What is hyperprolactinemia?

This condition of excessive production of the hormone prolactin by the pituitary gland has been implicated in both infertility and erectile dysfunction. Treatment of hyperprolactinemia is based on the cause of the increased secretion. If medications are the root, they should be discontinued immediately. Medical therapy may consist of medications to bring prolactin levels to normal.

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