Here are suggested stickies:
Before you do any form of TRT, you need to test LH/FSH so you have an idea if the testes are not working [primary hypogonadism, or pituitary output of LH/FSH is low [secondary].
Many here have low-T and low thyroid function. Thyroid affects ever cell, organ and system in the body. See last paragraph in this post.
T self-injections are easy. You would be injecting 50mg T twice a week with #29 1/2" 0.5ml insulin syringes, SC/SQ not IM.
Please read the stickies found here: About the T Replacement Category
- 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.