Genes

Your Genes – Informative, NOT Deterministic.

Genes Are Informative, Not Deterministic. Genes should inform your decisions, they should not determine your life. Our genes should guide behavior so that we can mitigate risks of developing certain illnesses. Many scientists believe that genes encompass 20% of who we are, while our daily choices, actions, and environment compose the other 80%.   We have…

Interstitial Cystitis

Uncovering the Root of your Interstitial Cystitis (IC)

Interstitial Cystitis (IC), also known as bladder pain syndrome, causes symptoms that include: burning bladder pain, frequent bathroom trips, and nighttime urination. IC has no one-size-fits all cause, meaning effective treatment can be illusive when approached using conventional medicine. Thankfully, using a functional medicine approach, Dr. Rafatjah has had success in alleviating her patients of this condition.

Heavy Metal Toxicity

Heavy Metal Toxicity: Are You At Risk?

Heavy metals are naturally occurring elements that can accumulate in our bodies from the foods we eat, our environment, and personal care and cleaning products we use. What are Heavy Metals? Heavy metals earn their name because of a high atomic weight and density that is at least five times greater than water. This includes…