I know it seems like a stupid question, but bear with me. After a cycle, we undergo PCT to aid in the recovery of our HPTA. But what, exactly, constitutes full recovery? Labs back to, or close to, their original levels? Libido? A month of 40/40/20/20 Nolva? Plump nuts and a sack that sways to and fro?
The reason I ask is because I recently finished a 6 week cycle and had blood drawn 2 weeks into PCT. My test came back higher than my pre-cycle baseline, my FSH and LH came back in range, and I feel great.
So, have I recovered? Or is the Nolva just driving my LH and FSH by acting as an anti-estrogen in the pituitary? Would cessation of Nolva right now cause my T, LH, and FSH levels to drop or once their within range will they stay there?
I'm not looking for certainty as I'll follow up with bloodtests, but was wondering what other, experienced posters thought.