Thyroid Health Archives - Karen Berrios

Thyroid Health

January Thyroid Awareness Month 2021

This month is so personal and precious to me. I am a thyroid cancer survivor and I have seen in my life first hand just how many people are affected by a thyroid disease. To be able to be in a position to shed some light on this topic is precious to me because I…

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Does Hypothyroidism And Hashimotos Cause Thyroid Cancer?

The American Cancer society has once said that around 62,450 people will be diagnosed with thyroid cancer every year. It is a big deal, and very prevalent! A big question is, does hypothyroidism or Hashimoto’s cause thyroid cancer? Let’s explore that. Real risk factors for thyroid cancer Unfortunately, one of the biggest risks for thyroid…

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Foods To Avoid If You Have Thyroid Cancer

Every person is going to be so different when it comes to dietary needs. Your vitamin levels are different from mine, your life experiences, where you are origins lie, etc. One diet from the next should not be identical. However, there are definitely some overlaps when it comes to certain circumstances. What should work for…

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What Herbs Help Thyroid Cancer

As someone who healed her thyroid cancer naturally, you can’t tell me that plants aren’t potent enough to move the needle when it comes to health and disease. Today we are talking herbs, which I define as small plants with a green stem. They have leaves, seeds, maybe even flowers- and are multi-use. Could be…

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Can Thyroid Cancer Be Reversed?

Thyroid cancer is so scary, so big. And while the mountain seems unclimbable, I know you can get over it. I know you can find yourself in the valley of healing. Can thyroid cancer be reversed? I believe so. I want you to know that what you have on your plate is going to have…

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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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