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Functional Medicine Takes Your Body’s Resilience and Wellness to the Next Level

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
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Shots vs Fast Bags vs Full Bags

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
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Sparkle and Glow and Collagen Builder

  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
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Vitamin C

  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
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What is a FABNO?

  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
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IV THERAPY FOR WEIGHT LOSS

By Dr. Samantha Larkin, ND – Associate Doctor and Manager of the Spark Health IV Program   Want to take your weight loss & detox journey to the next level? Regular
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Energy

IV Therapy For Improved Energy

By Dr. Samantha Larkin, ND – Associate Doctor and Manager of the Spark Health IV Program      Are you looking to support your energy levels naturally, without the need
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Best Detoxification Programs

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
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Common Pediatric Health Problems

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
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Detox

Daily Detox

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
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Detox Basics

Detoxification – General

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
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Diabetes – Nutrition – Exercise

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
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Alternative Medicine San Diego

Diabetes Supplements

  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
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Family Medicine – Health

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
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Hormonal Influences on Weight

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
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How is Naturopathic Medicine Different From Conventional Medicine

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
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How to Avoid Catching a Cold

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,
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Natural Medicine San Diego

What to Expect When Seeing a Naturopathic Doctor

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
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Lab Tests for Kids

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
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Natural Medicine Pediatrics

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
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Detox Basics

Common Nutrient Deficiencies and How To Address Them

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
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What Modalities Do Naturopathic Doctors Use

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
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Weight Loss – Common Obstacles

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
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My PRP Micro-Needle Experience at Spark Health

Liz Eddy                           On April 1st, April fool’s day, I woke up to what I believed was a
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Gain Superior Athletic Performance With Our “Energize” Vitamin IV

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
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How Can Naturopathic Medicine Support Cancer Treatment?

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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Here are the Differences Between B12 Shots and Vitamin IVs.

  B12 Shots and Vitamin IVs By Dr. Samantha Larkin, ND- Associate Doctor and Manager of the Spark Health IV Program Patients often ask about the difference between getting a
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Non-Pharmaceutical Options for Symptoms of ADHD

Alternative Treatments for ADHD Symptoms By Dr. Samantha Larkin, ND- Associate Doctor and Manager of the Spark Health IV Program ADHD, also known as Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, is a behavioral
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How Micronutrient Deficiencies Could Be Holding You Back from Your Optimal Health

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
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Sun Safety and Skin Health

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
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Acne and IV Nutrient Therapy

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
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Detox Basics

The Benefits of a Ketogenic Diet for the Brain

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
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Micro Needling for Acne Scars

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
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Detox Basics

Does Vitamin B12 Help With Weight Loss?

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
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What is the PRP Micro Needling Facial?

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
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Natural Medicine San Diego

IV Vitamin C is an Adjunctive Cancer Treatment

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
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Alternative Medicine San Diego

IV VITAMIN THERAPY FOR IMMUNE HEALTH

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
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Have the Nerve to Improve Your Brain Health!

By Dr. Samantha Larkin, ND- Associate Doctor and Manager of the Spark Health IV Program The brain is often ignored in regular health maintenance. We can easily get caught up
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Spotlight On: GLYCINE

Spotlight On: GLYCINE

By Dr. Samantha Larkin, ND- Associate Doctor and Manager of the Spark Health IV Program Glycine is a building block for many proteins in the body and has a whole
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The Skinny Confidential — Lauryn Evarts’ Guide – Living Your Best Life

We take your quality of life seriously at Spark Health. We’re passionate about serving the people of San Diego, California with world-class accommodations and innovative natural medicine. Being a Naturopathic
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Why MLB World Series Pitchers Need PRP Injections

The world series of baseball has been an exciting series between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers in October 2017. Watching these athletes throw the ball 97 miles
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“B Well Vitamin Shot” For Winter

The season is upon us! The weather is cooling down, and the kids are back to school. Unfortunately, they’re bringing all kinds of thoughtful gifts home with them, in the
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Detox Basics

Detox Basics

What is detoxification? The first step to beginning a successful detox program is to understand how our bodies change toxins into less toxic or more readily excretable substances. Many people
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Detox and Weightloss

A common benefit of a successful detox program is weight loss. Our fat cells contain stored toxins, including heavy metals and excess hormones, so it is especially important to encourage
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IV Nutrients for Detoxification

Part of the amazing design of our bodies includes the ability to break down and eliminate harmful substances from our systems, everything from the pollution in our external environment to
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Rancho Coastal Fundraiser (with puppies!)

We are so excited to be working with Rancho Coastal Humane Society to raise funds for their amazing programs! Rancho Coastal Humane Society (RCHS) is dedicated to the rescue and
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Dr. Cicerone Talks IV Therapy on the American Dream Show

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How To Fix Nagging Shoulder Pain

How to fix that nagging shoulder pain Is lingering shoulder pain inhibiting you from your daily activities or performing at a high level? Ever get a shoulder stinger while playing
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The Most Powerful Antioxidant – Glutathione

Everyone has heard of the term “antioxidant” and we most likely are thinking “berries and fruit carry antioxidants – right”? Yes, berries are rich in antioxidants that prevent oxidative stress
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The 5 Ways IV Nutrient Therapy “Cures” Your Hangover

Hangovers get worse and worse as we age! The morning after a long night out can be rough sometimes; at Spark Health we have the ultimate cure! IV Nutrient Therapy.
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