Almost every woman that has a period will also have menstrual cramps. It is, unfortunately, a normal part of a woman’s reproductive system. For some women, however, the cramps can be severely debilitating. If this is the case, it’s...
Nowadays, contraception isn’t just about preventing pregnancy. It has many other uses including treating symptoms related to menstruation and other health issues. As a result, contraception can have a significant improvement on one’s quality of life. As mentioned, preventing pregnancy...
Miscarriage | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Miscarriage

You’ve just found out you’re pregnant; it’s an exciting time, you can’t wait to start telling friends and family when the time is right, you’re already thinking up design concepts for the nursery, and are looking forward to what...
Menopause, which is considered a normal part of the aging process, typically occurs in women between the ages of 40 and 50 – after they’ve not had a menstrual period for 12 consecutive months. There is also something known...
Both men and women experience stress, though it’s the latter that tends to take the biggest hit from it, according to research. In addition, women are also two to three times more likely to experience other mental health related...
Health Canada has issued a recall on Alysena 28 birth control following concerns about chipped pills. Oral contraceptives, such as Alysena, are used for a variety reasons, including for irregular or heavy menstrual cycles, menstrual cramps, PMS, POI (Primary Ovarian...
It’s important that we all strive to have healthy, well-balanced diets no matter what – because the healthier you eat, the better your quality of life will be (i.e. you reduce the risk of things like obesity, cardiovascular disease,...
Women and men share a lot of the same health issues, but they also share their own gender-specific health issues, too, due to the differences in male and female anatomy, which go well beyond their reproductive and skeletal systems. For...

Premature Births

An estimated 15 million babies are born premature each year worldwide; and in Canada, it is estimated that there are as many as 390,000 preterm births. When a baby is born preterm, this means that they are born at...
STDs – also known as Sexually Transmitted Diseases – are on the rise in North America, with the United States at the forefront of an alarming rate of diagnosed cases of chlamydia, syphilis, and gonorrhea, this according to a...