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Bloodwork: Weird Free Test Results


#1

Hey guys,

I follow the forums for years but its my first time posting here. I need you guys’ opinions.
I am experienced in BB, but this time my bloodwork looks kinda weird.
I am crusing on 300mg test enanthate/week + dnp + slin.

Total testosterone result: 3519ng/dl (normal is 300-1000) - OK
Free testosterone result: 1526ng/dl (normal is 3-25) - LOL

How can free testosterone be almost half of total test? It is over 10x what I expected.
Tomorrow I will ask for a SHBG exam. I am pretty sure the SHBG will be very low lol
but why?

I am using exemestane for months now @25mg/day. YES it does decrease the shbg lvls but
still it should NOT be so much.

Any ideas? Thanks in advance


#2

Alright I just guessed that insulin is causing SHBG levels to drop. But still, it seems like a monstruous chance.
Maybe the DNP also influences SHBG or has a sinergistic effect with insulin on shbg? That would be a factor to explain why dnp is protein-sparing…


#3

There is also the high probability that the lab result is erroneous…


#4

maybe… I thought maybe it shouldnt say ng/dl (it does say for both total and free test)
that lab never made a mistake like this though…
thanks for the response.

btw I am running 600mg crystal dnp + 60ui slin / day


#5

If you check your SHGB levels please post the results. I have low SHGB too and I am trying to find out more about it. How do you feel in terms of libido?


#6

I will get the results in about 1 hour and I will post it here!
My libido was fine I guess, I am single for a while so I never know exactly how it is until I have a gf in front of me haha. Yesterday after the bloodwork results I felt horny as hell and also today, but it always happens after I see the results saying test is high. Psychological effect haha. Pretty funny, I also only feel the symptoms of hypo after I measure my glucose and I see its too low.

Btw my Estradiol levels are 12pg/ml.


#7

There we go. The results for free test, total test and shbg.
As expected, shbg is very low. I wish I would have gotten it tested when on dnp or insulin separately.
But now I only wanna use them together haha.

SHBG: 5,24nmol/L (normal is 10-57)

So I am half of the lowest range. I am afraid it made my cruise useless, so much free test is like extending the blast, lol.




#8

You can probably lower your dosage to 150 for your cruise. Do you use an AI? Usually low SHGB means more e2 but you don’t seem to have a problem with that


#9

Yes I am using 25mg exemestane/day (aromasin, except its homebrew)
I got E2 test 3x last 2 weeks.
First test I 1 was using 12.5mg exemestane and the results were 62ng/dL
I switch to .5mg letro/day and got the second test 5 days later, results were 24ng/dL but low libido, prob psychoilogically
I switch to 25mg exemestane and 5 days later I got E2 tested again, results were 12ng/dL, eventhough I was expecting some rebound from removing letro.
I found it an interesteing experience, it suggested that 25mg exemestane>0.5mg letro>12.5mg exemestane.

You are right, I will lower test dosage. Next cruise I will try smtg like 100mg and get my free test checked and depending on the result I might lower to 50mg lol.

Thanks you bro