Thyroid Health Archives - Karen Berrios

Thyroid Health

Is Vitamin C Good for your Thyroid?

Did you know that many people that have thyroid conditions are often deficient in Vitamin C? As a thyroid cancer thriver and health enthusiast, I take Vitamin C extremely seriously. I even get high dose Vitamin C IVs from time to time. In my own diet on a day to day basis, I prefer to…

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How Maca Can Help With Thyroid Disorders

Who knew such great power could come from such a tiny adaptogen vegetable? For those of you who are already familiar with maca, you know the amazing benefits this Peruvian superfood can have. In Peru, maca is grown in the mountains. The higher the elevation, typically the better the maca is. It is considered one…

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Top 10 Plant-Based Thyroid Healing Foods

When I first started researching and learning how to heal from this thyroid cancer diagnosis, I came across so many wonderful references validating the power of using food as medicine. The father of medicine known for his popular quote… “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” Hippocrates nails this concept as it…

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What Adaptogens Can Help Your Thyroid

The thyroid. Such a little part of our body and yet such a big impact it has. Are you one of the 20 million people in America who deal with thyroid disease? Could be, as up to 60% don’t even know that have something going on. (Source) With a huge spotlight on pharmaceuticals for treating…

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May 25th, World Thyroid Day!

Today, May 25th we acknowledge once again World Thyroid Day. A day that was created with the intention to promote awareness about thyroid-related diseases. Recognized globally by the American Thyroid Association in cooperation with the European Thyroid Association the Asia-Oceania Thyroid Association and the Latin American Thyroid Society, to empower people with education about the…

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Can Infrared Sauna Reduce Thyroid Disease Symptoms?

Before my diagnosis, I had no idea of the different types of thyroid conditions that already existed. Heck, I didn’t even know where the thyroid was. It is true I am embarrassed to admit it but I think I didn’t pay attention to my anatomy high school class… Haha! Although, I am not alone as…

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How To Heal Hormones Naturally

Hormones can affect a lot of different things: Mood swings. Weight gain. Sleep disruptancies. Anxiety. Hot flashes. Appetite. Brain Fog. Caring for our hormones is incredibly important. Hormone Specialist Dr. Anna Cabeca conducted a survey of 2000 women aged 30 to 60 (living in America) and 43% of them claimed that hormones have negatively impacted…

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Probiotics For Thyroid Health

Probiotics seem to be one of the more recent trends that health-savvy consumers are eager to try. There are even commercials and ads on television that tout foods with probiotics as beneficial to digestive health. While probiotics are certainly beneficial for overall health and wellness, including digestive health, they also have the added benefit of…

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Endocrine Disruptors, the Environment, and Illness

The environment where we live has a huge effect on our overall health and well-being. It isn’t just our physical health, but our mental and emotional health as well. One of the most beneficial things we can do for ourselves is to connect with nature in some way. Studies have shown that listening to water…

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Understanding Types Of Thyroid Diseases

I’ve talked a lot about my thyroid and my healing journey that I have been on ever since my thyroid cancer diagnosis. Now I want to talk a little bit about the thyroid, what it does, how it works, and what other types of thyroid diseases there are. The little gland has some big roles…

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