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Old 01-31-19, 12:01 PM
TRT or Mild Steroid Cycle?
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"Would 250 mg. of testosterone a week be considered testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) or a low-dosage cycle? Would you recommend taking something to regulate estrogen with it?"

Well, 250 mg. of testosterone a week doesn't qualify as testosterone replacement unless you used to be lead castrati for the 17th century Vienna Boy's Choir. It's definitely a low-dose steroid cycle, but I can see why you're confused.

More and more TRT docs are starting their patients out at 200 or more milligrams of testosterone a week and automatically starting them on something like the drug Arimidex to regulate estrogen.

This practice isn't exactly criminal, but it is kind of smarmy. Most doctors, when they're prescribing drugs, try to start you out on a low dose of a drug to see how you respond. That allows them to call an audible and increase the dosage if needed.

Not so with most TRT docs. They wink and give you an amount of testosterone that's more suited for TRT in a bull moose or lowland gorilla.

As far as reducing estrogen, it shouldn't even be attempted unless you're manifesting symptoms like itchy or puffy nipples, depression, moodiness, or an anemic sex drive because having the right amount of estrogen is crucial to male health. Too little estrogen, though, and you get funky arteries, brittle bones, achy joints, and run a risk of heart problems.

TRT should start at about 100 mg. a week and be given in bi-weekly (twice a week) subcutaneous injections (not intra-muscular).

Giving the shot subcutaneously (in the lower abdomen with an insulin needle) appears to lead to less aromatization (conversion to estrogen), as does giving a shot twice a week instead of once a week (it lowers the testosterone spike you'd get from a single injection, thus automatically leading to less conversion to estrogen).

Noted TRT specialist Dr. John Crisler, who pioneered these seemingly unorthodox methods, even believes that subcutaneous testosterone injections give you more bang for the buck, even suggesting that 80 mg. of testosterone given sub-Q works as well as 100 mg. given intramuscularly, which is all the more reason to give Arimidex based on symptoms rather than dosage.

If, however, you're paranoid about estrogen, you can eat more cruciferous vegetables (cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts) or take resveratrol, a polyphenol that has a whole host of effects, including regulating estrogen.
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Old 01-31-19, 12:05 PM
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250 is definitely overkill, imo. I take 125mg a week and my levels are fine. I've also haven't had to use any estrogen blockers yet.
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I'm prescribed 100mg of test a week but I'll take 180mg a week for like a month or six weeks then come back down to 100mg for a month.

Been doing this for almost a year now.

I also get blood drawn every six months.

If changes need to be made feel free to let me know??
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Old 01-31-19, 02:26 PM
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I'm prescribed 100mg of test a week but I'll take 180mg a week for like a month or six weeks then come back down to 100mg for a month.

Been doing this for almost a year now.

I also get blood drawn every six months.

If changes need to be made feel free to let me know??
Judging by your profile pic, the only change I'd recommend is getting a girl and take it easy on beating off. LOL...just fucking with ya.
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Old 01-31-19, 11:27 PM
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Sub-q

Might give that a shot soon
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Old 01-31-19, 11:28 PM
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Old 02-01-19, 11:11 AM
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i will never shoot sub-q. fuck that. seen and heard too many issues from that. the instructions on pharma test clearly states "for intramuscular injection".
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Old 02-01-19, 11:15 AM
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i will never shoot sub-q. fuck that. seen and heard too many issues from that. the instructions on pharma test clearly states "for intramuscular injection".
Agreed.


I mean cucumbers are meant to be eaten, but many put that shit up their ass.

I've always done IM shots unless it was peptides or GH
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Old 02-01-19, 11:18 AM
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cucumbers are meant to be eaten, but many put that shit up their ass.
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Old 02-01-19, 12:08 PM
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More and more guys are using sub-q for trt doses. Anything over 150mg/wk and you would want to do IM. Only thing I wouldn’t like is the daily injections.
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Old 02-05-19, 06:57 PM
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250 a week is what I run .it's definitely not trt it's a low cycle if you will.. I run it as a cruise dose n keep on keeping on. Works well for me so far.

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Old 02-05-19, 07:45 PM
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I mean cucumbers are meant to be eaten, but many put that shit up their ass.

I've always done IM shots unless it was peptides or GH
Ahhh...so you have used GH you big fibber!
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Old 02-05-19, 09:24 PM
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Ahhh...so you have used GH you big fibber!
If you call it that lol


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Old 02-06-19, 01:19 AM
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If you call it that lol


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I'll look bro and post it. Lol


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Old 02-06-19, 09:44 AM
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redback, rado tried it for like a month or 2. he completely fucked up the dosing because reconstituting 1cc of water with 10iu of gh and running 2-3 iu per day was far too complex for his limited mind. since that day he has been laughed at and kicked daily. we spit on him.
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redback, rado tried it for like a month or 2. he completely fucked up the dosing because reconstituting 1cc of water with 10iu of gh and running 2-3 iu per day was far too complex for his limited mind. since that day he has been laughed at and kicked daily. we spit on him.
Die faggot

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Old 02-08-19, 08:59 PM
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Lol...oh. Well it's not for everyone I guess...
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