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

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 Metal Toxicity – For many of us, the term “heavy metal” conjures up images of long-haired rockers wearing thick eyeliner and dark clothes, but heavy metals are naturally occurring elements that can accumulate in our bodies due to the foods we eat, environmental pollution and the personal care and cleaning products we use. What…

Purpose And Meaning Positively Impacts Cognition and Longevity

Purpose And Meaning Positively Impacts Cognition and Longevity

Those with a greater sense of purpose and meaning have a decreased risk of dementia and mortality. A study done in 2010 on 951 community-dwelling older persons showed that those with a greater reported sense of purpose were 2.4 times less likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease than those with a lower reported sense…

4 Questions Your Doctor Should Ask But Rarely Does

4 Important Questions To Ask Yourself About Your Health

Doctor visits in our country have gotten so surface level and rushed that many times you’re stuck being your own doctor. At PrimeHealth, we spend an unlimited amount of time with you throughout your membership to get you to optimal condition. If you’re not yet working with a doctor that has the time to spend with you on important topics like supplements, digestive healthy, and lifestyle, then here are some questions that you can help guide your personal health journey.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Your Body Is Telling You To Heal Your Gut

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Your Body Is Telling You To Heal Your Gut

I have helped countless people with digestive disorders improve and resolve their symptoms. Many of these patients came to me after years of seeing various specialists, having expensive tests done, and trying all types of medications, to finally be diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS. IBS is considered a “diagnosis of exclusion”, meaning that once all known causes for gastrointestinal distress are ruled out, such as inflammation, infection, or cancer, you get awarded with it.