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In women, a high blood level of prolactin often causes hypoestrogenism with anovulatory infertility and a decrease in menstruation.Why are high prolactin levels dangerous?
In some cases, high prolactin levels can lead to infertility. Prolactinoma tumors can put pressure on your pituitary gland and stop the production of hormones. This condition is known as hypopituitarism. In men, this causes a lower sex drive and a loss of body hair. In women, it can lead to infertility.