by Jacob Teitelbaum M.D.
While hormone imbalance may be the underlying culprit of many of the complaints when using OCPs, many questions arise:
For some women, an undiagnosed thyroid problem can be the root of the inability to conceive. A properly functioning thyroid is absolutely vital for conception and having a healthy pregnancy.
It's a miracle that women can even get pregnant considering the delicate harmony the body requires.
If you are trying to get pregnant and have been unsuccessful, there is one essential thing you must do before you embark on costly or invasive fertility tests, or spend thousands of dollars for assisted reproduction: make sure your thyroid is functioning properly.