why is my proclatin so high 143.7

Prolactin levels can be high

Prolactin levels can be high for several reasons. They are high during pregnancy and while breastfeeding and can be high simply due to stress.It can also be raised due to liver or kidney disease, ovarian disease such as polycystic syndrome, or when the thyroid hormone production is low.

Prolactin is a hormone produced by the pituitary gland, which lies under the brain in the skull. One of the most concerning reasons for a high prolactin levels would be a pituitary tumor.

All this to say is that there are numerous possibilities and the best thing to do is to go back to the doctor for some follow-up tests to see where the problem lies.


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