Thursday, September 24, 2020

What is Angina?

Angina occurs as a result of the heart not getting enough blood, which manifests in symptoms such as chest pain, nausea, shortness of breath,...

Controlling Your Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a type of fat that is found in the blood and is separated into two different categories: LDL, also known as low-density...

Pink Eye

Not only are the eyes some of the most important structures of the body, as they can help us visualize things…but they are also...

Dealing with Diabetes During the Holidays

Preparing for the upcoming holidays can be difficult, especially if you’re trying to watch your waistline. The holiday season can also be difficult for...

Living With Complex & Multifactorial Health Conditions

While most individuals see their family physician once a year for their annual check-up, there are also a large number of Canadians that will...

The What, Why and How of Obesity

With an increasingly steady percentage of Canadians struggling with obesity, it is important to raise awareness and learn about all of the positive ways...

The Role of a Family Physician

Family physicians like Dr. Ali Ghahary are essential to the health of the general public, providing comprehensive care to individuals within their communities and...

Flu Season

As flu season is now in full swing, Dr. Ali Ghahary, a family physician at Brentwood Medical Clinic in Burnaby, British Columbia, will see...

Antibiotic Resistance

Most of the time when you come down with a common cold, it is the result of a virus. Symptoms such as sneezing, sore...

How Jet Lag Can Impact Your Health

When travelling, the circadian rhythm in your body can often take a bit of time to adjust – especially if you’re going to or...