Bromocriptine is a type of medicine called a dopamine agonist.
Bromocriptine is mainly used to treat disorders that result from high levels of the hormone prolactin in the blood. Prolactin is produced by the pituitary gland in the brain. Bromocriptine decreases the production of prolactin from the pituitary by stimulating dopamine receptors. Bromocriptine is also sometimes used to prevent or stop milk production for medical reasons following childbirth, miscarriage or abortion. Prolactin is the hormone that stimulates the production of breast milk, hence decreasing the production of prolactin with bromocriptine stops milk production.
A kibbutz is a collective community unique to Israel, traditionally based on agriculture and many of which were formed by pioneers looking to build a community for themselves. For many years, the residents of the