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Testogel for Low Testosterone

Hi there. I got some questions if you guys dont mind. First, to clear it up, im 20 years old and got no facial hair, general low muscle strength/mass and i did’nt get much out of my training. Im also taking medications for depression. When i was 14-15 i was pretty short compared to my peers, and had not reached puberty yet.

Because of that, i got sent to my doctor, who when sent me to a specialist. There i was given shots of testosteron/grow hormones? to kick start my puberty. That worked quite well.

So a while ago i decided to get blood work done, as i suspected that my testosteron levels were low. As the tests showed, my levels were low, but not so low that i could get sent to a specialist, as i got declined twice. My levels were at 13, in the normal range of 9-35.

As i was not pleased with having no facial hair and slow resaults of my training, i went to my new doctor, as i just have moved to another city. After talking to him, we decided to try out testogel 50 mg/day, and compare the bloodwork in a month.

So now you got the backstory, my questions are following:

  • How fast will the testosteron levels claim higher
  • Will i notice something right away? Facial hair etc.

Thanks for answers. I know 50mg is not a lot, and its beside the point to be honest. I just want normal high levels, as i have read and heard it has many positive effects.

Facial hair growth does not have much to do with how much testosterone someone produces. Maximum maintainable muscle mass would be related to testosterone but at 20, you wouldn’t know how much muscle you can potentially carry.

Do you eat enough dietary fat?

The word is ‘climb’ not ‘claim’, btw.

I drink two litre of milk/Chocolate milk every day, if thats what you mean. I also eat alot of chicken. I know that you could have no facial hair at all and still have high levels of testosterone, but when my levels are low it seems logical that it has a connection. My father has alot of facial hair, too.

[quote]Pete2089 wrote:
I drink two litre of milk/Chocolate milk every day, if thats what you mean. I also eat alot of chicken. I know that you could have no facial hair at all and still have high levels of testosterone, but when my levels are low it seems logical that it has a connection. My father has alot of facial hair, too. [/quote]

OK… before i give a serious reply to the first post:

You should be aware (you SHOULD already be aware that is…) at 20 MOST kids (as in the majority) have considerably less bodily/facial hair than men in their 40’s.

To the question asking how much dietary fats you consume you reply with Chocolate Milk and chicken?

Are you joking?

Anyway… it is clear you are very young (for your age) and have little understanding of secondary sex characteristics - dont feel bad, they teach fuck all at school.

let me read the first post and see if there is anything i can suggest - or at least if i can set your mind at ease.

No that isn’t what I meant by dietary fat.

I’m talking about omega 3s, essential fatty acids, mono and polyunsaturated fat, saturated fat…

I am not English, so excuse my bad gramar. J-J, You dont know about how mature i am, so please dont comment on that.

I cleary misunderstud what you meant by Fats, yes, i take Omega 3 supplement. I also take multivitamins.

[quote]Pete2089 wrote:
Hi there. I got some questions if you guys dont mind. First, to clear it up, im 20 years old and got no facial hair, general low muscle strength/mass and i did’nt get much out of my training. Im also taking medications for depression. When i was 14-15 i was pretty short compared to my peers, and had not reached puberty yet.

Because of that, i got sent to my doctor, who when sent me to a specialist. There i was given shots of testosteron/grow hormones? to kick start my puberty. That worked quite well.

So a while ago i decided to get blood work done, as i suspected that my testosteron levels were low. As the tests showed, my levels were low, but not so low that i could get sent to a specialist, as i got declined twice. My levels were at 13, in the normal range of 9-35.

As i was not pleased with having no facial hair and slow resaults of my training, i went to my new doctor, as i just have moved to another city. After talking to him, we decided to try out testogel 50 mg/day, and compare the bloodwork in a month.

So now you got the backstory, my questions are following:

  • How fast will the testosteron levels claim higher
  • Will i notice something right away? Facial hair etc.

Thanks for answers. I know 50mg is not a lot, and its beside the point to be honest. I just want normal high levels, as i have read and heard it has many positive effects.

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You have ‘read’ that high normal levels of TESTOSTERONE has many positive effects? Where did you read that drivel?

Anyway, your level will begin rising within the day, but of course this wont be noticeable immediately.
I have no idea as to the rate it rises as i dont know the absorbtion rate, bioavailability or half life of that product.

I would honestly say, dont worry about it - just wait and see.

Hair, muscle etc all take TIME to grow, so no - you will NOT see growth of hair immediately, honestly you may never.
It is absolutely possible you never have a massive amount of hair.
I am not particularly hairy and trust me my T level is higher than most :wink:

As the level of the hormone begins to build in your system over the following weeks, you should begin to notice psychological effects first, physical effects take some time to present as i said, structures (like hair) take time (and ingredients - the chocolate milk and chicken will undoubtedly help) to build.

You would be better off posting in the over 35 forum as they have a lot of experience with TRT - whereas here we focus on performance enhancement.

(Not really that we cant help, but that this forum is a little unsuitable for you in topic).

I would like to ask you a question or two:

How long have you been training with heavy free weights?

What kind of symptoms presented themselves that led to your being on anti-depressants at just 20?

(also depending on the method of delivery, 50mg of test a day IS actually quite a lot. Significantly higher than the 10mg endogenously produced. As i said though, i dont know the bioavailability for such products, i THINK technically it is very very high, but due to sweat, oils, clothes etc it is reduced significantly).

best.

[quote]Pete2089 wrote:
I am not English, so excuse my bad gramar. J-J, You dont know about how mature i am, so please dont comment on that.

I cleary misunderstud what you meant by Fats, yes, i take Omega 3 supplement. I also take multivitamins. [/quote]

I wasn’t talking about social maturity child.

[quote]Pete2089 wrote:
I am not English, so excuse my bad gramar. J-J, You dont know about how mature i am, so please dont comment on that.

I cleary misunderstud what you meant by Fats, yes, i take Omega 3 supplement. I also take multivitamins. [/quote]

Taking an omega 3 supplement still says nothing about your overall fat intake. If you take omega 3 in a pill (you didn’t even care to mention how much) but don’t eat any other good fat you aren’t doing yourself any favors.

If you aren’t going to put a little more effort into giving the necessary information you aren’t going to get many helpful replies.

Aah! :stuck_out_tongue:

Thanks alot for the information. For the record, the gel i take is 50mg in 5 grams. I apply it on both shoulders. I dont know if all the 50mg get absorbed? I have only used it for 2 days, so i guess i have to be more patient. I have taken antideps for about 5 years if i remember right, for OCD and depression.

Edit: I take the recomended dose of 2 pills.