The above will be good. If you provide the info suggested in the advice for new guys sticky, we can be more specific. In many cases, low-T is not the cause, but is a symptom of something else. Docs and patients are really often blinded by low-T tunnel vision. What are your other health issues and symptoms. What symptoms were affected by TRT or not?
Read the advice for new guys sticky!!!
We still do not even know your age.
Note that LH/FSH is generally useless when on TRT. TRT should take these to zero, except when TRT is failing to deliver T because of poor absorption.[/quote]
haven’t read the new guys sticky… I’ll do that next…
Just a quick run down on me.
When I was in my mid 30’s I got my hands on some vet decca durabolin.
I took it for aprox 6 months with nothing else.
I am told I should have been stacking it with testosterone but I didn’t.
After aprox 6 months I stopped cold turkey.
During the time I was taking the decca my hair line receded a lot and stayed receded.
Regardless of what is said about Decca not causing hair loss in my case it clearly did.
For many years afterwards I felt something wasn’t quite right. I always seemed to lack energy.
In my 40’s I guessed low test was my problem so played around with more test spasmodically.
There was never any pct or any rhyme or reason to the periods I used or the amount. All very illogical. And of course in between taking I often felt tired and depressed. I had no idea what I was doing. I thought you could just stop and start testosterone supplementation when ever I felt like it.
I am just under 6ft.
currently 110kg which I think equates to 17 stone.
Im of soilid build but carrying around 20kg too much fat.
Started doing weights when I was 26years old and have trained on and off until now, depending on rotator cuff issues I have had.
I have always been over weight my whole life.
About 14 months back Is started on a regime of taking 7 x 40mg caps of test and have felt much better than ever. I have recently lost about 4kg and am training hard and the fat is coming off. I have energy I have never had in a long long time and I put it down to one of two things.
Obviously either the testosterone or there is one other issue to throw in to the mix.
For years eating breakfast has made me very tired and lethargic and hungry.
A few months back I decided the essential to have a good breakfast thing was b.s. and stopped eating a breakfast… Since then I have felt better than ever and the weight is falling off.
Added to the mix I used to go to bed at 1 to 2 am every morning…
Now Im in bed early… I also notice if I have a late night I handle it much much better than I used to… I put that directly down to taking test.
Hope that doesn’t confuse you too much…
I have been thinking about trying to stop taking test and trying natural ways to raise my test levels… Its what I think I should have done right from the start.
My test level was 13 nmol/l when I started this testosterone regime of taking 7 x 40 mg s per day. I had a blood test that showed the trough was only 8nmol/l before taking next my morning caps. I have no idea what my peak levels would be.
I haven’t really had too many other bloods done… Definitely nothing like you are asking me to do and not for some time…
I’m currently on Allinpurinol for gout but hope to stop taking that as more weight comes off.