Role Of Prolactin, Natural Galactagogues: An Alternative Strategy For Hyperprolactinemia
Ayurveda is regarded as an antiquated kind of medicine that is nevertheless useful today. One of the three rogas described in Ayurveda is artavakshyaya. The crucial anovulatory gynaecological pathologies during human reproduction is hyperprolactinemia. Anterior pituitary produces prolactin for secretion. It is crucial for the start and continuation of lactation. The most common symptom of hyperprolactinemia, galactorrhea, is seen in the majority of patients. One of the effects in people with hyperprolactinemic amenorrhea brought on by oestrogen deprivation is osteoporosis. It needs effective therapeutic supervision. Numerous instances of hyperprolactinemia, or elevated prolactin levels, are also seen in women who ovulate normally and do not require medical attention. Dopamine agonists are the mainstay of therapy in contemporary science. Ayurveda plays a significant role in the treatment of hyperprolactinemia by using natural galactagogues such as shatavari that have been incorporated into a nanoscience formulation to increase the drug's pharmacological activity. In this paper we have reviewed the importance of prolactin, mechanism of action, treatment methods and the herbs used, their role and importance.