Clomid For Men With Low Testosterone by Jeffrey Dach MD

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  1. Clomid For Men With Low Testosterone by Jeffrey Dach MD


    I got this this morning in my Enews letter.
    There is a lot of talk accross the forums about the use of Clomid I found this to be a great read it is to long to cut and paste.
    Jeffrey Dach MD Bio-Identical Hormone Blog: Clomid For Men With Low Testosterone by Jeffrey Dach MD


  2. Quote Originally Posted by pmgamer18
    I got this this morning in my Enews letter.
    There is a lot of talk accross the forums about the use of Clomid I found this to be a great read it is to long to cut and paste.
    Jeffrey Dach MD Bio-Identical Hormone Blog: Clomid For Men With Low Testosterone by Jeffrey Dach MD
    Been using modified version of this approach for several.years with drs.
    I am not a medical Dr, please keep in mind that this answer is for information purposes only, and is not intended to diagnose, treat or replace sound medical advice from your physician or health care provider.

  3. Very interesting, especially with all the additional references/included papers.

    There's no mention of some of the sides I've heard of for SERMS, however. As I understand things, SERMs can cause low libido, depression, strange emotions (eg crying during movies). Can anyone explain why exactly Clomid is more appropriate for this use than an AI? My impression is that Clomid induces higher T production by the same basic mechanism, however with the side effect of a lot more high-estrogen symptoms. I'm wondering what I'm missing.
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  4. The symptoms you describe are common with broscience doses of 50-150mg a day
    AIs dont increase test or produce it.

  5. Great article. Thanks for sharing this bro. I'm on Clomid 25mg daily as we speak.

  6. Your welcome I have about 4 guys on this but they are doing 12.5 mgs EOD some doing it everyday at the Forum I co mod at and they are doing great no sides.
    Quote Originally Posted by Sketch2000 View Post
    Great article. Thanks for sharing this bro. I'm on Clomid 25mg daily as we speak.

  7. Quote Originally Posted by pmgamer18 View Post
    Your welcome I have about 4 guys on this but they are doing 12.5 mgs EOD some doing it everyday at the Forum I co mod at and they are doing great no sides.
    I have drs I have been helping for years with patients on this for several years no issues. We had to address other issues along the way to get the full benefits of the clomid other then that many guys are dropping off TRT and running on their own levels. Taking a 1/4 of a pill m,w,f is alot better then jabbing your self with a needle or slapping on andro - goo
    I am not a medical Dr, please keep in mind that this answer is for information purposes only, and is not intended to diagnose, treat or replace sound medical advice from your physician or health care provider.

  8. Yes I know but I am not ready to try this at this stage of the game things are working good and my gut is better. Thanks to you I am feeling dam good today.
    Quote Originally Posted by The Matrix View Post
    I have drs I have been helping for years with patients on this for several years no issues. We had to address other issues along the way to get the full benefits of the clomid other then that many guys are dropping off TRT and running on their own levels. Taking a 1/4 of a pill m,w,f is alot better then jabbing your self with a needle or slapping on andro - goo

  9. Quote Originally Posted by pmgamer18 View Post
    Yes I know but I am not ready to try this at this stage of the game things are working good and my gut is better. Thanks to you I am feeling dam good today.
    Probiotics working like a charm? Which all those other people on certain forums (COUGH COUGH) who are chasing hormones levels said where a bunch of hug wash. May be one day they will see the light or maybe ...not..
    I am not a medical Dr, please keep in mind that this answer is for information purposes only, and is not intended to diagnose, treat or replace sound medical advice from your physician or health care provider.

  10. Well I don't feel fixing my gut is going to help with my hormones I am secondary yet I am sleeping much better feel much better in the morning not going #2 four times in the first hour I am up. Dam Antibody meds did this to me.
    Quote Originally Posted by The Matrix View Post
    Probiotics working like a charm? Which all those other people on certain forums (COUGH COUGH) who are chasing hormones levels said where a bunch of hug wash. May be one day they will see the light or maybe ...not..

  11. reps. great stuff bro.
    I'm just a dude chasing a dream

  12. I wonder if DAA caps would have similar effect as clomid?

  13. Been saying this on my blog this year as well...and I didnt even need a PHD to figure it out.
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  14. Quote Originally Posted by Royd The Noyd View Post
    Been saying this on my blog this year as well...and I didnt even need a PHD to figure it out.
    You didn't quote the message you were replying to; what have you been saying on your blog?

  15. Quote Originally Posted by pmgamer18
    Well I don't feel fixing my gut is going to help with my hormones I am secondary yet I am sleeping much better feel much better in the morning not going #2 four times in the first hour I am up. Dam Antibody meds did this to me.
    Younger guys i.am.getting a.huge response.from.balancing gi tract in.response to.getting them.to.restart. People.over 40 unless.rare.cases will.not.be as fortunate. Although as you are seeing how probiotics do.much more then help.gi tract. Note your e2 levels.may also.come down as well since bad bacteria drive.improper.estrogen metabolism .
    I am not a medical Dr, please keep in mind that this answer is for information purposes only, and is not intended to diagnose, treat or replace sound medical advice from your physician or health care provider.

