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Author Topic: Testosterone replacment therapy and well being/aging.  (Read 390 times)

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Offline paintedroom

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Testosterone replacment therapy and well being/aging.
« on: March 22, 2019, 11:33:31 am »
Hey all,haven`t been on in a long while as its been a pretty stressful year and i simply haven`t felt like sharing or contributing.I was hit by a car while cycling and its been a year of endless back problems and i`m self employed..enough.
I was reading here the other day on aging and Hiv and that Hiv might contribute to advancing the aging process and lack of well being and it occurred to me that TRT might be of some considerable help to those that don`t know of their testosterone levels.When i was first diagnosed HIV + i had all the bloods done,they didn`t test for Testosterone.I knew i was feeling pretty dire and did plenty of research and figured i had all the symptoms of low T and drew it to the attention of my hiv Doc.To cut a long story short i had the testosterone of  70 year old man and was put on TRT.Now its taken a while to dial in(ask me if necessary) but it really is like night and day as to how you feel and its effects are not just exclusive to well being..it has many,many other anti aging benefits and is surely worth a check for those that are over 40 and feeling a hundred years old.When i had low T i was prone to depression,took slights and slurs way too hard,was always tired,despondent,limp dicked and saw little future.When the therapy kicked in,the changes were subtle,more an absence of symptoms but later i found myself doing some food shopping and saying to myself,where are all these supermodels coming from ?? As the therapy became better dialed in,i was beginning to see opportunities everywhere and i don`t just mean romantically.
So just to those who are concerned with the Hiv aging complex,it might be worth your while investigating T levels.Certainly,here in Ireland you have to ask them to check your levels.
Hope all well with everyone,P.
Dx`d mid July 2016
8/8/2016 - CD4 50     VL 50,000
5/9/2016 -  CD4 150
13/9/2016  VL  undetectable.
March `17 - CD4 193   VL undetectable.
March  `18 CD4 214    VL undetectable
March 2019 CD4 325  VL UD
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