Post labs with ranges please.
TRT would be around 100mg T cyp or eth per week.
TT would be high normal ~ 900
FT would be high normal
Good T levels will help with muscles, but most of that requires training and good diet. One is still bound by their genetics.
T helps muscles and connective tissue.
You could test IGF-1 to eval GH status. [Do not test GH itself].
Depending on climate, you are probably Vit-D3 deficient.
In USA you can find time release melatonin 3-5mg. Take 20 minutes before sleep time. Must be time release. I also use Rx trazodone. Very inexpensive [USA] 150mg tables, split to 50mg dose.
Thyroid is very important. Please self-eval overall thyroid via last paragraph in this post.
Please read the stickies found here: About the T Replacement Category
- advice for new guys - need more info about you
- 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.