Thyroid Health - Karen Berrios

Thyroid Health

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.

How Maca Can Help With Thyroid Disorders

By Karen Berrios | September 7, 2020

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…

Top 10 Plant-Based Thyroid Healing Foods

By Karen Berrios | July 30, 2020

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…

What Adaptogens Can Help Your Thyroid

By Katey Yurko | June 5, 2020

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…

May 25th, World Thyroid Day!

By Karen Berrios | May 25, 2020

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…

Can Infrared Sauna Reduce Thyroid Disease Symptoms?

By Karen Berrios | May 12, 2020

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…

How To Heal Hormones Naturally

By Katey Yurko | April 29, 2020

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…