depression

  1. Nelson Vergel

    Nitrous Oxide: Low dose of laughing gas can help patients with major depression

    "A previous study showed that laughing gas improved depression symptoms one day after treatment. In the new study, the researchers wanted to see whether those effects were long-lasting and whether a lower dose could work as well. To do this, they recruited 24 patients with TRMD, who were...
  2. J

    Depression and feeling poor after masturbation but not after sex

    All, I have friend who states that after orgasm from masturbation, will feel depressed, crappy, etc, but doesn't after orgasm during intercourse. He also asks about his refractory period. He states : "Vulnerable question -- does anybody else have a pretty severe refractory period? If so, have...
  3. T

    Anxiety and Depression increased since starting TRT

    I am on my 4th week of TRT. My testosterone was at 265 from a GP lab. Started at 150, 50 3/week. I was having high anxiety on injection day so this week I started 30 EOD. My anxiety and depression is worse than when I started. I am now second guessing using TRT. Should I continue and get labs in...
  4. T

    High rT3, low T3 and depression: study

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3246784/ "Patients with thyroid disorders are more prone to develop depressive symptoms and conversely depression may be accompanied by various subtle thyroid abnormalities. Traditionally, the most commonly documented abnormalities are elevated T4...
  5. T

    Anybody using antidepressants with TRT? Similar to tramadol?

    I found that tramadol has a profound effect on my mood. It works by increasing serotonin, norepinephrine as well as working on one type of opioid receptor. Does anybody know of a similar AD?
  6. W

    Iodine and Thyroid

    This happened years ago and again in the last couple of weeks, so may be helpful for some. Various times in my life I have had depression and even after getting hormones tuned up there has been some nagging mild depression that creeps up. My T4 and T3 levels look good, but my TSH has sometimes...
  7. E

    Complete apathy/depression from too high E2?

    I started TRT 5 weeks ago on 24mg/day subcutaneous injections of Test C (168mg/week). My doc put me on a relatively high dose because my SHBG is very high (maybe 2-3 standard deviations out of range), so much so that despite having naturally high TT levels, my FT was in the dumpster all the way...
  8. N

    Depression and anxiety on TRT week 5 after great start.

    I've been on TRT for almost 5 weeks (started the 5th week last monday). I didn't feel much during the first 3 weeks, but at the beginning of the 4th week I started feeling much better. Very focused and clear of mind in a way I'd never experienced before. I've had brain fog my entire life and...
  9. M

    4 weeks into TRT, feeling worse/mood crashes.

    Hey folks, I’ve been on 100mg Test-C 1x/wk for 4 weeks now. For the first 2-3 weeks I was feeling great overall, sense of wellbeing was way up, energetic, more motivated in the gym... just really doing well. The last couple of days have been... not that. I take my Test-C Thursday evening or...
  10. S

    New User, Looking for advice, Questions about HCG, Thyroid, DHEA, etc.

    At age 33, After years of depression, anxiety, fatigue, weight gain, sleep problems, ed, etc. I convinced my doctor to test my hormones. I was specifically interested in my Cortisol levels due to prolonged profound amounts of physical anxiety. The results of what he tested were; Total...
  11. A

    Feeling emotionally flat?

    Taking my e2 from 72 to 11 and switching to Ed injections has done wonders for my anxiety panic attacks, I no longer feel anxious or emotional! I still have a dead sex drive? should I keep increasing my dose to see where I feel best at(been on this protocol for almost 6 weeks) I wanna see how...
  12. A

    E2 in range no drive!

    The doctor put me on .5 mg of armidex Ed and my e2 went from 72 to 11 on a sensitive test! Range (8-28) my sex drive is still zero! I’m on daily prop injections of 15 mg Ed! someone recommended raising the dose to 175 mg should I?
  13. D

    Nandrolone (Deca Durabolin): Effect on Lab Tests

    PARTICIPATION NEEDED! Of those EM members that have taken nandrolone or are currently taking nandrolone alongside their TRT, we are conducting a small ExcelMale study to help determine the effect that nandrolone has on Total Testosterone, E2, Prolactin, SHBG, free T, and DHT while taking TRT...
  14. A

    Thinking about taking my life because of ED!

    I am really fed up with life! I haven’t masturbated in almost 12 months! My libido is non existence my brain is foggy my dick is numb!my anxiety is that of a womanI keep reading about how some people never get there sex drive back on trt! It’s over for me! I’ve taking three doses of .5 armidex...
  15. A

    When should ai start working?

    Took two doses of .5 Adex day after t shot and not feeling much! On 62.5 e3d, I did a tren test cycle before someone told me my prolactin can still be elevated have the opportunity to get some caber should I add it?
  16. A

    Is Marriage for Me? Seeking input from guys.

