Thursday, September 24, 2020

Common Causes of Back Pain

Back pain is something that commonly affects a large number of individuals – particularly those who are elderly, have jobs that require them to...

When Should You Worry About Fatigue?

Whether it’s after a long day at work, a day full of exams at school, or taking care of young children – fatigue is...

Exercise-Induced Asthma

There are over 2 million Canadians currently living with asthma, a chronic disease of the airways that makes it difficult to breathe, resulting in...

Are You Allergic to Your Tattoo?

Allergies can happen to anyone, and they can occur year-round. Everything from dust allergies, to food allergies, to pet allergies – they’re all very...

Migraines vs. Headaches: What’s the Difference?

In comparison to the average headaches, individuals with migraines often describe them as the “worst” headache they’ve ever had. Below, Vancouver family physician, Dr. Ali...

The Importance of Knowing First Aid

As a family physician in Vancouver, Dr. Ali Ghahary is medically trained to deal with many types of unforeseen circumstances. But what happens when...

Head Lice

Head lice is a very common occurrence in school-aged children. However, as prevalent as head lice can be, there are also plenty of myths...

Hair Loss

Did you know the average person has approximate 100,000 strands of hair on their head and sheds at least 50 to 100 strands each...

How High-Oxalate Foods Affect the Kidneys

If you’ve ever had kidney stones (or known someone who has), then you know just how painful they can be. Kidney stones develop as...

Food Allergies and Intolerance

An estimated 1 in 7 Canadians suffer from food allergies, while an estimated 1 in 4 Canadians suffer from food intolerance. The key difference between...