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DOES HIGH PROLACTIN CAUSE BREAST DISCHARGE??? In most cases the answer is yes. But for others even though they have high prolactin, it does cause milk discharge from the breast.

Prolactin is the hormone responsible for stimulating breast milk production in nursing mothers as well as the natural development of the breasts in all women. High levels of prolactin, known as hyperprolactinemia, happens when the pituitary gland secretes too much prolactin.

This condition is normal during pregnancy and after childbirth. However, high prolactin does not favor women trying to conceive and is said to be one of the leading causes of infertility in couples today.

In addition to infertility, excess production of prolactin can lead to

-Irregular nipple discharge

-spontaneous breast milk production and flow unassociated with childbirth

-breast engorgement and pain

-abnormal growth of facial and body hair in women

-pain or discomfort during intercourse due to vaginal dryness

-abnormal acne (including chest acne)

-osteopenia, a condition in which bone mineral density is lower than normal

-unexplained headaches and visual impairment

-decreased potency and libido as well as increased risk of miscarriage .

HIGH PROLACTIN CAN MAKE YOUR PERIOD NOT TO COME COMPLETELY CAUSES OF HIGH PROLACTIN!!! They include: Non-cancerous tumors and diseases affecting the pituitary gland; Certain drugs, heavy alcohol and metals inside the body; medications such as high dose birth control pills; diseases of other organs, such as the liver, kidney, ovaries and thyroid; certain stressors, like low blood sugar, strenuous exercise activities, and even mild forms of discomfort; chest wall trauma and irritation (tight bra and clothing).

Nature has provided us with several plant species that offer prolactin-reducing benefits

The first thing we need, is to drink alkaline water which helps us purify the blood and remove heavy metals in the body. Drinking purified water helps clear toxins from the body which is the first cause of hormonal imbalance and lack of ovulation.

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