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...
To see noticeable results, many Canadians think that they need to partake in grueling exercise on an almost daily basis. While regular exercise is certainly good for your health, it doesn’t have to be as demanding as you might...
Oral Thrush in Infants | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Oral Thrush in Infants

Oral thrush is a common (and usually harmless) fungal infection that occurs in the mouth. Oral thrush is caused by something known as ’Candida albicans’, a strain of yeast fungus that lives on the skin. While oral thrush can affect...
As Bell Let’s Talk Day approaches next week, Dr. Ali Ghahary, a family physician in Vancouver, wants to remind individuals of some important steps they can take to not only boost their own mental health, but also the mental...
According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 30,000 people suffer from accidental injuries each year, while the World Health Organization says 5% of individuals die from their injuries – many of which can be avoided. The...
In comparison to the average headaches, individuals with migraines often describe them as the “worst” headache they’ve ever had. Below, Vancouver family physician, Dr. Ali Ghahary, talks about the difference between headaches and migraines, and what treatment options are available. The...
Cold Intolerance | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Cold Intolerance

Are your hands always cold? Are you unable to get warm no matter how hard you try? You could be cold intolerant, and there may be medical reasons as to why. Feeling cool while outside on a winter day or...
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...
Preparing for the upcoming holidays can be difficult, especially if you’re trying to watch your waistline. The holiday season can also be difficult for individuals who suffer from certain health conditions – for example, diabetes. If you happen to...
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...