As another school year begins, the risk of kids getting sick also increases. While it’s not entirely possible to prevent all illnesses, the good news is that by practicing some simple, healthy lifestyle habits – and teaching your kids...
Treating Dry Eye | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Treating Dry Eye

If you suffer from dry eye disease, then you know how annoying it can be. Along with dryness, other symptoms that you can experience in association with dry eye include itchy eyes, the feeling of grit or something being...
Good hygiene is important in the prevention of illness. In particular, you should always keep your hands clean by washing them regularly with warm water and soap, scrubbing them for at least 20 seconds before rinsing them and drying...
Many regions across Canada are experiencing high heat events, are also commonly referred to as extreme heat or heat waves. In Metro Vancouver, for example, inland temperatures have reached 31°C, and are expected to remain that high until at...
When it comes to hair thinning and hair loss, it isn’t just a natural part of the aging process – it’s also a natural cycle of our hair growth, rest, shedding and replacement process. In fact, we can shed...
According to several different studies over the years, it is estimated that 88% of people between the ages of 18 and 55 are not getting the recommended amount of sleep that they need. While how much sleep you need...
Swelling of the legs, ankles, and feet – also known by its medical term “edema” – is a condition that develops as a result of having too much fluid buildup in your body tissue. While it’s usually considered a...
Itchy skin can often be blamed on one thing: Dry skin – and while this is something that is much more common in the colder seasons (i.e. winter and fall), other people can be prone to dry skin and...
Coughing is something we all do. A cough can be aggravated by things like allergies, the result of swallowing something the wrong way, or it could be due to a health problem such as a viral or bacterial infection...
We’ve all experienced stomach pain at one point or another in our lives, and on most occasions, it is something that is usually temporary, often precipitated by things like not eating food or eating too much of it –...