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Will You Lose Weight After Treatment For High Prolactin Levels
Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more
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
What causes your brain to produce abnormally high levels of prolactin? And is it dangerous to not be treated or is there a treatment?
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?
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
Prolactin level 33 reference range till 29 , can this be a cause of 2ry infertile ?How long treatment may take?
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