Information about how celiac disease affects male reproductive capacity is scarce. However, some men with celiac disease have a lack of libido and sexual impotence, as there is an increase in prolactin levels in the blood.
In addition, semen quality may also decrease as sperm production is altered due to a deficit in testosterone secretion. All these effects are due to hormonal imbalances as a consequence of a nutritional deficit caused by uncontrolled gluten intolerance.
Read the full article on: Can celiac disease cause infertility? – Diagnosis and treatment ( 60).
By Dr. Isabel Díaz-Plaza Pérez (gynecologist), Júlia Roig Navarro M.D. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 05/10/2022