All posts by Dr. Monique Lai

About Dr. Monique Lai

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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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    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
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    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
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  • When it comes to PMS, your body may be trying to tell you something. (Photo by: Isha Foundation)
    NATURAL MEDICINE: Fight the monthly blues

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – I recently had two patients with severe PMS symptoms, which 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...

    • Posted June 9, 2015
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    NATURAL MEDICINE: Heal your brain with omega-3s

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Recently, I have worked with a few patients in the community who have suffered from traumatic brain injuries, ranging from comparatively mild concussions to more traumatic levels that needed surgery. Traumatic Brain Injuries...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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