Although the causes why celiac disease affects fertility are still unknown, there exist many theories on why this may occur. In women affected by celiac disease who don't follow a gluten-free diet, it is more likely that they are deficient in folic acid, selenium, iron, zinc, etc.
Can celiac disease affect fertility?
By Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 06/21/2018
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI)