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…

The Sugar-Cancer Link

The Sugar-Cancer Link

Since sugar has become a staple of the American diet over the past 100 years, rates of obesity, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and chronic diseases have skyrocketed. A whopping 70% of Americans overweight, and by 2030, that number is expected to rise to 86%. The sugar-cancer link is known and affects many Americans. We’re…