In a matter of weeks, the lives of Canadians and of those all around the world have changed quite drastically due to the spread of COVID-19. Hanging out with friends, going to the movies, to the park, beaches, or...
Anxiety is one of the most common mental health concerns for both adults and children. For some, anxiety can be temporary experience that is based on different factors like relationship struggles (including family), or stress at work and/or school....
We’ve all experienced stress and/or anxiety from time to time. Stress and anxiety can occur as a result of something minor, to more serious factors such as financial or relationship problems (i.e. dissolution of marriage.) It is the body’s...
We all need to eat healthy in order to be healthy. While certain illnesses and diseases can strike anyone at any time, it is proven that the healthier you eat, the less likely you are to develop certain things...
The holidays are over and a new year has begun, but you find yourself feeling more stressed than ever – and there could be many reasons why. For example, you might be feeling a bit of a financial punch...
For the past 66 years, Canadians have come together in support of Mental Health Week and raising awareness on the importance of discussing mental illness. As many as 1 in 5 Canadians will suffer from mental illness at some...
Anxiety | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Anxiety

A staggering 260 million people worldwide (and an estimated 3 million Canadians and 40 million Americans) age 18 or older say they suffer from (or have suffered from) anxiety at one point or another in their lives. Anxiety is...
When you think of the word addiction, you most likely correlate it to the use of illicit drugs (such as heroin or cocaine) or abuse of prescription medication (such as opiates, including fentanyl.) However, addiction is not just limited...
Recently, films like ‘A Star Is Born’ and shows like A&E's 6-part docuseries ‘Many Sides of Jane’, have shone an important spotlight on mental health and addiction. While two very different takes on mental illness, it is pop culture...
Both men and women experience stress, though it’s the latter that tends to take the biggest hit from it, according to research. In addition, women are also two to three times more likely to experience other mental health related...