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How can men increase prolactin?

How can men increase prolactin?

Not wise: I'm not sure why you would want to increase prolactin. It is a hormone that in women supports breast feeding. In men it causes sexual dysfunction (impotence) and undesirable breast growth (gynecomastia). ...Read more

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Dr. Samuel Freedman
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Prolactin (Definition)

The pituitary gland makes many hormones. After delivery of a baby, the pituitary gland pours out prolactin which causes the breasts to produce milk. It may be abnormally produced and cause enlarged ...Read more


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How can men increase prolactin?

Not wise: I'm not sure why you would want to increase prolactin. It is a hormone that in women supports breast feeding. In men it causes sexual dysfunction (impotence) and undesirable breast growth (gynecomastia). ...Read more

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I would like to know if using whey protein and bcaa to work out can increase the level of prolactin in a men (22, 2 ng/ml)? Thank you.

I would like to know if using whey protein and bcaa to work out can increase the level of prolactin in a men (22, 2 ng/ml)?  Thank you.

No: No, dietary protein will not affect prolactin. There are many medications that can cause mild prolactin elevations. Also, a lot of nipple stimulation can do this, which can sometimes be a factor with athletes, both men and women. A pituitary disorder is possible. ...Read more

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What are prolactin symptoms in men?

See answer: Low levels of prolactin are normal in men. High levels, however, can interfere with the male hormone testosterone. Lowered testosterone levels cause loss of sexual desire and low sperm counts. Impotence can occur as well as fatigue and loss of muscle mass and strength. Also, it can lead to decreased bone density and swelling of the mammary glands in men. ...Read more

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How does one change of the prolactin level in men?

Is it high?: Hi. I hate to assume, but you don't state if your prolactin is high. I must, therefore assume it is. High prolactin in men is lowered the same way it is in women - with a pill called cabergoline. It's very effective in almost all cases. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can there be natural ways to lower prolactin levels in men?

Can there be natural ways to lower prolactin levels in men?

Whoa: If a man has high prolactin levels, he has a prolactinoma until proved otherwise. This is a life-threatening lesion, and needs to be treated as a tumor rather than as a lab value. ...Read more

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Is there any recent research about what purpose prolactin serves in men or whether low prolactin levels are harmful for them?

Little effect: Better understood is that hyperprolactinemia can cause erectile dysfunction and infertilty in men due suppressive effects on lh and fsh. There have been a few studies suggesting that hypoprolactinemia in men can also cause infertility in men. ...Read more

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Can lowering prolactin in men reduce moobs?

Can lowering prolactin in men reduce moobs?

Gynecomastia: male breast enlargement hormonal or medical means will not reduce , is a benign condition will surgical reduction for cosmetic ( and psychological ) reasons See your doctor for surgical referral . ...Read more

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Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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