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Physiological Changes in Pregnancy

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Which hormone increases in pregnancy (LQ)



A Estrogen
B Progesterone

C Prolactin
D All of the above

Ans. D

All of the above

All the three hormones increase in pregnancy. Estrogen—high estrogen leads to side effects like headaches, breast tenderness and in rare cases even cancer. Progesterone--- increased levels are important for continuation of pregnancy. Prolactin—levels increase by 10-20 times and these high levels help in lactogenesis.

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