Between the Testim yesterday and today, and the HCG I’ve been taking – I feel great. I’m not back to normal yet, but I’m getting there and it’s not just placebo.
Sometimes it seems like the healthCARE industry is more like a healthWON’T industry. Why do we always have to color within their lines when everyone’s situation is different? I don’t get it.
The two major testosterone gel brands are Testim and Androgel. They are very similar and generally prescribed interchangeably, but sometimes insurance won’t cover one or the other. Often, I hear that they won’t cover Testim and people want to know if Androgel is just as good.
Stay tuned for lots more posts about testosterone replacement therapy. I’ll have the next 40-60 years to write about it from first-hand experience.
How old were you when you started hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and how long have you been on?
I’m just not on top of my game when it comes to work these days. I’ve felt like this before, and it was during the months leading up to my diagnoses of secondary hypogonadism. As soon as I started on the Testim Gel I started enjoying my job again and I was kicking ass and taking names during meetings.
My second round of testosterone level tests results just came back. The first time I was low again, but this time I am normal. But I don’t FEEL normal, and because I am just barely normal on a scale that goes hundreds of points and is meant for men much older than me.
Are you young and facing a lifetime of TRT? Are you over 40 and have been taking testosterone non-stop for more than 20 years? I want to hear from you. A LOT of people in my situation want to hear from you. How young is too young for TRT?
The moral of the story here is that if you’re a man over the age of 30 and you are starting to feel depressed, yet have never really been the type to get depressed before, get your testosterone levels checked before committing to treatment with anti-depressants.
When it comes to diagnosing and treating any hormone deficiency – including testosterone, growth hormone and thyroid – your doctor should be the first stop. A primary care physician may run some tests, but eventually he or she will probably send you to an endocrine specialist (endocrinologist). The primary care doctor needs to know a […]
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