  16. As for E2 I pray your right I think my gut has been messed up a long time but it's hard to tell when I had heartburn it turned out to be blockages to my heart and I needed heart bypass surgery. I still need one half a Aromasin 2x's / day. I will be done with the 200 billion Probiotics this Wed. and then going on the 50 billion Probiotics the next day.

    I don't think this is a fast fix I can see things getting better but is slow so I hope my E2 gets better and I need to keep an eye on my Iron levels they might get better and I might not need Iron pills.
    Quote Originally Posted by The Matrix View Post
    Younger guys i.am.getting a.huge response.from.balancing gi tract in.response to.getting them.to.restart. People.over 40 unless.rare.cases will.not.be as fortunate. Although as you are seeing how probiotics do.much more then help.gi tract. Note your e2 levels.may also.come down as well since bad bacteria drive.improper.estrogen metabolism .

  17. Quote Originally Posted by pmgamer18 View Post
    As for E2 I pray your right I think my gut has been messed up a long time but it's hard to tell when I had heartburn it turned out to be blockages to my heart and I needed heart bypass surgery. I still need one half a Aromasin 2x's / day. I will be done with the 200 billion Probiotics this Wed. and then going on the 50 billion Probiotics the next day.

    I don't think this is a fast fix I can see things getting better but is slow so I hope my E2 gets better and I need to keep an eye on my Iron levels they might get better and I might not need Iron pills.
    increasing GI absorption may help ferritin levels. People need to wake up and stop looking at hormones and look at the over all picture.
    I am not a medical Dr, please keep in mind that this answer is for information purposes only, and is not intended to diagnose, treat or replace sound medical advice from your physician or health care provider.

  18. If I understand this correctly, when one begins HRT your system can stop producing on it's own. Would it not then make sense to use Clomid to keep your system producing what it can for as long as it can?

  19. Quote Originally Posted by 53AndAging View Post
    If I understand this correctly, when one begins HRT your system can stop producing on it's own. Would it not then make sense to use Clomid to keep your system producing what it can for as long as it can?
    at 53 go with TRT do not screw around with clomid.
    I am not a medical Dr, please keep in mind that this answer is for information purposes only, and is not intended to diagnose, treat or replace sound medical advice from your physician or health care provider.

  20. And if your worried about your testis not working test your Testosterone levels you might find out they are not working anyway. Men that are not Primary meaning there testis don't work take HCG with TRT to keep there testis working.
    Quote Originally Posted by The Matrix View Post
    at 53 go with TRT do not screw around with clomid.

  21. Quote Originally Posted by pmgamer18 View Post
    And if your worried about your testis not working test your Testosterone levels you might find out they are not working anyway. Men that are not Primary meaning there testis don't work take HCG with TRT to keep there testis working.
    But be forewarned of possible huge fluctuations in e2. Why I recommend Dr start off 100 ius 2 times a week then adjust up ward.
    Getting closer to unlocking issue with finasteride. Working on multiple cases now making progress slow but getting better.
    I am not a medical Dr, please keep in mind that this answer is for information purposes only, and is not intended to diagnose, treat or replace sound medical advice from your physician or health care provider.

  22. Article confirms my own research. I use Aromasin and torem to help keep me happy.

    Switched to torem when nolvadex and clomid seemed to have very little effect on me. Let's just say that with torem...you cAn definitely tell it is working! Lol

  23. thank you for your frankness.

  24. Hmmm, this is interesting. I had a plan to come off TRT with my endo this summer using clomid and HCG. However, I lost my insurance and can't afford too now. I am 26 and have been on TRT for about 1.5yrs. My levels were in the 200's when I started. Currently taking:

    Test Cyp: 170mg/wk
    Arimidex: 1mg/eod (As of lately. .5mg/eod doesn't seem to help me at all. I had gyno surgery last year and am very sensitive to E2 fluctuations)

    I also have about 30,000ius of HCG waiting to be used. I am a little hesitant to come off using an internet protocol because I can't afford to see the doc if I need to. let alone sperm tests and blood tests. I would like to come off so I can have kids. That is the only reason why I want too, but there is no hurry to do that currently. I am also concerned about the strength and muscle loss I will experience when coming off. Thanks for the post. I am really liking this forum so far.

  25. My current physician wants me back in 30 days for retesting. The website has definitely got me thinking differently. I plan on having testing done at labcorp as mentioned in the anabolic forum. Those results will then be taken to my next appt with my GP. I'm quite sure our conversation the next time around will be quite different. If interested I can post results once they are obtained.

