If you’ve ever been faced with a health crisis, the first thing you want to do is find out all there is to know on your diagnosis. To do this, many patients tend to turn to Google for information –...
Everyone copes with stress and anxiety differently. One of the more common coping mechanisms includes nail biting, also known in the medical field as onychophagia. Nail biting is one of many nervous habits, and some may even do it without...
Oral Thrush in Infants | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Oral Thrush in Infants

Oral thrush is a common (and usually harmless) fungal infection that occurs in the mouth. Oral thrush is caused by something known as ’Candida albicans’, a strain of yeast fungus that lives on the skin. While oral thrush can affect...
Petroleum jelly, also commonly known as Vaseline, is a mixture of waxes and mineral oil that acts as a water-protective barrier and has been used to help keep skin healthy for over 140 years. For patients with sensitive skin, petroleum...
Canada has the highest rate of Multiple Sclerosis in the world, with approximately 1 in every 340 Canadians between the ages of 15 and 40 living with the disease. Multiple Sclerosis, also known as MS, is an autoimmune disease that...
While the holidays are a fun time of year for many, they can also trigger a great amount of stress and anxiety for others. Dr. Ali Ghahary hopes that by sharing some helpful tips below, people will be able...
Holiday Health Hazards | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Holiday Health Hazards

While this is the time of year for cheer and celebration, there are also certain things about the holidays that can pose serious risks to your health. As Dr. Ali Ghahary has already written about extensively, making sure you’re eating...
Vancouver physician, Dr. Ali Ghahary, says maintaining and taking care of your heart health is paramount. The heart is one of the most important organs found in the human body. It is composed of a muscle that is responsible for...
From eating healthy to getting regular exercise, these are all important habits that we should strive for – but there are also some unhealthy habits you might be making without even realizing it. Below, Dr. Ali Ghahary, a family physician...
Making New Year’s resolutions is generally quite easy, but actually starting and sticking to them is even harder. With 2017 coming to a close, many Canadians will use that time as an opportunity to reminisce and reflect on the year...