Entries by Dr. Ramona Charikar, Northwest Calgary Naturopathic Medicine

The Importance of Exercise

My blog today is going to be about exercise…one of the most important lifestyle modifications that you can make for your mental, emotional and physical well being. There are 3 types of fitness: cardiovascular (running, walking, biking, etc), resistance (lifting weights, squatting, body weight exercises) and flexibility (yoga). All three types are important to include […]

Healthiest spices to add your your cooking

Adding spices and herbs to your cooking have a lot of health benefits, and are a great way to add flavor to your food without adding calories, salt and/or sugar. Keep reading below to learn about my favorite spices to add to your cooking to experience an array of health benefits, to help you body […]

The importance of staying hydrated with water

Today’s blog is going to be about a tasteless, colourless liquid that plays a major role in our health and well-being….water! I see so many patients in my NW Calgary Naturopathic Medicine practice that often are not drinking enough water.  Water is involved in every single metabolic process in our body, and our body is […]

Treating Hormonal Acne with Naturopathic Medicine

Hormonal acne is a condition I see frequently in my NW Calgary Naturopathic Medicine practice. It often causes significant distress in patients, and can impact one’s self esteem and overall well being and quality of life. It is usually characterized by pimples, blackheads and whiteheads, greasy skin, and possible scarring. It is typically seen on […]