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 ...
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 ...
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.
These pituitary tumors (also called adenomas) secrete excessive amounts of
prolactin and are the most common type of pituitary tumor seen clinically.
High prolactin levels trigger the body to make milk for breastfeeding. In women
who aren't pregnant, prolactin helps regulate the menstrual cycle (periods).
There are a few conditions other than prolactinomas that may be associated with
hyperprolactinemia. As prolactin is regulated by dopamine , medications that ...
Jul 8, 2015 ... Prolactin-producing adenomas (also called “prolactinomas”) are benign (non-
cancerous) tumors of the pituitary gland that produce prolactin ...
Prolactin is a hormone secreted by the pituitary gland which is located at the
base of the brain. It circulates in low levels in the bloodstream of non pregnant ...
Dec 11, 2015 ... The reference range for prolactin in females is as follows: Nongravid/nonlactating
: 2-29 ng/mL Gravid: 10-209 ng/mL (third trimester) The ...