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...
Hair Loss

Hair Loss

Did you know the average person has approximate 100,000 strands of hair on their head and sheds at least 50 to 100 strands each day? Hair loss affects individuals of all ages. It’s also a natural part of the aging...
As many as 60 people in both Canada and the United States have fallen ill, and 2 have died, after consuming what is believed to be E. coli tainted romaine lettuce. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and...
Tuberculosis is something that has been talked about in the news recently, and while it’s a condition you may have heard of many times before, you might not know what, exactly, it is, and who it affects. Below Dr....
The digestive system is an important part of the body as it allows the tissues and organize to receive essential nutrients for proper function. This works by the digestive system breaking down food, extracting those nutrients, and then converting...
Halloween is one of the most exciting times of the year for children and adults alike, but it’s also a time when individuals can be more susceptible to injuries and other health related matters. Below you will find some...
Spring may only be a month away, but many areas of British Columbia as well as other regions across Canada are still experiencing frigid cold temperatures and winter weather, including snow. As a result of the cold weather, you...
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...
Psychology Month is observed every February to acknowledge the contributions of Canadian psychologists and to teach Canadians the many ways in which psychology can help them achieve happier, healthier lives – not just personally, but also in their communities...
When Canadians think of inflammation, we often think of it as damage to the body that causes pain and swelling, and even infection. While this is true to a certain extent, inflammation is actually the body’s natural response to...