Monday, May 25, 2020
October is Healthy Lung Month. This is celebrated to raise awareness on the various types of lung conditions that can occur in individuals, as well as to promote lung health and teach you the different ways in which you...
One of the worst things about allergies or the common cold is the nasal congestion that’s often associated with them. When you can’t breathe through your nose properly, you’re eager to find relief. Unfortunately, the relief that you do...
A Florida mother is speaking out about the dangers of food allergies, this after her 15-year-old daughter passed away suddenly after ingesting what was thought to be peanut-free cookies; a tragedy that serves as a warning to all grocery...
Nut Allergies | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Nut Allergies

Along with dairy, eggs, soy and shellfish, nut allergies also rank high among the most common of food allergies that individuals are diagnosed with worldwide. Just like other food and non-food allergies, a nut allergy occurs when your immune...
For some people, the arrival of spring means warner weather and sunshine – but for others it means watery, red, itchy eyes, a running nose, sniffling and sneezing. As many as 20% of Canadians suffer from springtime allergies –...
If you notice yourself to be congested and/or sneezing a lot more than you normally would, there’s likely one culprit that is responsible: The spring season! While we’re just one month into the new season, it’s right around this...
Allergies can happen to anyone, and they can occur year-round. Everything from dust allergies, to food allergies, to pet allergies – they’re all very common. But did you know you could also be allergic to tattoo ink? There are many...
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...
While allergies can certainly occur year-round, the springtime is commonly when allergy problems tend to pop up in higher rates. When your body detects an allergen, it releases chemicals (such as histamine.) The release of these chemicals is what...
Spring is here and so is allergy season, but with COVID-19 also in full effect (and despite the decreased number of cases being reported in our province), this somewhat complicates things even further as many of the symptoms that...