Thyroid Disorders

The thyroid is one of the most important organs in our body. It is vital to many different bodily functions such as our breathing and heart rate, our peripheral and central nervous systems, body weight, body temperature, cholesterol, muscle strength, menstrual cycles and more. The thyroid gland makes two different types of hormones – Triiodothyronine… Read More Thyroid Disorders


Managing Stress

Stress is something that we’ve all experienced. In fact, almost 80% of Canadians say they’ve felt regular stress in their lives, and well over half of people’s doctor-visits are stress related. In this article, Vancouver physician Ali Ghahary talks about the different causes of stress, how it manifests, the physical and mental impact that it… Read More Managing Stress

Food, Health, Weather

Dr. Ali Ghahary’s Summer Health Tips: Food Safety

With summer arriving in just a few days, thousands of Vancouver residents will be spending more and more time outdoors – from BBQ’s and picnics, to going camping. However, Dr. Ali Ghahary, a physician at Brentwood Medical Clinic in Burnaby, says that time spent outdoors also comes with an increased risk of developing food-related illness,… Read More Dr. Ali Ghahary’s Summer Health Tips: Food Safety


The Physician’s Role

As a family physician, Dr. Ali Ghahary is responsible for the care of many patients. His role, and the role of all physicians, is to advocate for good health and  provide patients and their families with quality care. At Brentwood Medical Clinic in Burnaby, British Columbia, Dr. Ghahary specializes in everything from general healthcare and… Read More The Physician’s Role