All posts by Dr. Monique Lai
NATURAL MEDICINE: Veins of Truth
Understanding your results from the Health Fair blood draw will help you take control of your health. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Every spring, St. John’s Hospital runs their annual Heath Fair blood draw, which is a great...
- Posted May 3, 2016
NATURAL MEDICINE: Love thy Heart
Supplements, diet, and stress reduction will strengthen your ticker. JACKSON HOLE, WYO – We are approaching Valentine’s Day, but did you know that February is also American Heart Month? We know that emotions and feelings come from our...
- Posted February 9, 2016
NATURAL MEDICINE: Stifle the Flame, Part Two
Understanding your digestive system helps you understand how to minimize its flare-ups. Jackson, WY – Recently I wrote about how inflammation affects your health and how to treat it naturally with food and supplements. Now I’d like...
- Posted December 29, 2015
NATURAL MEDICINE: Food as Medicine
During the holiday season, eat real food to stave off extra pounds. Jackson, WY – “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates, early 300s BC. This week is one of the biggest eating...
- Posted December 22, 2015
NATURAL MEDICINE: Stifle the Flame
Fight inflammation with natural remedies. Jackson, WY – In terms of your health, inflammation is the root of all evil. It is linked to heart disease, cancer, autoimmune disease, depression and eczema, to name a few. It...
- Posted December 15, 2015
NATURAL MEDICINE: Halt the Holiday Pounds
Tips to minimize overindulgence during the most gluttonous holidays of the year. Jackson, WY – The holidays are a notoriously difficult time to avoid putting on extra pounds. Holiday parties with friends revolve around food and drink....
- Posted November 17, 2015
NATURAL MEDICINE: Meat Malice
The WHO ain’t playing – it’s time we limit our love of beef and processed meat. Jackson, WY – The World Health Organization (WHO) announced last week that processed meat causes cancer and red meat may as...
- Posted November 3, 2015
NATURAL MEDICINE: Send PMS packing
I recently had two patients with severe PMS symptoms. This is something I’ve been seeing more frequently. Premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, is defined by a variety of symptoms including mood swings, breast tenderness, food cravings, irritability and depression...
- Posted August 18, 2015
NATURAL MEDICINE: Food moods
What you eat may affect your emotions Jackson Hole, Wyoming – My patient Laura called me from Laramie this week and thanked me for the diagnosis and treatment program I developed with her five years ago. She...
- Posted July 21, 2015
NATURAL MEDICINE: An Ayurvedic primer
Two simple recipes to get balanced, cleansed Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Recently, many of my patients have been expressing an interest in Ayurvedic cleansing and healing, a fascinating system of medicine aiming toward a balance of mind,...
- Posted June 23, 2015