All posts by Dr. Monique Lai

About Dr. Monique Lai

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    NATURAL MEDICINE: Warm Weather Wisdom

    A few ways to enhance your health while the sun is shining. JACKSON HOLE, WY – During summer in Jackson people go into activity overdrive. Who can blame them? Summer here is fleeting but so sweet, with...

    • Posted June 21, 2016
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    NATURAL MEDICINE: Pain, Pain, Go Away

    Treat your body better with supplements and acupuncture instead of pain pills. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The reality of widespread opioid-based pain medication addiction (and often the subsequent heroin addiction among addicts who lose access to pills)...

    • Posted June 7, 2016
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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  • Eating your way through the holiday season can be done sensibly  without a January crash diet.
    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
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  • The World Health Organization warns that we must trade the beef for veggies.
    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
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    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
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