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Long Recovery from Test?

I used my first run of test this past june-august. Test 250 2 pins a week, adex .5 e/o day, PCT was nolva 40/40/20/20 started 2 weeks after last pin. I felt fine up until mid November. I sudden decrease in libido. I was able to get it up but it would almost go right back down and the amount of ejaculate had decreased some also.

After cycle testes went back to normal size and my drive didn’t change at all and it felt as if it was over a 2 week period I just changed. I still get morning mood but not as often and it takes a while to get it up. Am I possibly experiencing a shut down? Has anyone had similar experiences?

I would go get blood work

I just got some done right before the holidays and I’m a little anxious for the results. I have some cialis in the meantime…pretty worried tho…

try not to worry, that’ll just make it worse (I realise it’s not easy though).

blood work’ll get to the cause, then you’ll be able to fix it. You’ll be alright

How old are you? Could just be an age thing and have nothing to do with your cycle. But yeah results from blood work will tell all. Hang in there.

[quote]rds63799 wrote:
try not to worry, that’ll just make it worse (I realise it’s not easy though).

blood work’ll get to the cause, then you’ll be able to fix it. You’ll be alright[/quote]

Ya definitely try not to stress yourself out

any gains…Is there an upside to all this

Its all mental bud, but go get bloods to check everything out.

Got my results…test is to high to determine all the results said greater than 1500 so I got a referral to see an endocrinologist…my estrogen levels are normal tho which I guess is good…

[quote]topwhop63 wrote:
Got my results…test is to high to determine all the results said greater than 1500 so I got a referral to see an endocrinologist…my estrogen levels are normal tho which I guess is good…[/quote]

Ok, this makes no sense whatsoever.

Test levels above 1500, estrogen normal, and no libido???

That’s what I said to my doctor! He thinks 2 things, 1) Very stressed, 2) my liver and kidneys are not working properly (getting tests) and my body is not filtering my blood properly and with the test so high for so long possibly having ad adverse affect. He did state I should not be having any libido problems and with my test so high he would expect to see my more aggressive in my demeanor but I am a very very laxed person…I’m lost lol

Most doctors are idiots when it comes to androgenic hormones. What was your E2 level, precisely (include range)?

And test was measured at >1500? Did you use labcorp?>

Any other tests performed?

I’ll get a print out of my results. All I know is my test was really high and estro was in normal range which shocked me. I was thinking maybe my estro was high which was causing my issues. Yes my test was greater than 1500 and it was labcorp. What’s an E2 level?

To answer other questions I am 27 and yes I had alot of strong gain that I kept most of…

E2 is the only estrogen you care about (estradiol). If you got Total Estrogens or E1 or E3, then you got the wrong test and your results don’t mean shit.

“In normal range” also doesn’t mean shit when it comes to E2 because in range /= optimal. Which is why I asked for the exact numbers.

I am pretty sure it’s normal. When I came off my first cycle my LH was almost 0, test in the shitter, E2 2-3 times too high. in 2 months everything was back in normal range (test was a little low) but I had very stunted libido. It was back to normal within a few months.

But I am very young.

Go get blood work.

did you taper any

Have my endo appt tomorrow I’m gunna request and E2 level since they did not do that the first time around. Did I taper any what?