A functional neurological disorder (FND) is an umbrella term that is used to describe a variety of neurological symptoms. Structurally, the brain of a patient with a functional neurological disorder may appear to be normal. However, it functions incorrectly,...
Body aches and pains are something we’ve all experienced, and there are a number of different factors – many of them medical – that can play a contributing role. Below, Dr. Ali Ghahary, a family physician from Vancouver, breaks...
Parkinson’s is a neurodegenerative disease that affects over 100,000 Canadians to date, with over 6,000 Canadians being diagnosed each year. The average age of onset for Parkinson’s disease is 60, some can be diagnosed at the age of 40...
On average, an estimated 565 Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer each day. That’s over 16,000 Canadians each month, and an estimated 192,000 each year. In the next 15 years, those numbers are expected to jump by at least...
With World Health Day taking place on April 7th, now is a good time to remind everyone the importance of taking care of their overall health. Below you will find some basic guidelines from family physician Dr. Ali Ghahary....
We’ve all experienced stress in our lives at some point or another. It can be triggered by a wide variety of things – for example, being stuck in traffic, having to meet a deadline for work, studying or writing...
We all want to live as long as possible, right? The question is, what can you do to attain that goal? There’s a lot of conflicting information out there on the do’s and don’ts when it comes to improving...
A Los Angeles judge recently ruled that all coffee sold in the state of California should come with a cancer warning label; this after the Council for Education and Research on Toxins, also known as CERT, argued that as...
Does your face always look flushed? Do you have pimple-like bumps? You could have a chronic inflammatory skin condition known as rosacea. Currently, rosacea affects as many as 3 million Canadians and is one of the most common disorders...
Tuberculosis is something that has been talked about in the news recently, and while it’s a condition you may have heard of many times before, you might not know what, exactly, it is, and who it affects. Below Dr....