Definitions for "Hyperprolactinemia"
The Condition"...The pituitary's hormone production rises and falls depending on hormonal instructions from another gland, the hypothalamus..."
The Condition" Prolactin is one of many hormones produced by the pituitary gland..."
The Condition"...For prolactin, however, the signal works in reverse: An increase in the hypothalamic hormone dopamine tells the pituitary to stop releasing prolactin..."
a common finding in clinical endocrine practice and, with the exclusion of drugs, a prolactinoma is the most common cause