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At Ask an Expert, you can connect with Canadian doctors and healthcare professionals. Have you read a health article that has left you with some further questions? Are you unsure about a medication and its side effects?

Our experts are here to answer your health questions.

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Fertility: Is it easier to get pregnant once you've already had one child?

Fitness: We are bombarded with protein powders, glutamine, and a host of supplements. How dangerous are these and how much of them should be consumed for the average person?

Heart Health: How serious are distal inferior wall problems? Am I more at risk of a heart attack if I have these problems?

High Cholesterol: Can having a kidney-related condition affect a person's cholesterol level? How so?

Nutrition: I am a student on a low budget. How can I eat healthy?

Overactive bladder (OAB): I try to drink between 8 and 10 glasses of water throughout the day. Is this causing my OAB?

Fertility

"Baby on the brain" is one thing. Talking about issues of infertility is another thing! Uncertainty, anxiety, and even shyness about topics regarding sex, reproduction, and pregnancy can keep people from getting the information they really need.

But talking about infertility is the best first step on the road to overcoming it! See how our fertility experts — Dr. Bob Casper, Dr. Henry Cheng, and Dr. Henry Cheng answer your questions on fertility.

This is your chance to voice your concerns and seek the kinds of answers you can act on. Do you need a primer on the basics of baby-making? Are you curious about the possible causes of fertility problems? Are you worried about the emotional and financial challenges of trying to get pregnant? Are you nervous about the procedures and medications involved?

Submit your confidential questions to our panel of fertility experts now.

Ask a Fertility Question

Fitness

We all want to be physically fit and to maintain it with a healthy lifestyle. But there seems to be so many things to consider: Which exercise program is better? What should we be eating? How do we beat the odds? How do we keep up a positive attitude and change our behaviour? Ask our fitness expert, Bruce Krahn, about your fitness questions and be on your way to fitness success.

Our Fitness Expert:  Bruce Krahn

Click here to ask Bruce Krahn a question about Fitness

Heart Health

Are you worried about your heart health? Do you know your risk factors for heart disease and what you need to do to prevent it? There are many ways to maintain a healthy heart, and itís never too early or too late to start! Ask our expert, Dr. Choi, about heart disease and how you can take up a heart healthy lifestyle.

Our Heart Health Expert: Dr. Choi

Click here to ask Dr. Choi a question about Heart Health

High Cholesterol

Are you worried about your cholesterol level? How does high cholesterol affect your heart? What are your medication options? Is there any truth that some medications cause kidney problems? Here is your chance to ask a doctor about high cholesterol.

Our High Cholesterol Expert: Dr. Choi

Click here to ask Dr. Choi a question about High Cholesterol

Nutrition

Proper nutrition is very important, whether you're a vegetarian or a meat lover, whether you're 65 years old or 5, and whether you're a man or a woman. Getting the right nutritional balance for your body can make a big difference in your overall health, your energy level and how your body develops and ages. Ask our nutrition expert, Brennan Robertson, your nutrition questions and get all the latest in nutrition news.

Our Nutrition Expert:  Brennan J. Robertson

Click here to ask Brennan J. Robertson a question about Nutrition

Overactive bladder (OAB)

Are you planning your life around the nearest bathroom? Having an overactive bladder (OAB) can be inconvenient and embarrassing. But did you know that OAB is a medical condition that can be treated? Ask our expert, Dr. Sheilah Lamb about this OAB and your treatment options.

Our Overactive bladder (OAB) Expert: Dr. Sheilah B. Lamb

Click here to ask Dr. Sheilah B. Lamb a question about Overactive bladder (OAB)

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