I’m hoping to get some thoughts, / advice fro those who have been through it all.
I’m 28, 32inch waist, 73kg.
Up until a year ago I was plenty active enjoying martial arts, going to the gym, active sex life. Then it started declining and I became lethargic, demotivated, foggy brain. I sleep 8 hours but wake feeling unrefreshed
Tested ok for sleep apnea, rheumatology. Vit D was a little low but is now back to normal 110nmol
I had a hormone test which came back with:
D.H.E.A.S 10.6 umol/L (0.44-13.4)
FSH 5.2 IU/L (1.5-12.4)
LH 4.9 IU/L (1.7-8.6)
Testosterone 10.5nmol/L (7.6-31.4)
Free T 0.18 (0.3-1.0)*
SHBG 38 nmol/L (16-55)
17-beta Oestradol 133pmol/L
Some other general labs that are fatigue related.
Active B12. 78pmol/L (25.1-165.0)
Folate serum 6.7 ug/L
Iron 26.3 umol/L (10.6-28. 3)
Ferritin 125ug/L (30-400)
TSH 2.88 mIU/L (0.27-4.2)
Free Thyroxine 17.4pmol/L (12.0-22.0)
Free T3 5.6pmol/L (3.1-6.8)
Endo has put me on testogel pump. 2 pumps a day. Been on it a week, had a few erections but still very fatigued.
One of my balls appears very small and I have some lumps (on the tubes, not the ball) . Awaiting an ultrasound
Diet has improved vastly over the last few months. I try to go to the gym 2x a week. But self motivation when fatigued is very very hard. Feel like a shell of my former self.
I don’t know how long the gel might take to make the fatigue better. I know I’m only a week in.
Anybody have thoughts on my symptoms / results. Or experience something similar and can talk about it?
It would be such easier knowing there is light at the end. Though I don’t know for sure if my T has been causing my fatigue. I hope it has. So i can fix and start feeling better.