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Old 06-29-2018, 12:33 PM
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I , felt physically & mentally tired for the last 8-10 months and finally decided to see doctor.

My B12 ,Ds & Testosterone are low And blood pressure a little high

She recommended Testosterone CYP 200 MG/ML INJ 1ML I am to get my first shot on monday. & every three weeks after.

What can I expect ??
Is this something that needs to build up in the body over time ?
Are their any known side effects that I should look out for ??

Any information would be greatful
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Originally Posted by Eaglemsi1 View Post
I , felt physically & mentally tired for the last 8-10 months and finally decided to see doctor.

My B12 ,Ds & Testosterone are low And blood pressure a little high

She recommended Testosterone CYP 200 MG/ML INJ 1ML I am to get my first shot on monday. & every three weeks after.

What can I expect ??
Is this something that needs to build up in the body over time ?
Are their any known side effects that I should look out for ??

Any information would be greatful
All questions for your doctor.
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All questions for your doctor.
Whatever you do dont ask this guy, he doesn't know the first thing about testosterone, estrogen maybe, but not testosterone.
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Expect to feel like a 22 year old. That stuff is great.
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Old 06-29-2018, 12:49 PM
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Works almost immediately (next day)
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I am doing this. It changed my life. Best thing I have done for myself in years. You will feel the difference in a week.
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If it's as great as the last 3 posters say, there has to be a downside. Rarely does nature allow free lunches.
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Discuss with your doctor the relationship between testosterone shots and prostate cancer. The shots don't cause the cancer, but they might accelerate it.
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Are you over weight? Do you exercise?
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Are you over weight? Do you exercise?
Yes 22 lbs over all put on in the last year & a half I dont know if that is what triggered the mental & physical tiredness or if it was the loss of the Vitamin B12 & Ds coupled with low testosterone. I have started to walk a gain started 3 weeks ago going about a mile & half 3 times a week but it is an effort boat is down so no fishing or swimming in the sea for the last couple of months.
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Discuss with your doctor the relationship between testosterone shots and prostate cancer. The shots don't cause the cancer, but they might accelerate it.

She spoke about that but my PSA is a 1 and she said normally they dont worry about it until it gets to 3 or 4
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Have heard that PSA does go up and with it chances for prostate cancer. In addition to walking, you should definitely consider weight training. Found this on the 'net:

First off, research does show that resistance training releases testosterone. But the quantity depends on the amount of muscle mass being stimulated, volume, and intensity. Simply just lifting weights doesn't work. ... The more muscle mass stimulated during an exercise the more testosterone is going to be released.

It will help accelerate your weight loss.

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Originally Posted by Eaglemsi1 View Post
She spoke about that but my PSA is a 1 and she said normally they dont worry about it until it gets to 3 or 4
Wouldn't the damage already be done at that point? Doesn't seem worth it based on that alone.
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Your doctor is a girl, I had one as well (cute, almost half my age) I switched doctors because I wasn’t comfortable talking to her about guy stuff. Anyway the next doc is ok but I’m not sure which one would be worse for the prostrat exam, you might want to think about that one
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Had same test results as you. I am on it every other week. I do my own injections. It's easy, but sucks. Tiny needles but the substance is thick so it is in about 15-20 seconds and sometimes burns while injecting. The results are undeniable. Only downsides I have seen are 1, the shot its self sucks and some back/shoulder pimples sometimes a few days after shots.
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Originally Posted by willie g View Post
Your doctor is a girl, I had one as well (cute, almost half my age) I switched doctors because I wasn’t comfortable talking to her about guy stuff. Anyway the next doc is ok but I’m not sure which one would be worse for the prostrat exam, you might want to think about that one

I am in my late 60s at this stage I have nothing I would not say to doctor man or woman and it would not worry me on the exam
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The shot effect has bell curve shape. The IM injections start to be absorbed immediately and while everyone is different the effect builds for a time and then declines. I was getting once a month shots and the effects peaked about 10 days in. By the end of the period the effects were almost gone. There is a bit of trial and error in finding the right dose. In the beginning I was experiencing a bit of impatience and anger issues. Dialed it done a little and got the physical effect I was looking for and not the impatience.
The medical field is split on using this as they are unsure of the effects on the prostate. Regular monitoring is important.
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Whatever you do dont ask this guy, he doesn't know the first thing about testosterone, estrogen maybe, but not testosterone.
You are correct, I don't need it.
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I'm not a doctor, but I do know a little about testosterone injections. Can't tell you anything about numbers, levels or how they correlate, but you need to keep a check on them. Before you get your 1st injection, you should have a blood test in hand that has your liver function, PSA, testosterone levels and a few other numbers the doctor should know. Once you get the injections, you get blood test done every 6 months and then see the doctor after the test....they go over the numbers with you and make sure everything is staying in check. As stated, testosterone doesn't cause prostate cancer, but it can "feed" it if it's present. Stay on top of your blood test and regular doctor visits and let them know how your feeling.....a level that works for one may be too high or low for another. Your body will let you know when you have the right amount for you. If you are using a quality testosterone (picked up by prescription at a legit pharmacy) and not mixing it with other drugs to make a steroid cocktail, you don't have much to worry about.....all the nasty problems you hear about are usually from people buying (generally black market) and mixing steroid cocktails themselves in massive doses.
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I would recommend that you visit some of the TRT forums. The injection protocol that she is prescribing is out of date. It is now advised that you take at least 1 shot per week. Some people do up to 3 shots per week. This protocol mimics your natural Testosterone production much more closely than a once every 3 week shot. Again check out some of the TRT forums. Excelmale, Tnation......etc.
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