COVID-19: What We Know Now

COVID-19: What We Know Now

At the outset of the COVID-19 outbreak, very little was known about the virus. What was known, however, was that it was a form of coronavirus (the same virus...
Nutrients and Bone Health | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Nutrients and Bone Health

Nutrients play an important role in our overall health. They provide us with energy (via carbs, fats, and proteins), help regulate body functions (i.e. temperature, sweating, thyroid function, blood...
COVID-19 Q&A: Part 7 | Dr. Ali Ghahary

COVID-19 Q&A: Part 7

“I need to go out, but is it safe?” During COVID-19, we still have lives that we have to live. We need to go to work, to school, get groceries,...
Sepsis | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Sepsis

When you develop an infection, the body will typically release chemicals into the bloodstream to try and help fight it. However, when your body’s response to those chemicals is...
The Physical Symptoms of Mental Illness | Dr. Ali Ghahary

The Physical Symptoms of Mental Illness

In any given year, as many as 1 in 5 Canadians are affected by mental illness either directly or indirectly, and it is said that approximately 8% of Canadians...
Asthma Risk Factors, Treatment and More | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Asthma Risk Factors, Treatment and More

Asthma, a breathing condition that affects both children and adults, currently affects an estimated 3 million Canadians (that’s just under 10% of the Canadian population.) Asthma can be chronic...