I know this topic would have been discussed to death, but mainly for people wanting to reduce hemoglobin & hematocrit by doing donations
My question is for Testosterone levels, does doing a donation affect T levels?
I did a donation a couple weeks back, done a blood test and T levels came back about 40% higher than I was getting before, I haven’t changed my injection cycles and I’ve gone from having 17nmol/L to around 24nmol/:L (range is 9-30)
This could be something else, but thought I’d check if donations can have any impact on blood T levels are the numbers accurate
The donation I did was a standard size donation, it wasn’t double red cell or anything special
I did find an article online that said if men have too much iron stored in the body, then a blood donation which reduced iron levels could make the body also produce more Test - however on my blood tests my iron levels look normal although this is the first donation I’ve done in 10 years