How to Overcome Weight Loss Discouragement | Dr. Ali Ghahary

How to Overcome Weight Loss Discouragement

If one of your goals for 2018 was to try and lose weight, you’re not alone, as more than half of Canadians say they resolve to become more physically...
Hypothyroidism vs. Hyperthyroidism | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Hypothyroidism vs. Hyperthyroidism

January is Thyroid Awareness Month. In this article, Vancouver family physician, Dr. Ali Ghahary, shares a more in-depth look at both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. Hypothyroidism (an under-active thyroid) occurs when...
Early Prevention of Heart Disease Starts in Childhood | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Early Prevention of Heart Disease Starts in Childhood

When it comes to keeping your heart healthy, Dr. Ali Ghahary says early prevention is key. While heart disease can and does run in families, diet and exercise also both...
How Cotton Swabs Can Be Damaging to the Ears | Dr. Ali Ghahary

How Cotton Swabs Can Be Damaging to the Ears

In a recent article published by CBC this week, health experts warn about the dangers of using cotton swabs. While cotton swabs might seem harmless and are quite commonly used...
Sugary Drinks | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Australia’s Newest Study on Sugary Drinks

Summer might be a long way’s away for Canada, but in Australia where it’s currently between 26 and 30 degrees Celsius, cooling down is exactly what’s needed. While some...
Vitamin B12 Deficiency | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Treating Vitamin B12 Deficiency

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...