wolf359 January 28, 2020, 7:55pm #4. I experienced night sweats and less than ideal sleeping (waking up throughout the night), feeling flat energy-wise. For those of you who have followed my TRT so far, you know that I am on Testogel (50mg per day). What I hate about isolating the way I feel is that…I also take adhd medicine daily that has similar side effects(mild) to what could be too high test, too high estrogen, too low estrogen. I didn’t experience excess androgens once weekly dosing, but more shot frequency did make a huge difference. Male Anti-Aging Medicine: 5: Sep 5, 2013 I'm not saying do 200mg twice a week. Thank you. For me the sign that a dose (in terms of therapeutic effect) is “too high” is simply that the level of benefit I perceive levels off and exacerbated autonomic dysfunction becomes irritating… not to say I experience any detrimental side effect aside from the sympathetic nervous system dominance… but libido increase levels off (doesn’t decrease though), energy ceases to continually increase etc. @Emcon456 1 Like. Should I self adjust it to a lower amount or just wait the 3 months till I get my blood work done? 100mg weekly is more common starting. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. TRT differs from anabolic steroid usage, in which supraphysiological dosages are taken to raise levels above normal. I have also used AS, mostly deca. Testosterone pellets can … Less lethargic? I’m asking because at 200mg/ week.I don’t believe I’m at my optimal sweet spot. 200mg/week without an ai…even at daily injections that seems like it would aromatize…what did you notice that was better personally after switching to this protocol? What is your dosing schedule? Also, we were using supraphysiological doses, stacks, etc. Instead of boosting fertility, TRT can cause azoospermia (no viable sperm produced) by up to 40%) All of these risks could make testosterone replacement therapy a less-than-effective infertility treatment for men. While some men start TRT and never run into issues with their estroven levels (Consider yourself lucky) others aren’t so fortunate. I did literally the exact same thing as you. Who shouldn’t get TRT? Dear Nelson, I am a 67 year old hiv positive man who has been on TRT for years. But I doubt he’ll up it to 200mg that’s a big jump but in the end I want to stop buying UGL Test and Anas it’ll be one less thing to worry about. He has me dosing once per week at 200 mg per week right now. But, to answer your question, yes, pain and soreness around the nipples is a side effect of high estrogen. I really think the issue was I went from not injecting to injecting large amounts all at once. How to monitor TRT dose Today, 01:00 PM Thomas B. Repas, DO, FACP, FACE, CDE, is an endocrinologist, lipidologist and physician nutrition specialist in clinical practice at the Regional Medical Clinic Endocrinology and Diabetes Education Center in Rapid City, SD. DHT is a metabolite of testosterone – its volume increases with higher testosterone levels. That’s the top end of what is typically prescribed and you’re quite young but it’s best to move forward and just check as directed. If so, why would you admit to AAS use + show a pic of yourself, theoretically wouldn’t any medals you’ve won be stripped? I also think there is a mindset where if you look for something hard enough, you’ll find it, so try not to overthink it. 2. Doc prescribed 100mg but I use more from UGL test as well as UGL ai. Testosterone Cream vs Injections: How to Compare TRT Dosage? How much varies again, but I'd say 10 mg EOD would be more than enough - about 35 mg/wk. Furthermore, a total T reading of 700 might be perfect for one guy, allowing him to reap all the benefits of TRT, but that same level might not be right for you. I've been trying to titrate my weekly TRT dose down to see what the lowest amount is that I can get away with without losing a high quality of life, good libido, good state of well-being, no brain fog, etc. Excess body hair growth – also known as hirsutism, this can be an undesirable side effect of TRT. I’m thinking of going 70mg 2x/week or 20mg daily. 1) Testicular Atrophy – This is partly a cosmetic/ego issue, but could also result in permanent atrophy and sterilization. Call and leave a message or something. Did you start using anabolic immediately after starting or only when seriously competitive? TRT clinic. Eventually dropped to 100mg/week and dropped the anastrozole. The pros of doing daily IM in the delts has nothing to do with the placebo of injecting everyday thus feeling like you’re more stable or flat right? If that’s what your doc prescribed run it until the next test. Testosterone Gel vs Cream. T Replacement. In any event, you should be doing injections twice a week, whatever the dose ends up being. This is why labs are useful, if you were daily dosing this point is moot. But TRT has few proven benefits for people, especially younger males, with normal or high T levels. You mentioned 50 mg/wk which I think is too high, and you also said every 3.5 days which is too long. Of course, after a couple of months with my strength dropping, my work capacity diminishing, I was ready to crank it up again. Other side effects such a acne, sexual dysfunction (in either direction) are reported. Gil T answers this common question about Testosterone Replacement Therapy: Is my TRT Dose Too High? Just split your current dose to twice weekly and give yourself at least a month to get used to the new protocol. Fatigue may be caused by too low testosterone, too high or too low estrogen, too low vitamin D, nicotine, bad eating habits, a combination of the above, or a … For most men, 100 mg. a week of either ester is enough for effective TRT. Even though my last cbc in August revealed I was … second in my personal opinion your test levels are too high for an actual TRT protocol. I out lifted stronger guys because I was more skilled, and I was beaten by guys not as strong as me who were simply better athletes, faster, etc., more skilled. Powered by Discourse, best viewed with JavaScript enabled. Many athletes and bodybuilders have been known to go to extremes and take doses as high as 800 mg a week for muscle development and strength. Is that you in you’re profile pic? Do I have to Cycle Off Testosterone Replacement Therapy? Yet most men lose testosterone with age. I would have saved a lot of time had I just dropped the anastrozole and went to more frequent dosing but stayed at the same dose. And the risks may outweigh the benefits. Not All Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) Is Created Equal. Follow docs protocol till you get bloodwork. But I'm no doctor so who the hell am I to say. I probably would have been fine after a while had I not read about the cancer that is “high E2”. My simple timeline of protocol since May: 100mg test cyp/week 12 weeks 1500 iu/week HCG Mono 160mg test cyp/week last 4 weeks. Good advice given to me at one time was “don’t look for something you do not want to find.”. The […] However, I do think this was more a factor of the length of time we were “on” than the particular dose. Damn that’s crazy high for TRT yeah I’m going to ask him. How Long for TRT to Work? This creates a couple of issues. 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