1. T

    Quest Diagnostics - Estradiol Range is Inadequate

    See attached. I recentlay had bloodwork done, and my Ultrasensitive Estradiol came back at a 4. Typically, I would say this is low, however, they showed a range of <29. Accroding to them this was in the “Green” zone, and I am good to go. I am not buying it. What are your thoughts? I wasn’t...
  2. T

    Estrogen - Ejaculation

    Question - has anyone found there to be a correlation between the amount of fluid released during ejaculation, and estrogen levels?
  3. J

    Low T a Risk Factor for Covid-19

    A study evaluated the risk factors of men admitted to a hospital in Germany for Covid-19 and found that one factor is low testosterone levels. This run contrary to recent discussion in the media where it has been argued that testosterone raises the risk for Covid-19. The preprint is on MedRxiv...
  4. michaelser88

    Something went really wrong...need some help

    Hi Guys! I hope somebody can help in my situation because i really dont understand what happened and what i have to do.. :/ So my story: I made a big mistake last year november i did 2 month hcg monotherapy, that means eod 200iu hcg... I noticed pain in my breast... It develoled gyno.. I tried...
  5. A

    Role of Estrogen in Human Thyroid function

    Role of Estrogen in Human Thyroid function The purpose of this post is to tell you that too much estrogen has a profound affect on not just Thyroid Binding globulin but also thyroid function in general. This could be from endogenous sources,plastics,or as in one study it was meat with heavy...
  6. R

    Looking for TRT docs in Toronto

    I'm 60. Been on TRT about 9 months. I almost non existent sex drive, difficulty maintaining erections. Local GP and several endocrinologists all said basically I need TRT but my tests were not quite low enough, nothing they could do legally. One told me to go to a local gym, find the biggest guy...
  7. G

    Does Pregnenolone and/or DHEA raise testosterone or estrogen levels?

    I’m curious as I have just begun taking 25mgs Pregnenolone from Empower pharmacy daily. I might be crazy but when I started DHEA I think my testosterone levels went up slightly. I’m wondering if I’ll have to lower my daily testosterone injection dose. Any thoughts or personal experience would be...
  8. J

    Why the Coronavirus Seems to Hit Men Harder Than Women...Estrogen Levels?

    Maybe one more reason to let your Estrogen levels rise when doing TRT. Although men and women have been infected in roughly equal numbers, researchers found, the death rate among men was 2.8 %, compared with 1.7% among women.... could Estrogen levels be the key to the difference? Link To...
  9. B

    Muscle weakness and joint pain.

    Hello, I used To be a avid bodybuilder now on trt (20mg daily test enanthate no ai). A symptom I’ve been dealing with for awhile is muscle weakness and joint pain. My muscles are fatigued easily (they burn right away from exertion) and my muscle contractions are poor (there soft even when...
  10. T

    Started Nandrolone.

    Hello Everyone, I've posted here a few times, and I've been following for a little over a year. I've really struggled to feel good on test since my first three week honeymoon on cream ended. The struggle seems to be E related and I will pass through days with good results, but for the most...
  11. S

    Any Dangers in Skipping a Few Days of Progesterone?

    My wife and I are traveling for the next 5 days. She takes Estrogen cream nightly and 50mg of Progesterone. She packed the estrogen but left the progesterone on the table. Just wondering if anyone knows if its safe to skip the progesterone for 5 days and just take the Estrogen. Conversely she...
  12. L

    AI side effects?

    I had a question regarding the side effects of AI’a and can’t seem to find a consistent consensus regarding side effects. I am aware that there can be side effects from the usage of AIs, from my understanding the sides are from crashing estradiol to an unhealthy level. Most of the negatives...
  13. K

    In a mild panic, did I just OD on anastrazole?

    So, funny story. (For those that aren’t me lol) I keep my Arimidex on the left, viagra on the right. Evidently during cleaning my wife swapped them not knowing. I took 3 and thought man, I’m getting low. (I wasn’t but hindsight - wrong bottle) so I’m aware the dosage for full blown cancer...
  14. K

    Are Estrogen Levels in Men Increasing in Recent Decades Due to Environmental and Other Causes?

    We know that men in the modern age are bombarded with estrogens and estrogenic chemicals from every direction in food, water, medications, environment, and products. Which leads me to wonder: what is actually an acceptable testosterone and estrogen level for men? Testosterone levels have been...
  15. T

    Stopped my AI...

    Good Morning Everyone, I've been using an AI at various doses over the last year for estrogen management without much success. 12 days ago, I stopped taking my AI, and I don't really feel any better or worse. I am on the emotional side, but that happened occasionally while taking the AI. I...
  16. Vince Carter

    The impossible Whopper...with a side of Estrogen, please.

