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  1. Hi guys, I've been on TRT now for several months. 200 mg / week of Test C with 1 mg / week of Anastrozole (Arimidex). I inject and ingest together twice a week; I cut the weekly dosage in half for each dosing. I'm under the supervision of an MD and get my blood work done every 10 weeks. Everything is fine. My estrogen, progesterone, prolactin, lipids, etc. are all normal. Some are at the high end of normal, but normal nonetheless. The only exception is my free testosterone which is twice the high end of normal. Within the past few days, I've begun experiencing numbness in my extremities. Specifically, I've experienced numbness in my fingers and lower lip. My left pinkie is practically useless. Have any of you experienced the same sort of thing on gear in general or TRT specifically? Is this a common side effect of testosterone use? Or is this the beginning of Lou Gehrig's disease? Am I going to end up like Stephen Hawking minus the 200 IQ?!?
  2. Hi everybody, I hope all you guys are doing great. Can anyone tell me how my dad can get prescribed TRT from a doctor? He is around 50 years old and gained alot of weight recently. I am pretty sure he has low test and would benefit from taking replacement therapy dose. He injured his back(herniated disc) in his 30s so he can't lift weights or run. I am trying to get him to do some cycling so he can loose weight but I think TRT would most definitely help since he has low energy levels and sleepy all the time. Since, I am a steroid user I can easily get him to use one of my vials of test and he knows about my steroid use. But he does not want me to give him test, he is scared because he could get enlarged prostate or prostate cancer. I also think its better that he goes to the doctor, what do you guys think ?
  3. Hi All, Just a quick guide for anyone who’s wanting to draw amps up into vials - I do this because my TRT is 0.6 Sus 250 E7D and wastage is just wastage... 1. Grab yourself 10 amps of whatever you’re using, an empty sterile 10ml vial, a syringe, some alcohol wipes, green drawing needle and another Needle to use as a vent (I use an orange). 2. Set your syringe and green needle up ( I only had 2ml’s laying around, if you’ve got a 5ml you can do it in a couple of passes) 3. Crack open your 10 amps either by hand or use an amp snapper ( whatever suits you) 4. Swab the rubber top of your open clear vial and add another needle (I used an orange) in at a 45 degree angle as ‘vent’. This makes it much easier passing all the fluid in. 5. Draw all the fluid up from the individual amps into the clear empty vial, finally re swabbing the top with another alcohol wipe. Jobs a goodun!
  4. I'm thinking of going with the Leger clinic in doncaster and was wondering if any of you guys had experience with it? If you have, what blood work do I need before consultation and what was the experience like? https://legerclinic.co.uk/
  5. What do you do and why? I’ve Been looking at some studies (which are included in the link below), which basically put forward a case that subq = better, aswell as microdosing. The text Below is an extract from a blog by Dr Robert Stevens at The mens health clinic (private TRT clinic). It’s a good and worthwhile read if you’re interested in these kinda things, as are the other studies in the blog. ————— “Testosterone preparations needs to enter the venous system to be transferred to the liver in order to have the attached ester cleaved. Testosterone has traditionally been administered via the intramuscular route as it is highly vascular. If the ester is cleaved too quickly, there can be a spike of oestradiol which can cause negative side effects such as anxiety, water retention, bloating and potentially gynaecomastia (breast tissue). The subcutaneous route is a suitable alternative as the absorption is delayed. Oil injected into this area encounters adipose (fat cells), collagen and fibrous tissue before entering capillaries, which then form veins and the lymphatic system, eventually joining the venous system. This essentially dilutes the rate of absorption, which not only leads to stable levels, but also less aromatisation of testosterone to oestradiol. Injecting into the subcutaneous space is also less painful and better tolerated than injecting into the muscle” - Source The mens health clinic (Link)
  6. Hi there, I am about to start TRT Treatment with Sustanon 250. My starting dose is 1ml every 2 and a half weeks. I assume this is a normal dose? Would you say its fine injecting with a 27G needle (0.4mm) Or would you suggest going larger? I was planning on injecting in my thigh. I am pretty lean so I assume it would go in Sub Q? I have 5'8 needles too which i could use. As for getting blood work done to check blood /t levels, how often would you say getting them completed? My Red blood is Border-line high. Thanks!
