Protecting the Spine | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Protecting the Spine

Since 2012, World Spine Day has been recognized on every continent in the month of October and has become a major focus in helping raise awareness surrounding back pain...
Pneumococcal Pneumonia | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Pneumococcal Pneumonia

There are many different types of pneumonia – a very serious infection affecting the lungs – that individuals can be diagnosed with. These include hospital-acquired pneumonia, community-acquired pneumonia, walking...
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

According to the Canadian Women’s Health Network, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (known more commonly as PCOS) affects anywhere from 6 to 10 percent of women. PCOS is a hormone-related disease...
What is ARFID? | Dr. Ali Ghahary

What is ARFID?

As a physician, eating healthy is something that I encourage all of my patients to do. Food plays a vital role in our overall wellbeing and can impact our...
What is Melatonin and Why Do We Need It? | Dr. Ali Ghahary

What is Melatonin and Why Do We Need It?

Made by the pea-sized pineal gland, melatonin is a type of natural hormone (often referred to as the “sleep hormone”) that helps regulate your circadian rhythm and tells your...
ACL Injuries | Dr. Ali Ghahary

ACL Injuries

There are as many as a quarter of a million ACL injuries that occur each year in both Canada and the United States, making this specific type of injury...