All posts by Dr. Monique Lai

About Dr. Monique Lai

  • 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.

    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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    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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    NATURAL MEDICINE: Don’t buy into the supplement scare

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – A recent New York Times article on herbal supplements has drawn misleading conclusions about the quality of supplements throughout the entire industry. I use supplements and herbs regularly in my practice and I...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • NATURAL MEDICINE: More useful tips for your heart

    The statistics about heart disease are everywhere. It’s the No. 1 cause of death in the United States with more than 600,000 fatalities every year, or one out of every four deaths. In this country, 720,000 people...

    • Posted February 17, 2015
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    NATURAL MEDICINE WITH DR. MONIQUE: Help for your heart

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – February is the month devoted to heart health and for some good reasons. According to the American Heart Association, heart disease causes 17.3 million deaths per year, making it the primary cause of...

    • Posted February 3, 2015
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