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...
As a family physician in Vancouver, Dr. Ali Ghahary is medically trained to deal with many types of unforeseen circumstances. But what happens when a doctor isn’t present or help (such as paramedics) can’t get to you quick enough? As...
We’re all guilty of having a few bad habits every now and then – it’s inevitable – but what happens when those bad habits become detrimental to your health? In this article, Dr. Ali Ghahary outlines some of the most...
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...

Pink Eye

Not only are the eyes some of the most important structures of the body, as they can help us visualize things…but they are also some of the most sensitive, says Dr. Ali Ghahary, a family physician from Vancouver. To keep...

Flu Season

As flu season is now in full swing, Dr. Ali Ghahary, a family physician at Brentwood Medical Clinic in Burnaby, British Columbia, will see an increased number of patients wanting to receive a flu vaccination. Flu season typically runs from...

Antibiotic Resistance

Most of the time when you come down with a common cold, it is the result of a virus. Symptoms such as sneezing, sore throat, coughing, runny nose, nasal congestion and sinus pressure can be treated with over-the-counter medications...
While not everyone considers water to be an important factor in his or her everyday health, it is actually a key component to staying healthy and is fundamental in keeping nutrients circulating properly in your body. The human body...