50 minutes | Jun 11th 2018

Balancing Your Life to Optimize Fertility with Dr. Marc Sklar – #28

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How balanced is your life in relation to your fertility? We often have tunnel vision about our own health and put a lot of emphasis on one aspect of it and overlook the rest. Or become overwhelmed by everything we are reading and learning and don’t know where to start? What if there was a guide that took into consideration all the aspects of health and wellbeing that were important when trying to conceive and laid them out (for you) so you could assess your life and see what needs a little more attention? Dr. Marc Sklar created the Fertility Balance Wheel for just that purpose. We go around the wheel starting with digestion and touch upon all the wonderful areas of life that when balanced, creates wellness and optimizes fertility. It’s such an amazing process that both you and your partner will benefit immensely from. Interview with Marc SklarAbout Episode GuestDr. Marc Sklar is the Fertility Expert. He’s a natural fertility specialist leading a team of fertility experts whose mission is to help you believe in your fertility and empower your body to create a healthy pregnancy by supporting and coaching you during your journey to motherhood. He is a founding principal of the Reproductive Wellness Clinic in San Diego California. He has extensive experience and expertise in treating and resolving the causes of infertility and recurrent pregnancy loss with classical Acupuncture and Chinese Medicines. A culmination of studying world religions and ancient healing techniques, combined with extensive world travel, gives him a unique understanding of the human body and spirit. A Doctor of Acupuncture, Board Certified Herbalist and Oriental Medicine Practitioner, and Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine, Dr. Sklar approaches his patients with an open mind, compassion and a medically integrative perspective.“Dr. Sklar’s interest in Chinese medicine became reinforced when his brother and sister-in-law struggled with infertility issues during the early years of their marriage. While his medical training was ongoing, he became instrumental in diagnosing certain problem areas and prescribing natural treatment therapies for their infertility. Due to these therapies, his brother and his wife now have four healthy children in the form of TWO SETS of TWINS!!! Dr. Sklar’s natural talents in this area has led to hundreds more successful births to couples who were previously struggling with infertility and related health issues.”He works closely with patients to return them to optimum health, collaborating with a patient’s entire wellness team of physicians and health practitioners, when necessary. He constantly strives to integrate traditional and complementary care in order to effectively improve and maintain his patient’s life-long health.You can find out more about Dr. Sklar through this website and by following him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.To assist his patients in taking positive steps toward optimum health, he uses a multidisciplinary approach including acupuncture, herbology, biomedicine, nutrition and lifestyle recommendations.Dr. Sklar specializes in gender-specific disorders such as infertility (male and female), gynecology, men’s health, and women’s Health.He completed his undergraduate degree in Comparative Religion at the University of Florida. While attending the University, he was exposed to Oriental Medicine after searching for the most effective way to recover from an illness. This experience was a catalyst to expand his studies of Asian religions to include Oriental Medicine. To pursue his interest, he explored the Middle East, India, and Nepal. Upon returning to the United States, he moved to San Diego to pursue and complete his Masters of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.Since completing his master’s degree, he has studied with many prominent figures in the field of Oriental Medicine, as well as the Western medical world at large. Working closely with his mentor, local fertility specialist Donna Keefe, Dr. Sklar has been trained and certified in the treatment of infertility and women’s health. He has been trained and certified in the treatment of infertility and women’s health by nationally renowned Dr. Randine Lewis.  Dr. Sklar has also trained at the Harvard Medical School, Mind/Body Medical Institute under Dr. Herbert Benson, M.D. and Peg Baim, M.S., N.P., where he became certified in Mind/Body Medicine.
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