Neurotransmitter Testing – Naturopathic Medicine in San Diego

0 31 May 2016

If you are suffering from depression or anxiety, you have probably felt discouraged by doctors simply prescribing medications for your symptoms. You probably feel frustrated about the lack of improvement with medication alone too. Neurotransmitter testing allows doctors at Spark Health to assess the various levels of amino acids and amines turning into the chemical messengers making up our brain chemistry. These help support mood, energy, libido and so much more. Our doctors are able to target treatments to specifically balance a patient’s individual levels and needs, improving their mood, decreasing their anxiety, helping their energy levels and supporting them in maintaining a healthy nervous system. If you’re interested in learning more about the Spark Approach to personalized medicine, give us a call at (858) 228-4188.

0 29 March 2016

The afternoon approaches and you find yourself low on energy. As usual, most automatically go right for the coffee or a energy drink. Rather than putting a bandaid on your persistent fatigue, let’s look at ways to boost your energy. Food is fuel, and the correct food is medicine. Incorporating healthy foods and simple steps into your daily routine, will fill your energy reserves and you’ll feel balanced with natural energy.  

1. Eat a balanced diet.

Avoid sugar and processed foods, think the more natural the better.  Fill your diet with proteins, whole grains, and vegetables, rather than easy to grab processed foods.  If you have questions on what foods to eat, stop in today for our Food Sensitivity Lab Test.  Learn all the foods you are allergic to and your reactivity to each one. By having a balanced diet, your body will slowly break down the food, supplying a consistent dose of energy throughout the day.  

2. Drink plenty of water.

Many who complain of exhaustion or fatigue find themselves not drinking enough water.  Headaches can also be caused by this.  For optimal health, women are recommended to drink a minimum of 8 cups of water a day, while men will need more, about 12.  For exact amounts ask your Naturopathic doctor today.  If you are exercising or live i

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