allergies – also known as hay fever. While allergy season typically doesn’t begin until April, the increase in allergies can begin as early as the month of March...