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?

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…

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…