Do not ignore the last paragraph in this post.
It is torture trying to read those lab shots. Try it!
You should not be showing your name in these. You can directly edit the above post, find the pencil icon below it.
Did you have LH/FSH tested before starting TRT? Cannot test LH/FSH after starting TRT. But a one time FSH can screen for a FSH secreting testicular cancer, if FSH not near zero, there is a problem.
Are you OK loosing fertility? Did doctor discuss this with you?
You need these labs:
TT <-- often does not tell the whole story
FT <-- the active hormone
fT4 - please not T3, T4 watch what doctor writes on lab ticket.
AM cortisol, do this at 8AM or one hour after waking up.
Is this a seasonal problem? Exposure to pollen, dust, mold and law chemicals?
Take 5000iu Vit-D3, find tiny 5000iu oil filled gel capsules. Take 25,000iu first 5 days, 5000iu thereafter.
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 - 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.
KSman is simply a regular member on this site. Nothing more other than highly active.