Dr. Amie Hornaman: The Truth About Thyroid Hormone Replacement

In this episode of the Smarter Not Harder Podcast, host Dr. Scott Sherr is joined by guest Dr. Amie Hornaman to give one-cent solutions to life’s $64,000 questions that include:
  • How does our body make thyroid hormones?
  • What are the normal and optimal levels on a full thyroid panel?
  • Is there such a thing as thyropause?
  • What are some of the fears practitioners tend to have about thyroid health in clinical practice?

Who is Dr. Amie Hornaman?

Dr. Amie Hornaman is host to the top-rated podcast in medicine and alternative health: The Thyroid Fixer™, with listeners around the globe. She is the founder of The Institute for Thyroid and Hormone Optimization, an organization with transformational, proven approaches to address thyroid dysfunction and support people in returning to full health.

Dr. Amie is also the creator of The Fixxr™ supplement line with revolutionary, proprietary supplements that are changing the lives of many people. Ultimately, she is a woman on a mission to optimize thyroid patients around the world and give them their lives back.

What did Dr. Scott discuss with Dr. Amie Hornaman?

0:00:00 - Up Next
0:00:19 - SNH Podcast Intro
0:00:54 - Who is Dr. Amie Hornaman?
0:04:12 - A quick refresher on thyroid physiology
0:09:48 - Reverse T3
0:12:02 - How do we make thyroid hormones?
0:14:59 - Toxic halide sources in daily life
0:16:42 - The role of T2 compared to T3
0:21:43 - T2 and weight loss protocols
0:22:28 - Normal and optimal levels on a full thyroid panel
0:28:12 - How laboratory companies get their normal ranges
0:30:01 - How to replace thyroid hormone or optimize thyroid hormone levels
0:32:02 - T4 and T3 for thyroid hormone replacement
0:35:01 - d101 and d102 genes
0:35:54 - Initial dosing and strategy for people who come in for thyroid hormone
0:38:35 - If we can catch it early, sometimes we don't need thyroid hormone
0:41:32 - Is there such a thing as thyropause?
0:43:41 - Dr. Amie's framework for thyroid hormone replacement in women
0:47:28 - Fears that a lot of practitioners have about thyroid health in clinical practice
0:54:27 - 3 ways to live Smarter Not Harder

Find more from Dr. Amie Hornaman:

Website: https://dramiehornaman.com/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/dramiehornaman

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dramiehornaman/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amiehornamannutrition/

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