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Help - Testosterone Boosters


#1

Hi i have been taking a testostoerone boosters for a few days now because i have sleep apnea and my testosterone levels were boarderline bottom. In your opinion how long will these take before i see a difference in everyday life like tiredness and fatique please. I am only 30 yrs old and slightly overweight i have been doing bodyweight exercises as i hate the gym. the ones i have been doing is pull ups dips and press up


#2

These don't work in my opinion. I would expect that many share this opinion.


#3

You need to dig deaper. Why is T low? Pituitary not working right or testes do not?

Labs: - post with ranges
TT
FT
E2
LH/FSH
prolactin
fasting glucose
fasting cholesterol - could be too low
CBC
TSH

TRT will make apnea and snoring worse.

Read these stickies found here: https://forums.t-nation.com/t/about-the-t-replacement-category/38/2?u=ksman
* advice for new guys
* things that damage your hormones
* protocol for injections
* finding a TRT doc

The biggest challenge is finding a doctor who is not an idiot. You need to be informed.

Some T boosters may cause low T or make things worse.

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