Soyona Rafatjah, MD is a board-certified Family Physician who practices Integrative and Functional concierge medicine at Prime Health in Denver, CO.

Secondary Hypothyroidism

What is secondary hypothyroidism? Diagnosis, Treatment & More

Hypothyroidism affects millions of people every year, and many doctors claim it is usually irreversible. Much of the time, people referring to hypothyroidism are talking about primary hypothyroidism, or a disorder of the thyroid gland. However, secondary hypothyroidism is a much rarer disorder. Below, we will talk about what secondary hypothyroidism is, how it’s different…

What is diabetes?

November is American Diabetes Month, an ideal time to take a deeper dive into the disease we hear so much about. Approximately 30.3 million Americans have diabetes—that’s about 9.4% of the population. With so many people impacted by this disease, let’s learn more about it. What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterized by…

How To Cure Hypothyroidism Permanently

How To Cure Hypothyroidism Permanently

Around 15 million Americans have hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid). However, up to 60% of those with a thyroid disorder are completely unaware of it. Hypothyroidism symptoms include weight gain, memory loss, high blood pressure, and heart disease. Many doctors insist “permanent” hypothyroidism is incurable. At Prime Health Denver, we’ve worked with patients to learn how to…

Hypothyroidism: Symptoms, Reversal & More

Hypothyroidism: Symptoms, Reversal & More

Your thyroid affects every single cell in your body. It makes sense, then, that a thyroid disorder can greatly disrupt your daily life. Hypothyroidism is the most common thyroid disorder. It can lead to muscle weakness, sensitivity to cold, impaired memory, weight gain, and so much more. One type of hypothyroidism is called “permanent hypothyroidism” — most doctors will prescribe drugs for the rest of your life, laden with side effects.


How To Meditate…

How To Meditate To Enhance Wellbeing. Meditation is a complementary health practice – meaning it’s a self-care practice that has benefits when practiced in conjunction with your doctor’s recommendations. Meditation has multiple benefits for both your physical and mental health: It can reduce stress, lower anxiety, improve quality of sleep, and even help reduce chronic pain.


Meditation: Why You Should Try it

Why You Should Try Meditation. Meditation has earned its spot as a buzzword in modern society—though it’s a practice that originated about 5,000 years ago. You may associate meditation with spiritual traditions including Buddhism and Hinduism, but this ancient practice has now made its way into the secular realm and is considered a complementary health…