  7. Hi there, I have been on TRT for the last 9 months or so. I am a 27 year old with secondary hypogonadism . I am not a science guy and do what the doc tends to tell me. I started out taking Testosterone Cyp, injecting 0.5 ml once a week from a 200gm/ml vile....not even sure what the dose is! I combined it with HCG 2,500ui twice a week (if that sounds right.) Switched doctors, moved to the UK; everything is different here. The doc took me off the Test. as my RBC has tended to fluctuate; the Heamoglobin 174/176 g/L. They switched me to Androgels for a month...totally ineffectual for me and my Test levels went from 31 on injections to 10 (prior treatment i was 1.2-2). How high are these bloods? Are they likely to be a worry if i stay on T? If I did stay on Test. would switching to a different ester impact the RBC? The doctor wants me to be on HCG mono-therapy. I am open to the idea. I am however, curious as to why some doctors totally reject the idea of HCG mono-therapy and favor it only when combined with Test. when fertility is a concern. For me, fertility is not an issue. I just want to feel well, and after 4 weeks of renewed low T symptoms that were only getting worse, I dont really want to play the game of waiting another month here and there. Thanks!
  8. Hi chaps, Been on TRT for approx 4 years which has been fantastic in every way. Currently on 96.25mg TestC p/w and 700iu HCG p/w. Finally been able to book a holiday (in 7 weeks) and am now ready to do a cut. Ideally want to keep as much of my hard earned gains over the last 6 months as I can (lucky enough to have a decent home gym) so was looking at getting a little help with Anavar. I did a holiday cut last year with Ostarine which was pretty good although I'm carrying quite a bit more muscle this year. Am currently at 198lbs, 17.5% BF and my target is 14%. I was planning to take 20-30mg Pharmacom Anavar ED (ordered direct - I think I can say that as its the lab?) for 6 weeks, keep the same TestC protocol and increase my HCG to just over 1000iu. I also have pharma Anastrozole which I was planning to run alongside the cycle, perhaps 0.5mg EOD or ETD to keep E2 in check. I'm healthy, clean-diet, non-smoker and teetotal (boring sod) and my bloodwork always comes back clean ( baseline T approx 33-35, Free T 0.7-1, Prolactin and Oestradiol upper normal) and I'm 48.. I've done my research (all praise to SwoleTroll and you other fine experts) and I'm planning to do a T cycle in the near future, but don't want to waste my first proper cycle on a cut and I also know there are more effective orals for cutting; such as Clen but the sides are off-putting, and I think Anavar + low Test could be a good first mini cycle for me to break my cherry :-) Does the above sound sensible or am I a boring moron?
  9. What do you feel about sex while you are on steroids do you feel that you are having better sex - lebido erection sex duration - or worse sex than when you were natural. I am talking about healthy young people who just wanted a cycle for bodybuilding
  10. Can I find on the internet an endocrinologist that can help to give valuable advice to run a cycle that you have experience with not to be a scammer?
  11. First post, hoping someone can give a steer on what I need to change. I am a 49-year-old male and my main symptoms are fatigue, clumsiness, brain fog and severe cognitive issues. In 2017 I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease, causing hypothyroidism, and secondary hypogonadism (Testosterone 6.11 nmol/L (7.60 – 31.40), FSH 1.6 IU/L (1.50 – 12.40) and LH 2.82 IU/L (1.70 -8.60)). A review of my thyroid results confirmed I have been hypothyroid for over 15 years despite my GP always saying my results were fine. For my hypothyroidism I have tried Levothyroxine, Liothyronine and Levothyroxine, Natural Desiccated Thyroid (Erfa then Armour and then Erfa again) and now Levothyroxine with Natural Desiccated Thyroid. For SH I was initially given gels but after 5 months changed to Nebido on 11 week interval. All meds are via the NHS. Over the last 3 years I have had short periods ranging from 3 to 10 days when I felt I was getting better physically, but not cognitively, only for symptoms to return. At the beginning of last year I was diagnosed with Heterozygous Haemochromatosis and I am currently under the care of an NHS Haematologist. Ferritin levels were 700-800 ug/L at the time but have since come down and now are generally either below or at the bottom of range (currently19 ug/L) whereas Saturation levels have always been high (81.00% (<45%)). I also have secondary polycythaemia, generally controlled by venesection, although my low ferritin levels don’t allow the venesections to be as frequent as they probably should be. I also have non-alcoholic fatty liver. My belief is that the Nebido injections are adding to my problems due to causing complications with high hgb and hct, coupled with Haemochromatosis, and I would probably be better off on shorter intervals of a different injectable and maybe adding HCG. It also doesn’t help that ferritin level needs to be around 100-120 ug/L for thyroid meds to work effectively. Also, does any know who the go to NHS specialist is now that Dr. Hackett (who originally diagnosed me) has retired from the NHS? Thinking of trying Dr Savage, as I am in Birmingham and he’s not too far away, but can’t afford private meds (and I already get my meds via NHS). Any advice would be appreciated.
