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Alternative Treatments For High Prolactin
I recently begun treatment for aneroxia and have found my prolactin levels to be quite elevated, along with high amount of inflammation. Connection?
Prolactin: Elevated levels from medication and prolactinomas pituitary gland. See physician will walk you through evaluation. ...Read more
Find tumor or medica: Was the non-pituitary source confirmed by a nuclear scan? (More than "just" a CT scan or MRI?) If not, the next step's an Octreotide (OCT) scan. It should locate where prolactin's being made. If the OCT scan's negative, the next step's a FDG-PET scan; if THAT's negative, then chance with Ga-SSTR-PET scan. After finding the tumor, removal can lead to a cure! It's better than bromocriptine for life! ...Read more
What causes your brain to produce abnormally high levels of prolactin? And is it dangerous to not be treated or is there a treatment?
I have elevated prolactin (57). Until treatment is rendered what
can I do to ease symptoms. Insomnia mostly. I take melatonin
Symptoms of hi PRL: Hi. The common symptoms of high prolactin (PRL) are cessation of periods and breast milk. At age 47, you might have assumed menopause, but breast milk is not normal unless you're breast feeding. Headache sometimes. Insomnia not so common, so may or may not be related to hyperprolactinemia. Melatonin is fine and safe. I hope you've had your pituitary MRI. You'll hopefully start cabergoline soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the treatment of high prolactin level .My is 248 ng/ml and doc prescribed me bromocriptine .Though it is expensive drug how long does it take?
What would be the best treatment for elevated prolactin and pituitary microadenoma? Except of cabergoline. I also have a history of elevated cortisol. I've been feeling tired and had mood swings all my life. I've been on dexamethasone, cabergoline and fem
Total t level:163 freet: 31.4 tsh: 2.77 prolactin: 6.4 FSH 2.8 LH 1.8. Is there an alternative to t replacement therapy? My age is 36
Okay to take care: It is okay to take care of yourself. Thyroid replacement is a huge advance in medicine, saves lives and allows better health. The alternative to best medicine, is no therapy. No therapy is not recommended. Please do some reading on thyroid replacement and the history of goiters. Hopefully you will be more willing to go with a simple, safe, effective medical therapy that will improve your health. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers