Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, also known as SIDS, is a condition that occurs in otherwise healthy infants as the result of spontaneous cessation of breathing during sleep. SIDS Statistics SIDS is responsible for the deaths of 1 out of every 2,000...
Types of Depression | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Types of Depression

With Bell Let’s Talk Day just two weeks away, this article is going to take a closer look at the different types of depression. We all experience bouts of sadness from time to time, but if that sadness interferes with...
Along with iron, vitamin B12 deficiency is also considered to be one of the leading nutrient deficiencies in Canada. Vitamin B12, a water-soluble vitamin, has many different benefits. It can improve your mood, improve your heart health, increase your energy...
In this article you will learn about high blood pressure and the harmful effects that it can have on your health. When you have high blood pressure (also known as hypertension), this means that the pressure in your arteries is...
Depression

Dissecting Depression

350 million individuals worldwide are suffering from depression, this according to the Worldwide Health Organization, and in any given year, 1 out of every 10 Canadians will experience a major depressive disorder or other mental health condition. Depression is one...

Pain Management

Pain can be complex. While things like body and muscle aches are often fairly simple to treat, there are many other pain conditions out there that can be confusing even to some of the most qualified physicians. To understand pain,...
Stress is something that affects thousands of Canadians day in and day out. When we become stressed or anxious the nervous system releases chemicals that send alarm signals throughout the body, which then trigger an instinctive response known as “fight...