Therapies

I am frequently asked what therapies I currently follow or have done during my healing journey. I’ve created this section to answer this question, providing information about the various therapies that I’ve either tried and/or continue to follow for my healing.

Treating Thyroid Cancer Without Surgery – Is this Really an Option?

By Karen Berrios | June 1, 2018

I remember somewhat recently reading a study out of Finland where thyroid cancers were NOT surgically treated. Tumors less than 1.5 cm were treated with primary active surveillance as opposed to surgery with staggering results. It is a controversial approach, but more research is suggesting that the rates of certain types of thyroid cancers are…

Can Aloe Vera Heal? Discovering the Health Benefits of Aloe Vera

By Karen Berrios | May 29, 2018

When we think about Aloe Vera, most of us think of the bottle of green jelly that we reach for after getting too much sun.  While the use of Aloe Vera gel as a topical treatment for skin irritations and dryness is certainly well-documented, what is less well-known and what I want to explore here…

Can Turmeric Fight Cancer?

By Karen Berrios | May 23, 2018

Anybody who has followed my personal journey knows that I’m not just a cancer survivor—I’m a cancer THRIVER! My quest for better health through the mind-body-spirit connection has been enlightening and empowering every step of the way. With each new leg of my journey, I am astonished by the healing power of some of our…

The Healing Power of Colloidal Silver

By Karen Berrios | May 9, 2018

When I first began my cancer journey, the first set of supplements that I used included colloidal silver. I remember how much better it made me feel overall! I still use colloidal silver—for both me and my family. I give it to my children as a preventative when they’re starting to get ill. I also…

The Thyroid and Gut Connection

By Karen Berrios | April 13, 2018

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?” It seems that there are many situations in life that can be represented by this. One of which is the connection between gut health and thyroid health. A healthy gut supports a healthy thyroid, and vice versa. The reverse is also…

Iodine Deficiency and Cancer

By Karen Berrios | April 12, 2018

Epidemic of Deficiency Most people in our highly industrialized world are deficient in iodine. While most of us are only mildly familiar with iodine, mostly thinking of it as an additive to table salt, it is actually a vitally important mineral that removes harmful microbes from you body, is a powerful anti-inflammatory, and is responsible…