Prolactin (PRL), also known as luteotropic hormone or luteotropin, is a protein
that in humans is best known for its role in enabling mammals, usually females, ...
Jul 8, 2016 ... Prolactin (also called PRL or lactogenic hormone) is a hormone produced by the
pituitary gland in the brain. It plays an important role in ...
A prolactin test measures the level of the hormone prolactin, produced by the
pituitary gland, in your blood.
Dec 19, 2014 ... Prolactin levels may be used for several reasons. Prolactin is a hormone
produced by the pituitary gland and its primary role is to help initiate ...
Mar 31, 2015 ... Prolactin is a hormone produced in the pituitary gland, named because of its role
in lactation. It also has other wide ranging functions in the ...
Prolactin: A hormone secreted by the pituitary gland that stimulates lactation (milk
production). It also has many other functions, including essential roles in the ...
High prolactin levels trigger the body to make milk for breastfeeding. In women
who aren't pregnant, prolactin helps regulate the menstrual cycle (periods).
Jul 8, 2015 ... Prolactin-producing adenomas (also called “prolactinomas”) are benign (non-
cancerous) tumors of the pituitary gland that produce prolactin ...
There are a few conditions other than prolactinomas that may be associated with
hyperprolactinemia. As prolactin is regulated by dopamine , medications that ...
Dec 5, 2014 ... Question. I have just been diagnosed with high prolactin levels and I can't seem
to get a straight answer from anything that I have researched.