The Official Diagnosis; He Called It!by
Went to the doc yesterday... FINALLY got some answers.
It is definitely Hyperprolactinemia. The good news is, it is not being caused by a pituitary tumor.
I started treatment last night...
I don't even want to imagine what kind of weight I could be gaining if I wasn't training like I am!
Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 1998 May;48(5):547-53.
Increased body weight associated with prolactin se
Tests and treatments
Dr. Anshu Gupta
of prolactinoma are caused by too much prolactin in the blood (hyperprolactinemia) or by pressure of the tumour... are often seen in people with hypothyroidism, and doctors routinely test people with hyperprolactinemia for hypothyroidism...
John David Gordon MD
(hypothyroidism) and elevations in prolactin (hyperprolactinemia) can be readily treated with medication. In fact... menstruation. Similarly, hyperprolactinemia usually responds quickly to bromocriptine therapy...
Off-Label Cabergoline for Anorgasmiaby
Alvin B. Lin
/ hyperprolactinemia in an attempt to increase dopamine and thereby decrease prolactin. While hyperprolactemia....
Take home points for today? Cabergoline, used to treat hyperprolactinemia, is associated w/improvement...