Please post all of your labs with ranges.
LH/FSH from before TRT, cannot test later
You can inject T with #29 1/2" 0.5ml insulin syringes. Inject SC/SQ upper legs where you can see what you are doing and avoiding veins that you can see.
250iu hCG SC EOD is all that you need. Many report an improvement in mood with hCG. Without hCG, we often have guys report a 24x7 dull ache in their testes. Sometimes we see wive/GF concerned with testes shrinking and maintaining size of testes is important for some guys as part of sexual self-image. The testes produce other hormones, significant amounts of pregnenolone that is used to produce downstream hormones in the adrenals [progesterone for progesterone-->cortisol, DHEA and others]. Without hCG the testes get smaller and the scrotum pulls up tight, however a few [rare?] report none of this without hCG. hCG acts just like LH and hCG is a natural human hormone, you were swimming in hCG inside the womb for a few months.
Doctors typically do TRT wrong. When you know what you want, the Finding a TRT Doc sticky is useful.
Please read the stickies found here: https://forums.t-nation.com/t/about-the-t-replacement-category/38/2?u=ksman
- advice for new guys
- things that damage your hormones
- protocol for injections
- finding a TRT doc
Evaluate your overall thyroid function by checking oral body temperatures as per the thyroid basics sticky. Thyroid hormone fT3 is what gets the job done and it regulates mitochondrial activity, the source of ATP which is the universal currency of cellular energy. This is part of the body's temperature control loop. This can get messed up if you are iodine deficient. In many countries, you need to be using iodized salt. Other countries add iodine to dairy or bread.