    Stangle: Impossible burgers are made of what? ...discuss:
  17. T

    AI micro dose

    What is the lowest dose you have tried?
  18. E

    When does estrogen become a concern?

    I'm so confused with all the conflicting information out there. A few years ago it was an indisputable fact that estrogen had to be 22-30 or you'd feel like shit and have ED and gyno. Now I'm reading everywhere that you should just let estrogen go completely unchecked unless its over like 70 or...
  19. C

    What is Optimal Estradiol Range for Libido/Erection

    Before I started testosterone my erections were weak. Viagra was my best friend. When I started injecting testosterone my erections and libido increased. But is there a way to make it better? I keep hearing people say that high estradiol increases libido/erections. Other places say high...
  20. J

    Can’t get balanced

    Been on TRT for about 3 months now and it has been a roller coaster to say the least. I started on 125 a week split up on Monday and Thursday of each week. Also with HCG and .25 of an AI on injection days. started having bad palpitations and hot flushes. Had me double up on AI and it tanked my...
  21. N

    Flaxseed milk and Phytoestrogens

    Well, long story short... I switched to flaxseed milk a month ago for the extra 3000mg omega 3’s daily.... been having a really bad acne breakout for about two weeks. In the past I learned high e2 gives me horrible acne... looks like I’m switching back to regular or almond milk.
  22. T

    Upper limit for estrogen?

    Guys, is there an upper limit for estrogen aromatization? Do receptors get saturated at some point and level off with testosterone still climbing? What I'm asking is can we beat high estrogen by supraphysiological levels of testosterone and maintaining a good ratio? If my E2 is 72 with test...
  23. S

    Cialis effect on estrogen

    I've been recovering from crashing my E2 2 weeks ago, and obviously while I can't really get an erection like normal, I reach for the Cialis to get me by. Not a big deal, except I've noticed it seems to make me feel like crap (sore muscles, low energy, poor mood) about a day after taking it, and...
  24. Vince Carter

    I measured testosterone and estradiol on TRT at 8, 12, and 28 hours

    16mg/D Cyp @ 4AM 8hrs post injection (12Noon) TT 928 FT 214.6(H) E2 14 E standard 7 Free E 0.16 12hrs post injection (4PM) TT 1086(H) FT 311.4(H) E2 17 E standard 22 Free E 0.53(H) 28hrs post injection (830AM) TT 1036 FT 312.8 E2 24 E standard 11 Free...
  25. xqfq

    Study: Different Effects of Estrogen and Progesterone on Experimental Atherosclerosis in a Female Versus Male Rabbits

    Hey everyone, I wanted to point out this interesting study I found: "Different Effects of Estrogen and Progesterone on Experimental Atherosclerosis in Female Versus Male Rabbits" In the study, the researchers nuked the hormones of groups of male and female rabbits, then gave both groups...
  26. G

    Nocturnal Penile Tumescence on Cycle?

    Hi all. I am a 47 year old male with 20 years of anabolic steroid use/abuse in my history. During the years i have noticed that Estrogen/Estrogen management will affect my erections, but i am not sure on what the problem is, since hormonal bloodwork is not covered in Denmark where medical is...
  27. C

    Frequent urination

    I have recently develops frequent urination again, last time I had it was due to low e2 I believe. Here are my labs on 40 mg test 2x a week 360 iu hcg 3x a week Total T: 783 (362-916) Free T: 15.7 (9-26) E2 sens: 24 (8-35) SHBG: 53 (15-55) TSH: 2.1 (.45-4.5) DHEA-S: 346 (138-475) PSA: .9 I...
  28. T


    I've struggled with estrogen management since I began trt about a year ago. I've always injected Sub-Q and the research supports T levels through Sub-Q. However, at my Wit's end I decided to begin injecting in my deltoid about 2 weeks ago. It's really made a big difference in my estrogen side...
  29. S

    Natesto Trial Complete - Back to Injections

    I am just finishing my fourth month of Natesto therapy and am calling the experiment complete. I am going back to injections. My goal was to see if I could restart my HPTA which was a common occurrence in the extended clinical trials but my FSH and LH are still unreadable. I would give it...
  30. C

    Managing E2 without the use of AI: Suggestions?

    I am on the following: -40 mg test-c 2x weekly -500 iu HCG 2x weekly I recently discontinued my ai as it makes me feel very bad even at just .125 mg and brings my e2 to low 20s. I have a high SHBG, historically around 55-65 (15-55) and my Total T runs around 1100 with free T anywhere between...
  31. C

    A Few questions on HCG to maintain fertility

    I didn't want to bombard the thread that Dr Saya posted those two case studies on HCG dosing so I figured I would start my own to ask a few Q's. I am going to consult with Dr. Saya when my next appointment comes in a month but I wanted to see what you all thought as well (plus it's free to ask...