Writen By :Srishti Hospital
Importance of Normal Prolactin Level Before IVF
Prolactin is a multi-talented protein hormone that is produced by the pituitary gland. Apart from the pituitary, the hormone is also produced and secreted by other cells in the body, such as the immune cells, uterus, brain, breast, and the prostate. It is the hormone that controls breast milk production in women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Most women have a misconception that high levels of prolactin signify more excellent fertility rates. In fact, the reverse is true. Too much prolactin can hamper the women's fertility levels. Too much prolactin in the bloodstream is known...