testosterone

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    Anyone doing better off trt long term?

    I wanted to post this to see if anyone has quit trt and been off long term. I’ve struggled for years on trt and have tried quitting twice but the withdrawals are horrendous. I’ve been shut down nearly a decade with less than two months on hcg total. I’m generally healthy and on no medications...
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    been on trt 3 years, need more now?

    Ive been on trt for 3 years. I responded really well to trt. Sexual functioning, muscle gain, energy boost all came quickly after starting. After getting dialed in from 160mg to 140mg/week, 2 injections a week, things went swimmingly for a while. My T on my labs averaged right around 1000...
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    Clomid and sarms

    I am a 57 year old fitness buff. I have been using Clomid mono-therapy 25mg eod for 4.5 years. I feel fantastic and I am in the best shape of my life. Last time my blood was checked my testosterone was 1372 with free test at 33. My question is this, as a strength training fanatic, I am...
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    Wonderings Journey

    Fairly new here, thought I’d start a log detailing my journey and hopefully my progress. I am 49 (hard to believe), developed issues young. Minor issues in my early 20s and major sexual dysfunction around 26 years old. One thing that stands out from my earliest issues was having some ED when my...
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    Testosterone Compound Cream Absorption / Labs / Ect

    Morning Gents, So I have been running Empower RX Compound cream for I guess a little over a year now Id say. Mine is 200mg/ml and I just do one click. From my understanding absorption was only around 10%, but pharmacist today said you absorb most of it? Thoughts? All the time I thought I'd be...
  6. AndrogenHacker

    ExcelMale and the "Top 10 Testosterone Websites"

    I wrote an article on my website AndrogenHacker that reviews what I feel are the 10 best testosterone websites online in 2019. Keep in mind, they are not ranked in any way. It's just a list. Also, I spoke with Nelson about posting this here because I didn't want to come off as a spam happy...
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    Dr Jack Kruse...

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    Muscle Sparing Effect of Testosterone While Dieting

    I think this effect has been known in the bodybuilding community for some time, but it's good to have a study to back it up. The study was funded by the Department of Defence. "The research reported in this publication is supported by the Collaborative Research to Optimize Warfighter Nutrition...
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    Benefits of Testosterone for Post-menopausal Women

    A recent meta-analysis looked at the benefits and risks of testosterone therapy for postmenopausal women and concluded it was a safe and effective way to increase libido. The summary is available online, here is the conclusion : Testosterone is effective for postmenopausal women with low sexual...
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    Total Testosterone vs Free Testosterone and how they relate to Hematocrit

    I've been on testosterone cypionate for about a year. For the first half of the year, I was on 150 mg/wk divided into two doses a week. I did these Intramuscular. For the last 6 months, I've stayed at the same dosage, but switched to SubQ injections. With the SubQ injections, I'm on a protocol...
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    Study Finds Increased Risk of CVD from TRT

    A newly published study found an increased risk of stroke and myocardial infarction from testosterone replacement therapy. The risk was elevated for the first two years of treatment, suggesting that there is a subpopulation at risk, presumably those with existing heart disease. The journal...
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    Tru T calculator - what is the range?

    Labcorp 'normal' range for Free T is 6.8 - 21.5. Obviously, the Tru T calculator produces much different results. For example, on a recent test, my Labcorp Free T was 27.7. The Tru T measure yielded 46. This begs the question, what is the ideal range using the Tru T method. I saw in some...
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    Can You Restart Solely & only with Nolvadex (Tamoxifen)?

    Hi there guys been on TRT for 1 year now exactly & member here a while 2months on Testosterone cream twice daily morning & night, and 10 months of that on Sustanon Injections I am drained quite financially monthly for TRT and i decided to give a full 8 weeks 2 months restart a shot, just simple...
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    Does adding AI increase T ?

    if AI (arimidix) stops the conversion of T to E, does that means higher T ? tried to search the forum couldn't find any answer, seems like a basic question :P
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    Gynecomastia and T dosage

    Even though I inject just 25mg EOD, I have a gyno (moderate) and I had been leaner before TRT. Does it mean that I still need to inject less? Does gyno=excess T dosage? p.s. sensitive E2 test is not available here
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    Lost Empire Herbs

    I've been watching this guy on Youtube and he seems to have some novel ideas, especially about thyroid and testosterone regulation with pine pollen and tongkat ali. Who has experience with them? Is the extra cost worth it?
  17. Pacman

    How long after the T injection are T levels the highest?

    I am asking about all three most common esters: cypionate, enanthate, propionate; because I know that the peak happens all at different times post-inection for all three of those... Generally speaking, I always do blood tests when my T levels are lowest (the day of my injection before I inject)...
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    Cypionate Dose Reduction

    I have posted a few times about my challenges with e2 management. Well, I gave up trying to dial in with Arimidex, and decided to reduce my dose. My first reduction was from 140 to around 120. It wasn’t fun, but I managed. After 6 weeks my e2 was still running hot, so I went down to about 100 a...
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    HCG Dose Question

    I've been on TRT since 2013 and I started at 250iu's of HCG twice a week and my testicles got softer and started shrinking. I immediately added a third shot (so now I was up to 250iu's on M-W-F) and it was fine. I then tried 150iu's per day and that went well too. I then read about fertility...
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