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...
Family physicians like Dr. Ali Ghahary play an integral role in a patients’ overall health and are responsible for providing them with the best medical care possible. When it comes to the patient, there are many things that they, themselves,...
Medication Safety | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Medication Safety

Whether you take regular medications or are only in need of an over-the-counter drug (such as Advil or Tylenol) from time to time, Dr. Ali Ghahary, a family physician practicing in Vancouver, British Columbia, wants patients to know these...
Ear Problems | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Ear Problems

Our ears are some of the most sensitive parts of or body – they are responsible for controlling our balance and allowing us to hear sound. There are many different ear problems that can be diagnosed in both infants and...
Allergies

Allergies

Allergies are common, especially during the springtime. Spring allergies (commonly referred to as hay fever) are usually caused by sensitivity to pollens from flowers, trees and grass – but allergies can also occur year round and have many different...
Dry, itchy skin is a common problem for many Canadians; it can be caused by different skin conditions, such as eczema, which can be worsened as a result of cooler, winter weather. As irritating as dry, itchy skin can be,...
Drinking tea is not only delicious, but did you know that it’s also good for your health? Below, Dr. Ali Ghahary shares information on its many benefits! One great thing about drinking tea is that it contains many antioxidants. Although...
Winter Safety Tips

Winter Safety Tips

With winter just a couple of weeks away and Christmas not too far behind, here are some tips from Vancouver family physician, Dr. Ali Ghahary, to help you prepare for the holidays. As temperatures start to drop, this can pose...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

If you have a job that requires constant use of your hands (i.e. receptionist or mechanic), you could be at risk of developing a condition called Carpel Tunnel Syndrome. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, or TS, occurs as a result of too...
Fasting is a common practice for different spiritual and religious observances. It is also done for different medical purposes, including blood tests, surgery and other procedures. Below is a look at some of the most common reasons why patients...