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

purpose and meaning

Purpose And Meaning Improves Cognition and Longevity

Those with a greater sense of purpose and meaning have a decreased risk of dementia and mortality. To demonstrate this fact, a study from 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…

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.