  26. what is your sperm count while on 170mg a week?

  27. I got it tested while around 150mg/wk after being on for about a year. They said it was "undetectable." I don't know if it's even possible to be producing nothing, but i'm pretty close to that. I'm sure 170mg/wk is not helping matters.

  28. My GF hasn't been taking birth control for over 6mo now....nothing.

  29. Quote Originally Posted by DGeez View Post
    Hmmm, this is interesting. I had a plan to come off TRT with my endo this summer using clomid and HCG. However, I lost my insurance and can't afford too now. I am 26 and have been on TRT for about 1.5yrs. My levels were in the 200's when I started. Currently taking:

    Test Cyp: 170mg/wk
    Arimidex: 1mg/eod (As of lately. .5mg/eod doesn't seem to help me at all. I had gyno surgery last year and am very sensitive to E2 fluctuations)

    I also have about 30,000ius of HCG waiting to be used. I am a little hesitant to come off using an internet protocol because I can't afford to see the doc if I need to. let alone sperm tests and blood tests. I would like to come off so I can have kids. That is the only reason why I want too, but there is no hurry to do that currently. I am also concerned about the strength and muscle loss I will experience when coming off. Thanks for the post. I am really liking this forum so far.
    There are clomiphene protocols published in legitimate journals. I wouldn't call them Internet protocols.
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  30. Quote Originally Posted by DGeez
    I got it tested while around 150mg/wk after being on for about a year. They said it was "undetectable." I don't know if it's even possible to be producing nothing, but i'm pretty close to that. I'm sure 170mg/wk is not helping matters.
    Why such a high dose of test?

  31. Quote Originally Posted by Royd The Noyd View Post
    There are clomiphene protocols published in legitimate journals. I wouldn't call them Internet protocols.
    You are correct. I've seen this idea before, and my doc was wanting to do something similar. I just meant I couldn't monitor myself correctly if I tried it because of my lack of insurance.

  32. Quote Originally Posted by lboston View Post
    Why such a high dose of test?
    I didn't think that was very high. I have seen 200mg/wk being very common these days. Do I need 170mg/wk? No. But I do prefer it over less! I have tested slightly above the high end of normal when I got my last BW. Either way, when I got my sperm tested we were still trying to find a good dose of Cyp. I started with Testim cream. Even before we settled on this dose, my sperm level was still "undetectable."

  33. When you need this much / week try doing 80 mgs E3D it works much better keeps you more level and helps keep Estraidol levels down. Dr. Shippen does this way to his self.
    Quote Originally Posted by DGeez View Post
    I didn't think that was very high. I have seen 200mg/wk being very common these days. Do I need 170mg/wk? No. But I do prefer it over less! I have tested slightly above the high end of normal when I got my last BW. Either way, when I got my sperm tested we were still trying to find a good dose of Cyp. I started with Testim cream. Even before we settled on this dose, my sperm level was still "undetectable."

  34. Thanks for sharing the link OP.

  35. That seems like a lot of poking. I like the 125 once a week and then forget about it. If I had to be tapping myself every 3 days with a needle to stay normal, I would look at other alternatives for sure. My endo wants to experiment with me and different levels of clomid after taking me off TRT for 3-4 weeks and I just feel like telling him to F off. I am in such a better place than I have been in probably 5-6 years and life just gets better. Do I want to be on something for the rest of my life- not really. Am I willing to if it is a minor inconvenience and makes me feel like I do- HELL YES.

  36. I just started with 2x's a week 80mg shots last week. Thx for the tip

  37. I have doing it every Mon and Thurs and like it better. its not really sticking yourself if you are using a insulin syringe. its just a prick. I haven't used any aniestrogens in months and haven't needed them

  38. I've tried the insulin route and it just takes too long to pull and inject with that tiny needle for my taste. If it worked well, I would definitely do that.

  39. Quote Originally Posted by kisaj
    I've tried the insulin route and it just takes too long to pull and inject with that tiny needle for my taste. If it worked well, I would definitely do that.
    Draw with big one shoot with small one whole process take about a minute. 170 mgs is more then.i.like.to.see majority of recommendations i give to Drs is 40 mgs 2 times a week then i start back filing all the other issues commonly.over looked in trt. Dr and their patients have been very pleased with results. This is the future of medicine. I m being introduced to the owner of the human genome project in a few weeks. Should be interesting.
    I am not a medical Dr, please keep in mind that this answer is for information purposes only, and is not intended to diagnose, treat or replace sound medical advice from your physician or health care provider.

  40. Really? I guess I never even looked to see that the needle removes from an insulin syringe and the pull is the part I could not wait for. Hell, that thing is nothing, so I am going to check it out.

    I do great on 125ml a week and have little fluctuation. I wonder if I would do even better on 60 twice a week.
  

  
 

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