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PCT after 6 Months of TRT

Hello, I see a few threads regarding this topic, but I’d like to submit another one to answer some specific questions I have.

Basically, started TRT via a clinic back in June of this year (2021). Started at 120mg Test C per week. Eventually the doc bumped me to 140 then 160. Eventually I started experiences heavy anxiety and ED in August (while at 140mg) and serious emotional ups and downs since then. So, I decided to jump off. The doc told me they don’t prescribe PCT’s and said I can just cold turkey come off and I’ll be fine. Obviously I expected this answer so last week I had delivered 20,000 IU’s of HCG, and plenty of clomid and nolva.

My T levels before TRT were high 500’s and I felt fine. I’m 28 and I started to prep for a triathlon and boxing matches I have this winter. Not the best of ideas, but now I know. I’m hoping for a quick recovery so I can continue my training.

My last pin was 10 days ago. I feel much better already.

Questions:

Can I just do Nolva or do I need to do Clomid as well?
How much HCG if any?
Do I need to use arimidex?

Here is a short history of my labs:

June 2021 (pre-TRT)

Test: 550 NG/DL
E2: 17 NG/DL
All other labs in the normal range

August 2021

Test: 810 NG/DL
E2: 19 NG/DL
All other labs (including prolactin) within the normal range

October 2021

Test: 680 NG/DL
E2: 36 NG/DL (almost high) (felt like total shit here) (prolactin was normal)
LH and FSH almost at the low mark (to be expected)

HPTA Restart- Easy Guide

Jump to part 2 (in the link above) as youve already committed

Part 1 might be overkill anyway as others point out. It’s more of a luxury if you have time to plan. Tweak to suit your own opinions on what is optimal. Good luck!

You more than likely do not need a PCT. I was able to recover normal HPTA functionality after only 4.5 weeks of stopping TRT cold turkey after 2.5 years on TRT.

You didn’t even has secondary hypogonadism, so I don’t see you taking very long to bounce back. If you really want to do a PCT, start with HCG 300-400iu daily X 14 days, followed by Clomid 25mg daily X 28 days.

Just pick one
HCG for 3-4 weeks before starting the SERM
No

what are your LH and FSH levels looking like. Im surprised theyre so low considering your test looks good

Then why did you start TRT?

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