Nut Allergies | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Nut Allergies

Along with dairy, eggs, soy and shellfish, nut allergies also rank high among the most common of food allergies that individuals are diagnosed with worldwide. Just like other food and non-food allergies, a nut allergy occurs when your immune...
Not getting enough sleep at night does more than just disrupt your internal clock and leave you feeling fatigued the next day – it can also impact the memory. While it’s known that getting enough sleep plays an integral...
Your nose is considered the first part of your respiratory system, and it plays much more of a vital role than you might realize. Not only does it act like a filtration system to keep things like germs, dust...
If you suffer from an irritated scalp or notice that you have dandruff (white flakes) more often than not, there are a number of things that could be contributing to these common issues – from dry skin to the...
When you’re under a lot of stress, it can have a major impact on your health. Most notably, stress often causes an increase in anxiety. However, stress can also impact you and your health in ways you may not...
We should all strive to maintain a healthy weight in order to prevent things like heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes – all of which are linked to obesity. In order to do this, you not only need...
If you’ve noticed a recent decline in your mental health and find yourself feeling down or depressed, you may have a condition known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Seasonal Affective Disorder affects as many as 15% of Canadians, and...
Moles, which are characterized as a small brownish spot, are a common growth on the skin that develop when your pigment cells (known as melanocytes) grow in clusters. On average, adults have anywhere between 10 and 40 moles. They...
The cooler, winter weather can cause our skin and lips to become dry, making them much more vulnerable to the cold sore causing virus known as the herpes simplex virus – a virus that as many as 90% of...
Bad breath (also known as halitosis or fetor oris) is something that a lot of people fear. Knowing you have bad breath can cause significant anxiety and embarrassment, but it’s actually more common than you might realize as it...