Hi all, just had a blood test done and have my results. I’ve only recently started looking into all this, despite being involved in health/fitness since school. I’ve read through a lot of the stickies but it’s a lot to take in so any expert feedback is much appreciated.
Weight: 86kg/190lb (12-15% BF)
Body and facial hair: Low to average body hair, can grow facial hair easily, full head of thick hair
Where you carry fat: Quite lean due to diet/training - only visible fat covering abs, can add either fat or muscle fairly easily but stay in good shape consistently.
Health conditions, symptoms: Good-Very good physical health. I get quite stressed regularly (work!) and am agitated easily, mild depression/mood swings, low energy at times, anxiety, low libido for my age (I think so anyway)
Rx and OTC drugs, any hair loss drugs or prostate drugs ever: No
Lab results with ranges:
FSH: 3.61IU/L (1.5-12.4)
TT: 540ng/dl (219-906)
FT: 11ng/dl (9-29)
E2: 64.58pmol/L (44.-156.0)
SHBG: 38.31 (16-55)
TSH: 1.72 (0.270-4.200)
FREE Thyroxine: 15.97 (12-22.000)
DHEA Sulphate: 4.890umol/L (0.440-13.400)
ALBUMIN: 42.4g/L (34-50)
CORTISOL: 289.77nmol/l (133-537)
VIT B2: 451.8pg/ml (191-663)
25 oh VIT D: 114.4nmol/L (50-200)
MAGNESIUM: 0.94mmol/L (0.6-1.00)
CHOLESTEROL: 4.2mmol/L (0-4.99)
HDL 1.58mmol/L (0.9-1.5)
LDL: 2.34mmol/L (0-3)
(Generally all red blood readings were top of the range, white was low or even below range with neutrophils and monocytes)
Diet: Mostly very good, 200-250g protein/day, med-high fat/carbs - Average 3000-3500 cals/day. Carbs are oats, sweet potato, rice, fruit/veg (very little bread/pasta/wheat). Lots of varied fruit/veg every day. 3/4 litres water, probably too much coffee - 6 cups/day.
Supplements per day: ZMA supplement (30mg zinc,450mg mag, 10.5mg vit b6), vit D3 62.5ug, quality fish oil (530mg EPA, 90mg DHA, 140mg Other Om3FA)
Training: 3 full body weight sessions/wk, mostly compounds - pullups, bench, squats. 1 or 2 med-high intensity cardio sessions - running, squash or boxing
Testes ache, ever, with a fever?: No
Morning wood and nocturnal erections changed: All good
Testes seem to change a lot in size throughout the day if that means anything!