Prolactinoma Booklet

This A5 booklet provides information and understanding about Hyperprolactinaemia (raised levels of the hormone prolactin in the blood stream) and prolactinoma (a prolactin secreting growth on the pituitary gland).

Everyone is individual and not all the information will apply to you but hopefully you will gain some understanding of your condition and perhaps answer some questions you may have with regards to your diagnosis/condition.


  • An Explanation of Hormones
    • What is the pituitary gland?
    • What is prolactin?
    • What causes the prolactin level to be raised?
  • What is prolactinoma?
  • Signs and symptoms
  • How to diagnose
    • Blood tests
    • Scans
    • Other tests
  • How is prolactinoma treated?
    • Medical treatment
    • Surgical treatment
    • Hormone replacement
  • Prolactinoma continuing care
    • Transgender people
  • Living with a prolactinoma
    • Fertility
    • Pregnancy and breast feeding
  • More information

Also available to download for free