Sleep is one of the most important things for our bodies. Without it, you significantly decrease your ability to learn, concentrate, and react. It can also interfere with work and school performance, your ability to drive, as well as...
When celebrating New Year’s Eve, many Canadians opt to go out and ring in the New Year with friends – which usually means alcohol and unhealthy food. However, it’s important to ensure not just your own safety, but the...
We all know that there are certain things we should either reduce or avoid all together when it comes to keeping our minds and our bodies healthy – such as limiting sugar and carbohydrates, quitting smoking, avoiding alcohol, and...
The holidays, especially leading into the New Year, can be a difficult time and is the cause of major stress and anxiety for many Canadians. There are many different factors that contribute to stress and anxiety during the holiday season,...
Thyroid Awareness Month | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Thyroid Awareness Month

2018 is right around the corner, which means so is the kick-off of Thyroid Awareness Month – an annual campaign that is recognized each year during the entire month of January. What is the Thyroid? The thyroid is a small butterfly-shaped...
More than 40% of Canadians suffer from some form of a sleep disorder, with an estimated 3.5 million of those individuals (aged 15 and older) suffering from insomnia. There are two different forms of insomnia. Acute insomnia and chronic insomnia. Acute...
Getting Rid of Dandruff | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Getting Rid of Dandruff

Dandruff is a condition that is characterized as flaking of the skin on the scalp. Dandruff is a rather common condition, though it can sometimes be difficult to treat; and while it isn’t a condition that can necessarily be cured,...
Laughter triggers the release of feel-good chemicals known as endorphins. You’ve heard the saying before: “Laughter is the best medicine.” However, it’s more than just a saying. It’s an old adage that, for years, has been scientifically proven. Not only...
You might not know it, but there could be certain items you use on a daily basis that could be putting your health at risk. Living a healthy life isn’t just about eating right and getting exercise, says Dr. Ali...
Cold Intolerance | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Cold Intolerance

Are your hands always cold? Are you unable to get warm no matter how hard you try? You could be cold intolerant, and there may be medical reasons as to why. Feeling cool while outside on a winter day or...