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What is Prolactin?

Prolactin is a peptide hormone which is produced by both females and males. It is associated with two main processes – lactation (the arrival of breastmilk) in women and sexual pleasure in both sexes. It is produced by the pituitary gland as well as in tissues especially the breast tissue. Lactation Prolactin stimulates the mammary glands to produce breast milk. The reason that many women’s breast grow... read more

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