I am concerned that my husband and I will not be able to have children. We have been trying for some time. Are we possibly infertile? Infertility should be a concern to those who have been unable to successfully fall pregnant after trying for more than one year.
Birth control pills or oral contraceptives frequently lead to deficiencies of the following nutrients: folic acid, vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, vitamin C, and minerals including magnesium, selenium, zinc and the amino acid tyrosine. Dr Arien van der Merwe looks at the effect of low levels of these nutrients and offers some advice.