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What describes a Holistic Doctor?

Naturopathic Doctor, Naturopathic Practitioner, and Naturopath, all describe a Holistic Doctor. Holistic Doctor’s offer a variety of naturopathic/naturopathy services, as well as chiropractic and acupuncture services. Dr. Vernon Jenkins has 35 years experience as a Holistic Doctor!

Part VI: Performing the Correct Tests Will Stop the Epidemic of Thyroid Madness

As a naturopath and naturopathic practitioner, Dr. Jenkins has his patients take a dietary survey once a week in order to evaluate the foods his patients are consuming. Certain foods and chemicals negatively affect the thyroid’s health and function. These substances include soy, millet, chloride, bromide, soda pop, and refined grains.  

Part V: Performing the Correct Tests Will Stop the Epidemic of Thyroid Madness

Besides iodine, the thyroid needs specific nutrients in order to be healthy and function optimally. These nutrients include high quality protein, B12, magnesium, and zinc to produce TSH; iodine, B2, and vitamin C to produce T4; and vitamin A & D to activate cell receptors to receive T3. Commonly found in thyroid patients are low […]

Part IV: Performing the Correct Tests Will Stop The Epidemic of Thyroid Madness

As a naturopath and naturopathic practitioner, Dr. Jenkins regularly checks for high estrogen levels in his patients with thyroid problems. Excess estrogens increases the levels of TBG (thyroid binding globulin) which is where a protein binds to to the thyroid hormones T4 and T3  and causes them to be inactive. In order for the T4 […]

Remember to Hydrate This Summer

As a naturopath and naturopathic practitioner, Dr. Jenkins wants to remind you to stay well hydrated this summer by drinking plenty of ionized alkaline water. To find out how much water you need, take your weight and divide it in half. That’s how many ounces of water your body needs daily. If you’re exercising and […]

Part III: Performing the Correct Tests Will Stop the Epidemic Of Thyroid Madness

As a naturopath, naturopathic practitioner, and functional Medicine Doctor, Dr. Jenkins knows that cortisol levels can greatly effect thyroid function and health. Cortisol is a hormone produced by the adrenal glands when a person is experiencing stress. Increased levels of cortisol can block the conversion of the thyroid hormones T4 to T3, which will cause […]

Part II: Performing the Correct Tests Will Stop the Epidemic of Thyroid Madness

As a naturopath and naturopathic practitioner, Dr. Jenkins has his patients perform an iodine patch test, which is inexpensive and easy to do in the convenience of your own home. Iodine is critical for the thyroid to be healthy and function optimally. This test gives an indication if your body is deficient in iodine. If […]

Naturopathic Practitioner in Billings, MT

As a naturopath and naturopathic practitioner, Dr. Jenkins offers specialized tests to diagnose Lyme Disease. Lyme Disease is a major contributor and one of the root causes to chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia. Lyme Disease can be treated with all natural, safe, and non-toxic herbal remedies.

Part 1: Performing the Correct Tests Will Stop the Epidemic of Thyroid Madness

As a naturopath and naturopathic practitioner, Dr. Jenkins specializes in thyroid problems. Most doctors only order a TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) test to evaluate the function and health of the thyroid gland. There is more to thyroid health and function than just determining TSH levels. It’s a starting point but it doesn’t give the doctor […]

5 Reasons You Should See a Chiropractor

There are many different reasons why people seek chiropractic care. Though some think that a chiropractor only helps those who have spinal injuries or chronic conditions that affect their posture or range of motion, a good chiropractor can actually help you maintain and improve your overall health. Keep reading to see the five reasons why […]

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