Birch Health & Wellness

Helping women finally heal from digestive, autoimmune, chronic pain and stress issues.

Are you ready to finally break free from Chronic Gut/Digestive Issues?

Recent Posts

Three Reasons to Go Easy on Gluten

Gluten has been the topic of hot debate by a growing number of healthcare providers. The literature is overflowing with the detrimental impact gluten has on the intestinal wall. When you eat gluten, your body produces a molecule called zonulin. The increase in zonulin is linked to increased intestinal permeability aka: leaky gut. Leaky gut… read more ›

Thyroid (TSH) and Cholesterol

Your body needs thyroid hormones to make cholesterol and to get rid of the cholesterol it doesn’t need. When thyroid hormone levels are low (hypothyroidism), your body doesn’t break down and remove LDL cholesterol as efficiently as usual. LDL cholesterol can then build up in your blood. Thyroid hormone levels don’t have to be very… read more ›

Are You Suffering from Histamine Intolerance?

Histamine intolerance occurs when there is a buildup of histamine in the body. Many foods contain high histamine levels, and various health conditions and medications can contribute to an intolerance (See below for a list of common symptoms). Histamine is a chemical that sends messages to the brain, signals the release of stomach acid for… read more ›

Top 10 Thyroid Symptoms That You Shouldn’t Ignore

This article has been medically reviewed by Dr. Charles Penick, MD Top 10 Thyroid Symptoms: Thyroid disease affects about 1 in 20 people in the U.K. and up to 20 million people in America, the majority being women. And those are only the ones who have been diagnosed. In reality, many people have symptoms of… read more ›

In Case You Missed It: Your Monthly Wellness Roundup December 2021

I support my patients by helping them move on from care and get back to living their lives. I don’t start by looking for diseases and symptoms, but rather by evaluating what makes you, YOU. This includes your environment, your diet, lifestyle, air and water quality, and much more!
In this blog, you’ll find a summary of some of what was shared with my community in July.