  12. So I ran a Sarms cycle. I have been feeling all the symptoms of low T for several months after including a lot of fatigue and depression. So I spoke to my GP and she did my whole hormone profile. I wanted to make sure I had low T so I can get TRT so I stayed up all night the night before. Anyway I think I over did it because my testosterone came back at 4.4 nMol/L and my FSH and LH was really low. My thyroid levels were also really low. Do you think low thyroid levels can be caused by not sleeping? Also, How do I reduce my testosterone without crashing the FSH and LH because the doctor is suspicious of steroid use.
  13. Hi there, I am a 27 year old male and have been on TRT for the last 9 or so months over in the US. I recently relocated to the UK (London) and had run into some trouble with continuing my treatment. I had been on Testosterone Cypionate and was responding very well. However, the urologist i saw in the UK said that cypionate wasn't available in the UK and I could either use gels or long acting injections. The Docs in America always told me to forget Gels, and a lot of online reading has supported this claim (the the Dr is a fan). I know it is possible to get Cyp from third party providers (Optimale, Balance My Hormone) but I wonder how trustworthy they are, and how much extra money they are taking? So now I am on Testogel, and quite frankly I think I am facing a psychological barrier owing to my American indoctrination. Do you think the Gels to be significantly inferior to Cyp? Is it real so bad? My biggest fear is giving the gels a few weeks or a month to work only to return to some kind of injection, by which stage I will have to wait around 8 weeks for any symptoms to disappear. (I know it is possible to get propionate and other short acting shots in London but I haven't really considered this). Any insight would be greatly appreciated!
  14. hi lads new member would really appreciate some feedback from someone who knows what there talking about 30 year old been training close to a decade never smoked can count drinks iv had in my life on one hand , nutrition always been good fitness always been big part of my life long story short , started getting really strange injuries every time I played football something would pull ended up out all season thought nothing of it , then noticed hair thinning more weeks went on mood changed , confidence almost non existent total different human being to what I was last year , started getting really dull ache in my shoulders all day every day for 12 weeks straight , never been to docs since I was 20 but I knew something wasnt right all bloods have come back fine , test level came back 13>30 which I'm well aware that's in the "normal" range but that range means nothing as every single human being is different , doc doesnt seem to want to link things to that but from what iv read online it seems like 2+2 just wondering if anyone on here has been through anything similar or any tips what I can do if doctor wont help pretty much rock bottom with how my body feels it's just not like me at all , thanks again lads appreciate any feedback
  15. Afternoon. I've been running a 'Trt dosage' myself of 100mg test e for the last 7 months then 4 months ago added hcg 500iu e3d. Previous to this is, I'd had 2 sets of bloods done at GP surgery due to explaining fatigue, brain fog, grumpiness lack of strength gains in gym, whilst having a very good diet, rest, good routine etc. I'd explained we'd been trying for another baby, we have an 8 year already, for best part of a year then, but with lack of libido I was often not interested or I wouldn't happen. Dr agreed to refer me to an NHS endo, but in mean time decided to cancel appointment and go it myself, knowing that me mentioning trying for a child would be pointless for treatment in their eyes. Got full medichecks bloods done just before I started hcg and I was high normal which I was happy with?! So since then, I'm fun to be around again, libido up, erections up. Can hold things in my head now and feel much younger. I'm leanest I've ever been and feel great, slowing reversing out of diet well. Strength pretty good until lockdown!! So forward 7 months, looking in to clomid and hmg, as sperm levels are obviously too low. I saw that Dave palumbo fertility protocol, but have since seen a few other, one of which is on here. I'm toying with the idea of reducing the test dose and upping the hcg and introducing clomid, with a view to adding in hmg when I can afford enough to start properly. That stuff is £££? Also about to book a private fertility test for me, but with covid that's going to be a while I think. Would it worth having a break from the hcg and start again with the higher dose after a while with clomid and hopefully hmg by then? Thinking 1000iu hmg m w f, 75ui hmg tu thur and 25mg Ed to see how I feel? What are peoples thoughts please?
