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...
An estimated 1 in 7 Canadians suffer from food allergies, while an estimated 1 in 4 Canadians suffer from food intolerance. The key difference between food allergies and food intolerance is how the body reacts. A food allergy is caused when...
We live in a society that loves listening to music. Thanks to technology and the many different devices that are available on the market today, music is something we’ve also been able to listen to while on the go...
As seasons change, so do certain aspects of your health and overall wellbeing. Unlike winter, where we spent more time indoors and dressed warmly, spring brings longer days and warmer temperatures – and with that also comes certain health...
With several wildfires burning across various parts of the Province, including a bog fire burning in Richmond, individuals living in or near these areas may have respiratory-related problems. Coupled with warmer than normal temperatures for this time of year...
A recent Adenovirus outbreak has killed 7 children in New Jersey and has sickened an additional 11 according to the state’s health department. While fatalities as a result of adenovirus are very rare, health officials say that this particular...
There are now at least 10 confirmed cases of measles in Vancouver, prompting health officials to warn potentially exposed individuals to either get vaccinated, or get themselves a booster shot in order to protect themselves against the virus. This latest...
In 2016, there were 922 overdose deaths in British Columbia. In Vancouver, 15 people died from opioid-related overdoses in just one week alone, and the number of opioid deaths in the Province is expected to reach as high as...
We’ve all experienced stress in our lives at some point or another. It can be triggered by a wide variety of things – for example, being stuck in traffic, having to meet a deadline for work, studying or writing...
Anger Management | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Anger Management

There are many reasons why an individual may feel angry or have angry outbursts. These reasons can include issues with mental health, such as depression, stress and anxiety, as well as addictions (for example, drug and alcohol abuse.) Other...