Two Alternatives to TRT for Secondary Hypogonadal Men

TRT Man

I started testosterone replacement therapy at age 31 after being diagnosed with secondary hypogonadism. Researching hormone replacement therapy (HRT) with testosterone was difficult because all of the info was for women or bodybuilders. So I decided to create a site for average guys looking into TRT.

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10 Responses

  1. Abe Coskrey says:

    I’ve experienced some good results from a thing called Natural Energy Max, It did take some time but I think that’s always going to be the case with legal products. Since using it though, the results have been steady and I’ve really benefitted from it. They’re offering a free trial currently so it’d be a good time to check it out.

  2. LC says:

    Your website is interesting, I swear we must be related because your comments concerning depression, lax of sex drive, depression at work are exactly how I feel.
    I have tried t-shots, testim, androgel and am now trying a compound made at a pharmacy but feel it is not working as I am experiencing the depression and apathy again.
    My untreated levels have been around 270 since I was 35.   Looking at me you would not think there is a problem.  I am tall, strong (weight lifter since 18 – never took drugs though) but have the ‘man breasts’.
    I am curious, how did your testing with the ‘2 alternatives’ go?

  3. TRT Man says:

    LC,

    Trying to rid my body of ALL estrogen using Arimidex didn’t go well. It didn’t make things worse, but didn’t help either.

    I haven’t been able to try the LH/FSH drugs because they’re not approved for hypogonadism by the FDA. I might try and source them another way and will keep you posted.

    Regards,

     

    TRT

  4. LC says:

    Ah that stinks,  I have tried the following stuff:
    The ‘Patch’ – Gave that up because it really irritated my skin.  I got tired of switching it around my body and having it leave welts.
    Tablet – There is a tablet that adheres to the gum, this didn’t work for me as it kept falling off and when I would eat I would wind up eating the tablet.
    Shots – Painful and didn’t last long.
    Androgel – Works ok, still hate it.
    Testim – May go back to that.
    I have found if I lift weights a lot it seems to help but it really depresses me that no-one can find an answer as to why this happens.  My diet is good, my weight is dead spot perfect but no-one knows why.
    I have been checked for micro-tumors in my brain and the only thing they ‘think’ might be happening is that there are some areas in my pituitary gland that have just decided not to work.
    I keep hoping for a pill I can take once daily as I hate the gel.
     

  5. steve says:

    I have been taking shots for two years now .I take them weekly to even out the highs and lows also in the thigh not painfull at all. now for the negative i now have a high red blood count and have to donate blood every six weeks and my health is getting worse tired legs soar feet short of breath yeah this sucks

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