  16. Hello all I am currently on 180 MG of test cypinate a week split over 2 doses I have just started 1000iu of HCG to to get my balls back to their original size and get my fertility back up and running. Had my blood work back recently and have high triglycerides and high cholesterol and high red cell blood count.Im going to clean up my diet and give blood to try and amend this any constructive advice on how to improve things would be appreciated.As far as “feel” I feel great would just like to improve the blood work for overall health and longevity.
  17. Hello, OK. So, those SARMs must have really been something because my Test levels are in the toilet. The doctor immediately wrote me a script for Test C at 200mg/ml, needles & barrels, HCG, and Arimidex. Insurance paid for everything, no problems. Picking my Test up in an hour, and going to administer my first shot. I have 20 gauge needles for pulling and 25 gauge needles for pushing. Both are an inch long. I plan on hitting my glute. I know to hit the outside upper quadrant near the hip and away from the sciatic nerve. My question is, though, how far should I push the needle in? All the way? Half way? I'm a thinner guy, not much fat on me. Though, my glutes are rather meaty (bubble butt). How deep is too deep? How shallow is too shallow? How can I tell if I'm too deep or not deep enough? Also, is it OK if some air gets pushed into the muscle, or should this be avoided? Thanks.
  18. Hey guys, Im on trt and was wondering if I could purchase cypionate or enanthate from a abroad pharmacy? I have a doctors note etc. Any help would be greatly appriciated
  19. Hi, So, I kinda screwed myself recently. I posted two days ago about quite possibly giving myself gyno through the use of various androgens without the necessary ancillaries. Anyway, I think that it's time I run a proper cycle: Test, HCG, SERM, AI, etc... I have the opportunity to visit a rejuvenation / sports medicine clinic in my area that offers full TRT prescriptions i.e. Test C 200 or 250, HCG, SERMs, AIs, etc. Of course, you have to qualify first through a blood test. That is, your Test levels have to be low enough. Now, I'm 42 this year, and I'm pretty sure I just knocked my natural Test levels in the dirt through my previously mentioned fuckery. Though, I want to be absolutely certain that I'll qualify for treatment (hopefully getting the 250 as opposed to the 200) Is there some way through diet and / or lifestyle that I can crash my natural Test levels for a day or two? I'd rather not use drugs to do this. Thanks.
  20. Hello! I hope you guys are staying healthy and safe in this crazy time. I have been on TRT for over 16 years now, I have done a total of 3 Test-E cycles @ 600mg/wk last one of them with Winstrol added. Lately, I was thinking if I am staying on TRT for life, can I add something else on my TRT with micro-dosing like Deca or Anavar? Is there a list of micro-dosing / curse-able AAS that could be added to TRT? No SARMS, please.
  21. TRT docs

    Has anyone used The mens health clinic, if so how much does it work out to a month for test and hcg? Im in two minds about changing from BMH to either The leger clinic (dr doug savage) or the Mens health clinic.
  22. Hybrid trt

    So I'm on test cyp 200mg deca 100mg split onto 2 shots x week, and proviron 25mg ed, not currently using arimidex as bloods not calling for it. Anyone else adding any extras on at all like t3 or hgh, primo , mast or low dose anavar?
