Ultimately, thanks to his treatment plan I was able to reduce my prolactin levels and progress to IVF.
32, Customer Service Advisor, London
4 June 2018
I am 32 years old, female and work as a Customer Service Advisor in an education environment. I have high prolactin levels which stopped me conceiving and also experience other side effects such as headaches, mood swings and irregular periods. I was referred to Dr Jayasena by Hammersmith Fertility Clinic. I completed all the tests needed to progress to IVF, but before progressing I was advised that my prolactin levels were extremely high and needed reviewing.
Every time I have an appointment at the doctor’s or hospital I get anxious and nervous as I do not know what to expect. However, my first impression of Dr Jayasena was professional, friendly and very positive. He made me feel comfortable and wanted to really help me reduce my prolactin levels. He has a lot of experience and knowledge. At every appointment I went to, Dr Jayasena surprised me with his positive approach and the information he provided. Overall, his approach and professionalism was excellent and I am thankful as he understood the unique and complex issues I was facing with conceiving because of my high prolactin.
Ultimately, thanks to his treatment plan I was able to reduce my prolactin levels and progress to IVF. I still have a long way to go but I am making progress, which I am really happy about. It's really weird to say but I actually feel normal for once, compared to how I was feeling before attending the clinic and starting my medication, which I continue to take while undergoing IVF. While my first IVF programme was not successful and I am now on my second set of IVF, my attitude is that you can only stay positive and hopeful.
I cannot thank Dr Jayasena enough for his approach and dedication to his career. I went into the clinic scared and afraid of what to expect, and I came away with faith. I am pleased to be under his care in the clinic at St Mary's.