Hormones


What is the prolactin? Symptoms and treatment of high PRL levels

Prolactin is a hormone secreted by the pituitary gland. It is also known as the milk hormone and allows the breasts to produce milk after birth.

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What is Melatonin? Benefits and deficiency of sleep hormone

Melatonin (sleep hormone) is one of the main hormones that control body functions. Its release increases in the darkness, which allows to fall asleep.


Hyperthyroidism: Causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

Hyperthyroidism (toxic goiter), is a serious health problem caused by the above-normal levels of thyroid hormones which control the metabolic rate.


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What is Cortisol? The meaning of high and low level

Cortisol is the main steroid hormone responsible for managing stress. It is secreted as a natural-protective response when our body detects a threat.


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What is acromegaly? Causes, symptoms and treatment

Acromegaly is a rare disorder caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone. Abnormal growth of the bones can be seen, espeacially in the hands and feet.


What is oxytocin, what does it do? How to increase the love hormone?

Oxytocin is a natural hormone and especially important for women. The deficiency affects women both physiologically and psychologically.


What is the function of estrogen? Causes and symptoms of high level

Many health problems can arise due to the lack of estrogen, which has many effects on sexual life, pregnancy, birth and menopause. It is responsible for …


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