The Causes of Recurrent Miscarriages, Repeated Failed IVF and Unexplained Infertility With Jonathan Scher, MD
August 7, 2013
Hosted by Meg Richichi
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Anyone working in the area of infertility- whether it’s a physician or some one, like myself – our every intention is to help women or couples, achieve their dream of having a child. I believe it’s important to consider various perspectives and avenues, while addressing the challenges of infertility. Frequently, it’s a combination of practitioners setting a woman along that path to become a mother. My upcoming guest, Dr. Jonathan Scher, MD, is one of those extraordinary individuals. He believes much of "unexplained infertility" is explainable AND treatable. Accord to Dr. Scher, “ Women and men need to know what these treatments are: what questions to ask their doctors; and how to ensure that they are being offered the most appropriate treatment, rather than being told to keep trying again and again... Repeated Failure of IVF treatments in particular may have an immunological cause." It's not just about age and chromosomal issues!
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Women of all ages continue to travel at a velocity completely out of rhythm with who they are. The way a woman lives her life is directly linked to her health, vitality and how sexy she feels! A woman doesn’t wake up one day with PMS, fibroids, being 20 pounds overweight or lupus. These symptoms reflect lifestyle choices made over time.
What I’ve observed in working with women are escalating effects of daily stress, such as burnout, working long hours, skipping meals, low libido, insomnia, too much caffeine and too little time for themselves. My mission is to help women understand they aren't at the mercy of their hormones. Food for Thought will provide tools from myself and my leading expert guests to help you create smart choices.
Ultimately, what we bring forth into our world gives birth to who we are each day. How we nurture ourselves nurtures our overall hormonal wellness. I’m committed to demystifying hormonal issues and various ailments plaguing women in today’s fast paced world.
I've been an Integrative Women’s Health Practitioner for the last 18 years blending both Eastern and Western modalities in my NYC practice. My extensive studies include training in holistic-functional medicine with esteemed physicians a in the U.S., a leading hospital in Vietnam, herbalogy and shamanic healing practices in the Brazilian Rain Forest.
I’m a health detective that thinks outside the box of conventional medicine. I treat the whole person and seeing beyond the label of symptoms and disease. Women are not deficient in synthetic hormones or immune suppressant drugs but in vital nutrients and healthier life style choices.
I focus on stress related hormonal imbalances including infertility, autoimmune disorders, gut issues and pain syndromes. My integrative approach includes personalized programs in nutrition, detoxification and supplementation setting women back on a path of feeling whole and vibrant.
I also facilitate workshops and speak to a wide range of audiences that include NYC top hospitals, Infertility organizations and Equinox. I’ve also done magazine and radio interviews for Vogue, Real Simple, NPR, Refinery29, Well+Good and VitalJuice.