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Dr. Duncan Miller

Dr. Duncan Miller

MD
Family Doctor
Vancouver, BC
Q:

How can I reduce my risk of reflux?

A:

You can do a few things to help lower your chances of having reflux. Maintaining a healthy weight, limiting your alcohol and caffeine intake, and quit smoking. Also, it's not a good idea to eat right before laying down at bedtime since that can help food come up more easily.

heartburn

What Causes Heartburn or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease?

Dr. Dean Foti

Dr. Dean Foti

MD, FRCPC, Behavioural
Neurologist
Vancouver, BC
Q:

Will exercise help my dementia?

A:

Regular exercise can be very helpful in slowing the progression of dementia, and also help with preventing dementia. It doesn't have to be vigorous exercise; moderate activity like brisk walking, swimming or riding a stationary bicycle have all been shown to help keep your brain strong. The basic amount of activity you should be striving for is 45 minutes, three times a week. You can ask your doctor how activity can safely fit into your dementia treatment plan.

older women walking

Treating Dementia with Lifestyle Changes

Dr. Daniel Ngui

Dr. Daniel Ngui

BSc (P.T), MD, CFPC, FCFP
Family Doctor
Vancouver, BC
Q:

What are the symptoms of benign prostatic hypertrophy?

A:

The symptoms of benign prostatic hypertrophy mostly involve urination. So if you are a man and noticing weakened urine stream, more urgency to urinate or getting up frequently during the night to pee, you should see your doctor to be assessed for any issues with your prostate.

prostate diagnosis

Being Diagnosed With Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy