- Sylwia Pałubska,
- Aneta Adamiak-Godlewska,
- Izabela Winkler,
- Katarzyna Romanek-Piva,
- Tomasz Rechberger,
- Marek Gogacz
Prz Menopauzalny 2017 Mar 26;16(1):1-7. Epub 2017 Apr 26.
2 Department of Gynecology, Lublin Medical University, Lublin, Poland.
Hyperprolactinaemia especially affects women in reproductive age (90/100,000) but also often is diagnosed in menopause age and leads to disturbances in functioning of LH-RH neurons and, as a consequence, to a decrease of FSH and LH, which causes inhibition of oestradiol production. Prolactin is a peptide hormone, phylogenetically one of the oldest, stimulating cells of various organs, which is produced and secreted mainly by lactotrophic acidophilic cells of the anterior lobe of the pituitary. It influences the increase in the mass of the mammary glands, and stimulation and maintenance of lactation after delivery. Read More