    Hey guys thanks for looking at my post. I have a fiance and shes amazing and wonderful and I love her to death the problem is I am dreading marriage life and feel like my life is over. I don't sleep with her that well. She falls asleep very easily unlike myself and I dread once having kids...
  17. A

    Extremely high e2?

    Just got my bloodwork had Ed for months! My e2 sensitive came back at 72! What would a good ai dose be? Have Arimidex on deck! On 125 mg of test!
  18. A

    Dhea and trt?

    Added 50 mg of Dhea on Sunday! And I have been sleeping like crazy,I feel a lot more aggressive in the gym,and improved mood! But my dick still feels numb and dosent stay hard for long, my sex drive is non existent! Should I lower or up Dhea dose heard of people getting better results with 100...
  19. D

    Nandrolone Experiences

    Hey everyone. I wanted to get input on what people's experiences with nandrolone have been, whether prescribed in low doses for joint pain, cachexia or just simply wanting to put on size. I have been prescribed nandrolone for the past year for joint pain through the Baylor College of Medicine...
  20. M

    Anyone have luck coming off TRT?

    I’m 47 years olds and suffered a depressive episode about 2 years ago. I was cycled through several Anti-depressants over several months and none worked. My testosterone was checked on 2 separate days in the morning and was found to be in the mid to low 100 range. I was started on TRT 1 year...
  21. I

    Chronic depression, fatigue, no libido all of my life

    Hello ! I'm 33 years old. I've chronic fatigue, depression and no libido (and no morning erections. Erections are good if I get horny.) all of my life. I often feel nervous too much and experience anxiety (including social. I'm an introvert). I have apathy which progresses with time. Also I...
  22. H

    UARS, suspecting ADHD. TRT uncovered dissatisfaction with my job

    I believe something happened what I was afraid off. After starting TRT I became more and more dissatisfied with my job as time went on. In June I turned 35 and a mid life crisis hit me, I wanna retire, go to a gym, talk to women, but I have enough savings to last only two years without touching...
  23. M

    New to the site. Current symptoms and findings. What should I expect?

    Realized this post was a bit long. I've summarized up top. Details further down. QUICK VERSION: Been feeling like crap for 3 months. Have had numerous expensive doc / specialist appointments, imaging scans, blood tests, and more tests, tests, testsssss etc with normal results. I saw doc on...
  24. S

    Having trouble fighting off depression ~8 weeks in, suggestions?

    Hey guys, rewrote this post to be easier to follow. Started on TRT in mid June to help with libido, erection, mood, confidence and energy issues I've had for years. I have a pituitary tumor and treatments relative to that had not been helpful at all. I "tried" TRT before this - that is, I was...
  25. I

    Low T and my 10 year journey through treatment

    Ok fellas I have decided to post my detailed journey here for the benefit of anyone who may find themselves in a similar situation. It's long so be warned. Happy to answer questions on whatever I can for you. Into my mid-20s I had still not needed to shave my face (having done so only in the...
  26. Nelson Vergel

    FDA OKs Cervella, a Brain Stimulator for Insomnia, Anxiety, Depression

    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a cranial electrotherapy stimulator (Cervella, Innovative Neurological Devices) for treatment of anxiety, depression, and insomnia, the company has announced. Cervella, which requires a prescription, delivers micro pulses of electrical...
  27. Vince

    The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new nasal spray for the treatment of severe depression.

    The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new nasal spray for the treatment of severe depression. On Tuesday, the government agency announced Spravato nasal spray, also known as esketamine, can now be used "for the treatment of depression in adults who have tried other antidepressant...
  28. Z

    Alcohol - Depressed and Weak Following Binge

    So yes, there are post on this forum about alcohol and TRT. But nothing I could find in this forum and nothing specific to mine. Anyways I have been pretty dialed in the last 3 weeks, it took almost 2 months to get there. The other day I went out with my buddy and got pretty drunk. Had like 5...
  29. J

    Testosterone and depression ..Dr. Mark Gordon

    In a podcast, Dr. Gordon made this remark which I think may be worthy of discussion in light of some guys wanting to go on testosterone as a monotherapy. "...we used to get patients coming to us who are on testosterone four to six months later. They say, you know doc at the beginning of...
  30. S

    Hypogonadism (Low Testosterone) or Depression - How to Differentiate

    There are many common symptoms in depression and hypogonadism, especially those subjective, my question is how do physicians know when hypogonadism causes depression, and when depression causes hypogonadal symptoms?
  31. Nelson Vergel

    People with depression use language differently – here’s how to spot it

    We know that rumination (dwelling on personal problems) and social isolation are common features of depression. However, we don’t know whether these findings reflect differences in attention or thinking style. Does depression cause people to focus on themselves, or do people who focus on...
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