Dr. Soyona Rafatjah

how to prevent alzheimers
How to Prevent Alzheimer’s: Strategies for Early Prevention

It’s one of the most-asked questions in current medicine: How do I prevent Alzheimer’s disease?  Early prevention shows great promise for lowering the risk of cognitive decline. The sooner prevention can start, the better the outcome. What’s more, these methods can result in a boost in wellness starting right now. Here are the top research-backed…

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Ketamine Infusion Therapy: Everything You Need to Know

According to the ADAA, depression is one of the most devastating mental health and mood disorders in the United States. Affecting over 16 million Americans, it is the leading cause of disability in the country. While there are several holistic treatments to combat depression, such as meditation or TMS, some cases of major depression require…

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melatonin for anxiety
Melatonin for Anxiety: Does it Work?

Anxiety disorders affect millions of people every year. The ADAA cites anxiety disorders as “the most common mental illness in the United States.”  Anxiety is often treated with anxiolytic benzodiazepines, medications that help to calm the mind. They do this by aiding production of GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid), a neurotransmitter that dampens neural activity. Unfortunately, benzodiazepines…

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IBS symptoms female
13 Common IBS Symptoms in Females

Irritable bowel syndrome, commonly known as IBS, is an intestinal disorder affecting 11% of the global population that can be experienced as a collection of symptoms including abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea and constipation.  The first signs of IBS are abdominal pain along with changes in bowel habits. Women are more likely to have IBS…

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Coconut Oil for Alzheimer's
Coconut Oil for Alzheimer’s: Does It Fight Dementia?

The food you eat has an enormous impact on your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Recent studies hint that coconut oil can be a helpful element in the fight against dementia as part of an anti-inflammatory diet, along with healthy lifestyle choices. Dementia is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects brain function. It can…

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Secondary Hypothyroidism
What Is Secondary Hypothyroidism? Diagnosis & Treatment

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…

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Bredesen Protocol
The Bredesen Protocol: 6 Strategies (Plus, does it work?)

Can the Bredesen Protocol offer hope to patients with Alzheimer’s? A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is frightening. The cognitive impairment, memory loss, and inevitable cognitive decline can seem like a death sentence to both patients and loved ones.  The standard reductionist approach seeks to boil every problem down to its most basic components. Most modern…

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Alzheimer's Natural Treatment
10 Natural Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia

Conventional treatment of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease only offers temporary relief of some symptoms and only for a limited number of patients. Mainstream treatment does not greatly slow the progression of Alzheimers. Caregivers searching for alternative Alzheimer’s remedies may find greater hope in natural treatments, alternative therapies, preventative measures. These remedies are most effective in…

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Alzheimer's Risk Factors
14 Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s [2021 Research Update]

For many people approaching retirement, dementia and Alzheimer’s are mysterious and concerning possibilities. For many years, the cause of this disease and risk factors were not well-known. However, we’ve made significant progress in assessing risk and treatment. While there is not yet a cure for Alzheimer’s or dementia, certain behaviors, lifestyle choices, and other factors…

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