A 29-year-old female asked:
Does high prolactin levels cause low progesterone? what's the relation between these two hormones?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
Prolactin: is a PITUITARY hormone which causes lactation in females ...It is not related to progesterone which is produced by the ovaries!
Hope this helps!
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
697 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated May 13, 2017
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.