While you can lose weight with a hormone imbalance, it’s way more difficult and more likely to be temporary. The stress of a forced weight loss diet could actually be slowing down your metabolism. But when you approach weight loss from a place of balanced hormones, your body can lose weight without that level of metabolic stress.
When treating acne and monthly breakouts with topicals does not provide you with vibrant, blemish free skin, it may be time to look at the root cause - a hormone imbalance. Learn about the different hormones that affect your skin and how hormone balancing can help you tackle skin breakouts.
Still struggling with acne in your 30’s? Look to a naturopathic doctor and functional medicine lab testing to determine the root cause, and tackle your skin health from the inside out.
Let’s set the record straight: not all bacteria are bad news. In fact, there are millions of healthy bacterial microbes living in our bodies! Gut bacteria are especially critical to your health as they help prevent colorectal cancer and through easy changes in your diet you can eat your way to better health outcomes.
By adding a qualified Naturopathic doctor to your conventional oncology team, you can minimize or prevent common side-effects such as hot flashes, insomnia, taste changes, mouth sores, fatigue, bowel changes, nausea and neuropathy.
Ready to get your glow on? When skin needs a boost beyond excellent anti-aging skin care and topicals, consider 100% bioavailable IV Nutrient Therapy to infuse your body and feed your skin with vitamins, minerals, and nutrients.
Feeling sluggish? It may be a Glutathione deficiency. Learn why this antioxidant is so critical for our bodies and how IV Nutrient Therapy can help.
Even a healthy of diet can negatively impact your skin if you have food sensitives. A simple blood test can start you on the path to glowing skin.
IV nutrient therapy might be just what you need to jump start your metabolism to reach your desired health and weight loss goals.
Support your energy levels naturally without the need for caffeine or energy drinks through IV Nutrient Therapy.
For more information about the novel coronavirus, antibody testing, or how to stay healthy during this time, please call Spark Health today at 858-228-4188 or send us an email at Spark@MySparkHealth.com
What is Seasonal Affective Disorder? Seasonal Affective Disorder is a form of depression that occurs with a semi-regular seasonal pattern (usually over the winter months), and can manifest as moodiness,
Do you suffer from anxiety, depression, PTSD, attention or behavioral problems? You are not alone. In fact, mental health awareness is everywhere these days, from television shows to Instagram storiesbecause
As 2019 draws to a close, the cold and flu season is just ramping up. From calling in sick to work to missing quality time with family and friends, feeling
By Dr. Samantha Larkin, ND- Associate Doctor and Manager of the Spark Health IV Program 1. B Complex contains Vitamins B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B5 (dexpanthenol), and B6 (pyridoxine).
Wellness is a constant battle in a world full of health detriments. We read food labels. We avoid fumes from cars and cleaning products. We seek time to exercise and ways
Patients often ask about the difference between getting a shot and getting a vitamin IV. These two services are both valuable in their own ways, depending on what your health
The Sparkle and Glow, Collagen Builder, and Acne Support are Spark Health’s skin focused IV therapies. The Sparkle and Glow is the ultimate IV for overall skin health. It
Video Transcript: Vitamin C is an essential nutrient when it comes to maintaining optimal skin health. It is naturally found in high concentrations in the skin and is a
Video Transcript: When looking for someone to help guide you through cancer diagnosis and treatment, it is important to work with a doctor who has a strong background in
Video Transcript: When people think ‘detox program’ they are likely to think of things like juice cleanses and maybe bowel purging kinds of programs. As much as we love
Video Transcript: At Spark Health, the three most common pediatric health concerns we see are constipation, skin rashes particularly eczema, and frequent illness like chronic ear infections or colds coming
Transcript: We always say that detoxification is something that you need to pay attention to on a daily basis. Here are some easy ways to go about it. First, be
Transcript: Detoxification is something your body does all the time. But depending on how much you have to detoxify (and in this world it can be a lot), your detoxification
Transcript: Diabetes is a great example of a condition that naturopathic medicine excels with, not only because it can be largely controlled or improved with lifestyle changes, but also because
There are two main types of supplements for diabetes. The first are supplements that help lower blood sugar levels. Chromium is well known for this, cinnamon is another. These
Health is a great thing to take on as a family! Your family can be a built-in support network while you are trying to make healthy changes. Especially with
Hormone balance is critical for healthy weight loss. You absolutely CAN lose weight if you are not in hormone balance, but the stress of that will slow the metabolism gradually
Naturopathic medicine shares a lot with conventional medicine. We both rely on lab testing and physical exams to help make sense of a patient’s symptoms. We both share common roots
With cold and flu season being well underway we are constantly being asked how to stay healthy with all the germs being spread around. There are many Naturopathic diet, lifestyle,
Seeing a Naturopathic Doctor at Spark Health may not be your average doctor’s appointment. Naturopathic Doctors are trained similarly to Medical Doctors as they go through 4 years of medical
There are some lab tests we rely on for kids that are not the typical tests you would find at your pediatrician’s office. We are not usually diagnosing acute illness
Naturopathic medicine is great for kids! For those that have health problems, it can be helpful to evaluate nutritional levels, and sometimes gut health to see what kind of impact
Even with the most perfect, natural diet, vitamin and nutrient deficiencies can still occur. Because of the way food is grown in our modern world, soil tends to be depleted
Naturopathic Doctors use a wide variety of treatments to treat your health problems. Most importantly we try to use the least toxic and least disruptive treatments that will achieve our
Weight Loss – Common Obstacles Weight loss can be frustrating because there are so many different things that block it. Even when you’re putting in the effort sometimes things are
Liz Eddy On April 1st, April fool’s day, I woke up to what I believed was a
By Dr. Samantha Larkin, ND – Associate Doctor and Manager of the Spark IV Program One of our most popular full-size vitamin IVs is our “Energize” IV. This vitamin IV
Naturopathic Medicine and Cancer Many patients that are diagnosed with cancer feel overwhelmed and are looking for guidance in treatment options, as well as recommendations for natural therapies that can
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By Dr. Samantha Larkin, ND- Associate Doctor and Manager of the Spark Health IV Program Micronutrient Deficiencies Sometimes eating healthy, exercising and taking a multivitamin isn’t enough to support optimal
Summer is just around the corner which means our exposure to sun will increase. Whether it’s laying out on the beach or walking to and from our cars, we are
Acne is one of those conditions that can have a multitude of causes. At Spark Health, it is always our goal to be able to identify the root cause of
By Dr. Samantha Larkin, ND- Associate Doctor and Manager of the Spark Health IV Program The Ketogenic Diet A ketogenic diet is low in carbs, high in fat and moderate
One of the best indications that you might be interested in the Spark Health Level 1 micro needling treatment with hyaluronic acid is acne scars. Micro needling is a non-invasive
By Dr. Samantha Larkin, ND – Associate Doctor and Manager of the Spark Health IV Program Although there is no concrete research that B12 aids directly in weight loss, there is
So what is the PRP Micro Needling Facial? Well, the PRP Micro Needling Facial is a leading-edge, age management facial using Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and an electronic micro needling
By Dr. Samantha Larkin, ND- Associate Doctor and Manager of the Spark Health IV Program When you think of vitamin C, you probably think of its anti-oxidant, immune-supportive qualities. What
By Dr. Samantha Larkin, ND- Associate Doctor and Manager of the Spark Health IV Program Are some of your family members or friends sick, or starting to show signs of