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Interesting case study featuring prolactin as a trigger of MS by stuart Patient Expert Posted Wed 16 Dec 2009 12:00am Written by Hollie - from the Accelerated Cure Project If you, like me, watch the TV show "House," you'll be familiar with the concept that tumors in the body can over-secrete all kinds of substances which can cause baffling symptoms (baffling to the doctors on "House," anyway!). Here's a very interesting case study of that exact phenomenon in ... Read on »
What is Prolactin? What does Hyperprolactinaemia do? by Haveyroo Posted Mon 07 Dec 2009 6:35am What is this ridiculous hormone and what does Hyperprolactinaemia do to my child? I know what the medical definition is and I know how it works and what it affects in an adult. But what does it mean in a ROHHAD child. It drives me insane because I can't figure this one out and what it means later. No one has ever really monitored Prolactin ... Read on »
Prolactin Testing by cj Posted Thu 02 Sep 2010 12:00am Is there a problem with ovulation? Prolactin testing is advised! Prolactin is actually a hormone that stimulates the production of breast milk in women. Hyperprolactinemia results if there is a high level of prolactin. This condition is known to interfere with ovulation. Blood tests to determine if this is the cause of an ovulatory probl ... Read on »
Prolactin Level and Clomid for 30 yr. old TTC'r by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted Sat 12 Dec 2009 12:00am Question Hi Dr. Ramirez, I recently had a blood test done and it showed that my prolactin level is 41ug/L (the lab report indicates that normal should be less than 26ug/L) and macroprolactin is 54%. The month that I had this test done was very stressful and my period was about 12 days late. I am usually very regular 30-33 days. I d ... Read on »
High Prolactin Levels Can Interfere With A Successful IVF Cycle by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted Mon 20 Sep 2010 12:00am Question: Hiya, I'm 28 years old and had the first cycle of ICSI done a month ago. The reason for ICSI was that my husband has a very low sperm count and motility. My test date was 26th August and I started bleeding on the 24th of Aug. I went for a beta hcg which was 4.73. I had a high prolactin level (35) for whic ... Read on »
Bromocriptine is used for treating high prolactin levels in infertile women by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 26 Aug 2011 10:45pm Bromocriptine is a drug which is used specifically to treat women with hyperprolactinemia - a condition in women fail to ovulate because the pituitary is producing too much of the hormone called prolactin. Hyperprolactinemia is the cause of menstrual disturbance in about 10% of anovulatory women. Bromocriptine lowers prolactin levels to norma ... Read on »
Risperdal and S100B: Prolactin, Tumors and Tardive Dyskinesia by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 01 May 2012 12:00am By Teresa Conrick With Autism numbers climbing, there are those who look to the profit margin of knowing thousands of children, teens and young adults may need medications to "target behavior."   It is unfortunate and incorrect that Autism is still being looked at as a behavioral and developmental disability for many inste ... Read on »
The young why menopause, beware of pituitary prolactin-secreting tumors by sweethouse Posted Tue 07 May 2013 7:05am   A 21-year-old female college student, 13-year-old open its population to menstruation, after five years of normal menstruation, menstrual cycle interval extension, and finally menopause, and the front of the head pain. She did not use contraceptives, and there is no sex, cheap christian louboutin outlet  urine pregnancy test was negative. After ... Read on »
PROLACTIN AND INFERTILITY by Triumph Posted Mon 15 Jul 2013 12:00am There is so much that can affect our ability to conceive and I want to use this space today to look at one such, prolactin and infertility. What is Prolactin Prolactin is one of many hormones produced by the pituitary gland. This hormone has many functions, its main being to stimulate the production of milk ... Read on »
PROLACTIN AND INFERTILITY by Triumph Posted Mon 15 Jul 2013 6:44pm There is so much that can affect our ability to conceive and I want to use this space today to look at one such, prolactin and infertility. What is Prolactin Prolactin is one of many hormones produced by the pituitary gland. This hormone has many functions, its main being to stimulate the production of milk ... Read on »