Low Test (Male 32)
- 04-17-2013, 02:38 PM
The thing is, you don't necessarily want to go on TRT if you haven't ruled out other variables first. Being on TRT myself and going through a long process to rule things out before committing, I will say that no doctor should be putting someone on test because of one low lab.
But, if you need it, I say dive in no matter what your age. The difference it will make is unreal and you'll wonder why you waited.
- 04-18-2013, 09:57 AM
Ok I've got another question. Do you need to take an AI while on TRT on either the gel or shots? Thanks.
- 04-18-2013, 02:33 PM
Not if you get your protocol right. Many of us have moved to twice weekly injections at a lower dose and avoid any e2 issues.
04-23-2013, 12:30 PM
Insurance company denied the prescription unless I go see an Endo. Appointment tomorrow. This is why healthcare is so messed up in the USA. All I want is to feel normal again.
04-23-2013, 03:05 PM
05-02-2013, 01:50 PM
Just another update here - I had to get another test done because my most recent one was above 300 (it was 320) and my insurance company required 2 tests below 300. The third test put me at 145. Yikes.
I finally was able to pick up my prescription today my insurance covered all but $10 bucks. Here is to hoping I can feel normal again! Sorry to any guy that has to go through this process. What a pain in the ass.
05-02-2013, 11:11 PM
05-06-2013, 11:10 AM
Yes. I finally got a prescription of 2 pumps of 1.62 Androgel. I have been on it for 4 days now and I feel much better already in the morning. I still seem to crash out around 5pm, but I hear it takes a few weeks to build all the way up in my system. I am getting bloodwork done in another 7 weeks to see what my levels have gone up too.
I hear conflicting reports on if the injections or Androgel is better (for DHT). What do you all think?
05-06-2013, 11:58 AM
05-07-2013, 10:03 AM
To be honest I am not sure. I am relatively new to this and trying to get caught up as quickly as possible. I hear some people say DHT is good and some say it is bad. It is confusing.
Would it be better to get the injections? I worry because I have a 18 month old baby that wants to be held when I get home from work. It is 6-8 hours after I apply but it still freaks me out.
05-07-2013, 10:17 AM
05-07-2013, 12:04 PM
Similar Forum Threads
- By krr61186 in forum Male Anti-Aging MedicineReplies: 3Last Post: 02-07-2012, 10:20 PM
- By slimchancejw in forum Male Anti-Aging MedicineReplies: 13Last Post: 08-16-2011, 10:41 PM
- By soccer87 in forum Male Anti-Aging MedicineReplies: 20Last Post: 01-04-2011, 08:24 AM
- By Neversaydie in forum SupplementsReplies: 28Last Post: 10-10-2008, 02:17 PM
- By Sanosuke in forum AnabolicsReplies: 4Last Post: 11-21-2002, 09:08 PM