If you’ve read any of my recent threads, been talking to a couple neuroendos about pituitary tumor treatment options. Both really stressed that my E2 is likely driving my prolactin from barely elevated to a point where it’s causing symptoms.
Obviously I can do what I want, but I was offered 3 options. Go on anastrozole and see if it lowers prolactin (no thanks), lower my T dose, or quit TRT and have the tumor removed surgically. I decided lowering my dose would be the easiest to try, and the easiest to revert if I didn’t like the results.
Came up with a plan to start at 100mg/week and work up every 3 weeks, until sexual function diminishes (ie prolactin goes up).
I made it a whopping 5 days until I was seriously questioning my ability to perform the basics of my job anymore, get out of bed, and my will to live. No thanks. Thank god I had some T prop around still to quickly raise things up again. 12 hours later I’m feeling at least functional.
Is this just how it goes lowering your dose? When I originally went from 210 to 154 months ago, I remember feeling way better within a week. Not horrendous like this time. Yikes.