Fall Prevention | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Fall Prevention

As the weather gets colder and we start to see things like rain, snow (and ice) in the forecast, our risk of things like slips, trips and falls also...
Bladder Health | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Bladder Health

The bladder is a hollow, round and flexible pouch-like organ – close in size to that of a grapefruit – that is responsible for acting as a storage unit...
Diabetic Retinopathy | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Diabetic Retinopathy

As we get older, our risk of developing certain eye conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration increases. To catch these conditions early enough, it’s highly recommended...
Corticosteroids | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Corticosteroids

Corticosteroids come in many different forms. They can be taken orally, used topically, inhaled, or even injected. Additionally, are also known as being systemic or localized. Systemic steroids are...
Understanding Cholesterol | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Understanding Cholesterol

Cholesterol is made by your liver and is a type of fat that is found in your blood. We also get cholesterol from some of the foods we eat,...
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month | Dr. Ali Ghahary

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In Canada, 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. It is estimated that as many as 26,300 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this...