When it comes to out health, minerals are essential for a wide variety of functions. In previous articles, Dr. Ali Ghahary discussed the importance of both water-soluble vitamins and fat-soluble vitamins – 13 in total. Today we’ll take a look...
Fat-Soluble Vitamins | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Fat-Soluble Vitamins

Unlike water-soluble vitamins, the body does not need fat-soluble vitamins every day. Often stored in the body for later use, fat-soluble vitamins travel through the small intestines lymphatic system and into the body’s blood circulation. Below, Vancouver physician Dr. Ali Ghahary...
Water-soluble vitamins are essentially characterized as vitamins that can dissolve in water and can be absorbed by the cells. In this article, Vancouver physician Dr. Ali Ghahary breaks down the different types of water-soluble vitamins and the ways in...
Dealing with a sick child can be difficult on any parent. It can be especially hard, however, for parents of infants. As babies cannot yet communicate by speaking, the only way for a parent to be able to tell if...
Your nose is stuffy but you don’t have a cold, so what’s causing all that congestion? Well, for starters, while it is a common culprit, colds aren’t the only reason that you might be feeling congested. Dr. Ali Ghahary, a...
We live in a society that loves listening to music. Thanks to technology and the many different devices that are available on the market today, music is something we’ve also been able to listen to while on the go...
When it comes to medications, many patients often mistake drug intolerance for allergies. However, the two are vastly different. Drug intolerance (or medication sensitivity) is characterized by a patient’s inability to tolerate certain medications when they are taken at sub-therapeutic...
At Brentwood Medical Clinic, Dr. Ali Ghahary not only treats patients suffering from minor to complex health matters – he is also able to treat minor wounds. An open wound occurs when there is an injury that involves the body...
Vancouver physician, Dr. Ali Ghahary, talks about some of the most common causes of body aches and pains, and how you can find relief. Aches and pains are something we’ve all experienced and they can be a symptom of many...
What is Gout? | Dr. Ali Ghahary

What is Gout?

Gout is a type of inflammatory arthritis that is the result of a build-up of uric acid crystals in the joints, causing sudden and severe pain. The Four Stages of Gout The four stages of gout include asymptomatic hyperuricemia, acute gout,...