Monday, October 19, 2020

Sporting Events Linked to Spikes in Blood Pressure, Anxiety

High-stakes match-ups happen in sports all the time – from the NHL’s Stanley Cup to the CFL’s Grey Cup, and grand slam tennis. Now,...

Tips to Help Boost Your Mental Health

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...

What is Naloxone?

Compared to other regions in British Columbia, Vancouver saw the highest rate of opioid-related deaths in 2017. Find out what doctors, pharmacists and emergency...

Could Video Gaming Be Affecting Your Health?

We all know that there are certain things we should either reduce or avoid all together when it comes to keeping our minds and...

Taking Care of Your Mental Health as a New Year Approaches

The holidays, especially leading into the New Year, can be a difficult time and is the cause of major stress and anxiety for many...

What Makes Laughter the Best Medicine?

Laughter triggers the release of feel-good chemicals known as endorphins. You’ve heard the saying before: “Laughter is the best medicine.” However, it’s more than just...

How to Cope With Holiday Stress

While the holidays are a fun time of year for many, they can also trigger a great amount of stress and anxiety for others....

Dissecting Depression

350 million individuals worldwide are suffering from depression, this according to the Worldwide Health Organization, and in any given year, 1 out of every...

What is ADHD?

ADHD, also known as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, affects as many as 4% of adults and 5% of children worldwide. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is...

The Opioid Crisis in Vancouver

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...