Prolactin is a female hormone, which, according to recent studies, the effect on male fertility and potency. This hormone influences the growth and development of female breast to produce milk during pregnancy, reports Live Science. The study, involving more than three thousand men showed that this compound affects the health of men.
The researchers examined the relationship between levels of prolactin and testosterone in the male body. In addition, take into account additional factors: the presence of harmful habits, initial sexual activity of the individual. The study showed that reduced prolactin levels had a negative impact on sexual activity of men.
This factor can work even alone. Scientists say that men complained about their sex life, even when in addition to reduced levels of prolactin were no other pathological changes in the body. Thus, increased body weight, lack of exercise and bad habits as reduced fertility and sexual activity in men.