  23. Hi to all, 43 years old. Was 280lbs now 240lbs Using gear off and on for over a decade. Last cycle was high dosages of test and dhb. But have used pretty much everything at some point. When coming to end of cycle I was rushed to hospital for surgery for a non related issue. My mind was on the surgery. The pct which was just about to start was put in the background. Was focusing on healing from the wound. Surgery was in mid September.... Stress and twice daily visits to hospital as outpatient for weeks. Then Mrs says wants a kid.... Realised I had no lebido, had Ed... Weight suddenly dropped 40 lbs as I realised my whole focus was on my post surgery and nothing else. Fsh, estro and test low. prolactin slight raised.. Maybe due to high stress levels last few Months. Started bloods... 3 months after should have started pct. LH 1.7 (1.7-8.6) FSH 1.24 (1.50 - 12.40) E2 5.9 (11.3 - 43.2) PROLACTIN 25.60 (4.04 - 15.20) TEST 1.63 (8.64 - 29.00) System was clear of all hormones. All other bloods glucose, lipids, liver etc were all good and healthy range. Started WK 1-2 HCG 1500iu week. 3 x wk Blood tested End of week 2 Blood Test Results LH <0.1 (1.7 - 8.6) FSH <0.10 (1.50 - 12.40) E2 19.0 (11.3 - 43.2) PROLACTIN 17.40 (4.04 - 15.20) TESTOSTERONE 7.39 (8.64 - 29.00) Test level went up from 1.63 to 7.39 but still just out of low end. Week 3/4 due to response increased to 2500iu hcg Mon, Wed, Fri. After 4 weeks hcg my test went up to 8.9nmol/l (8.64 - 29.00). So bottom of lower range. Lh and fsh had gone to zero due to the hcg. Felt much better than before. Actually could get wood and sperm. Psychologically much better etc. Moved to clomid/nolva.. Week 5-8 clomid 50mg/day Nolva 20mg/day WK 9 clomid 25mg/day Nolva 10mg/day Wewk 10 clomid 25mg/eod. Nolva 10mg/eod Now at start of week 7 (day 11 of clomid), did a blood test. My test had dropped back down to 1.7nmol/l. A minute fraction over what I was at start of pct! But I was told this was normal. LH had DROPPED TO 1 from 1.7 (1.7 - 8.6) prior and FSH to 0.85 from 1.3 (1.50 - 12.40) and SHBG had jumped to 70.5nmol/l from 52.2 at end of week 4. So while starting to feel better on hcg I switch to clomid and feel like crap.with numbers worse than at testing before hcg. Psychologically very low, low mood, no motivation, the usual for low T and e. Is this the end of the road? My numbers aren't moving with the clomid and realise the plan made for me doesn't probably fit as I'm very shutdown. I've bumped clomid up to 100mg/day with Nolva 20mg which is what I used to do) so don't know if numbers will start to rise. Feel terrible. But I'll ride the wave if there's a possibility I can recover at some point. Was thinking to stay on clomid at 100mg for total of 4 weeks with 20mg Nolva. To try and bring up lh/fsh numbers. Then taper down over couple weeks. And retest bloods 4 weeks post? I appreciate the protocol I was given but I think starting low dose has f**ked me. As I'm so shut down with coma cock. When being so suppressed should have starterd at 2500i.u. of the bat with hmg. Any suggestions on how long I can stay on clomid etc in attempt to try and do a strong pct now? Also should this fail after testing is that it and move on to trt or could you do pct again? If possible I really ant to stay off trt for life.. But I say this knowing how long I've used gear off and on and the risks incurred. My conundrum is 2 fold... My Mrs is old. 43... So her chance sof pregnancy are very low anyway. Im doing a reboot to recover normal hpta but how long if ever will it take and will I have any sperm even. Year plus if ever maybe.?? Or go on trt dose and smash hcg/hmg hope my dick starts working with the test and get some sperm and at least try to conceive after 3 or 4 months My fear is even on trt, no pregnancy and then most definetly no chance of recovery to normal hpta with test useage again. I apologise for such a long winded thread. Anyone who's still here... Thank you.
  24. Right. Get this... I’m being employed by an affluent couple to make a baby with her. The money is big. They aren’t into the clinics. They hit me up and I’m looking to travel to them once a month for a few days (while she’s in peek ovulation) until the job is done. So.... I’ve been on self administered TRT for the past 4 years. 200mg. Test Cyp. A bit of Arimidex to keep E2 in place. “TRT” has been very good for me but I’m concerned that this could make me much less fertile than I would ideally. Otherwise, I’m a pretty healthy 34yo, drink lots of water, eat well, sleep well. Hang between about 10-12% body fat year-round. Also worth mentioning I’m currently on a blast of 500mg test and 270mg nandrolone, which I’ve been running for about 2 months - a bit of caber to mitigate any weird prolactin issues. All good. I’ve got about a month of prep time before the first trip out there. My questions are: What sort of protocols can I look at to optimise my chances of getting the job done? Drop back to 200mg test? Cycle HCG? What sort of protocol? What have you guys done to father kids who have been on the hormones? Any tips or tricks? Thanks in advance!!! Rich
  25. Hi. Background: Male in mid 40's. Been on TRT (via Dr Savage). Was on Sustanon 250 (approx 125mg per week) for about 2 years. Decided to come off it (some issues with hemotocrat which has been sorted out via donating blood, and some aggression esp after injecting). Now week 8 off TRT, and feel like shite. Had my bloods done, and free T is low so thinking of hopping back on TRT. Your thoughts?